1. Final Game-by-Game Predictions for the New England Patriots' 2012 Season

    Football is back. More importantly, the Patriots are back. Over the last few months, we've watched Bill Belichick fine-tune every last nook and cranny of this team...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 5,859 reads 20 comments

  2. Patriots vs. Giants: 10 Things We Learned from New England's 6-3 Loss

    The Patriots wrapped up their 2012 preseason Wednesday night with a loss to the Giants , 6-3. It was a disappointing end to a disappointing preseason. New England only won a single exhibition game...

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  3. New England Patriots: Preseason Standouts Who Will Carry Through to Season

    As the regular season quickly approaches, it's time to look back on the Patriots ' biggest contributors of the preseason. Some of these guys are veterans; others are rookies. Some are guaranteed to make the roster, and others aren't...

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  4. Patriots vs. Buccaneers: New England's Biggest Winners and Losers

    The Patriots wrapped up their third preseason game on Friday night with a loss to the Buccaneers , 28-30. Tampa Bay nailed three field goals from over 50 yards out...

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  5. Projecting the New England Patriots' Final 53-Man Roster After Preseason Week 2

    Two preseason games are in the history books. Two more linger on the horizon. The clock is winding down to the 2012 season, and the Patriots are getting ready for war...

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  6. Why the New England Patriots Keep Winning and the New York Jets Keep Losing

    The New England Patriots head into the 2012 season as the reigning kings of the AFC East. There's been a lot of discussion about whether or not they can hold their throne with the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills circling them like sharks...

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  7. How Bill Belichick Can Lead the Patriots to a Super Bowl Victory in 2012

    A fascinating article recently caught my eye. It's Kerry Byrne's piece on Cold Hard Football Facts.Com titled "Belichick's secret: exposed!" In an effort to explain Bill Belichick ...

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  8. Saints vs. Patriots: New England's Biggest Winners and Losers

    The Patriots finished their first contest of the 2012 preseason with a 7-6 victory over the Saints . The tight score may hint at a rather brutal affair, as if some unstoppable ...

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  9. Analyzing New England's Biggest Concern Heading into 2012

    Only a few months removed from their last Super Bowl appearance, the New England Patriots have spent the offseason infusing their roster with fresh talent in a quest for a fourth banner...

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  10. What Are Bill Belichick's Biggest Concerns in Patriots Training Camp?

    Over the offseason, head coach Bill Belichick made three moves that shook the earth beneath the feet of Patriots fans: He acquired Brandon Lloyd in free agency and traded-up twice in the draft to grab Chandler Jones and Dont'a Hightower...

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  11. New England Patriots 2012: How Patriots Fans Feel Right Now

    When you're a Patriots fan, you don't spend too much time worrying. Sure, we breakdown all the numbers, we analyze the guts of the franchise and scrutinize their every move, but we do it out of passion and devotion, not out of concern or frustration...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 2,529 reads 9 comments

  12. New England Patriots: Predicting Leaders in Every Receiving Category

    The Patriots have the two best tight ends in the NFL . They have a receiver with over 100 receptions and over 1,100 yards in four of his last five seasons. They have another receiver who led the league in receiving yards in 2010...

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  13. Ranking the 25 Players Who New England Patriots Fans Hate Most

    This is it. Our greatest enemies, assembled into one comprehensive list. Ranked in order, these are our most antagonistic rivals, our most repulsive foes, our most hostile adversaries...

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  14. New England Patriots: Why 15-1 Is a Realistic Possibility for the Pats This Year

    September 9th is probably already circled on your calendar, but is September 23rd double-circled? It should be. On that night, the Patriots will enter Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium for their toughest road game of 2012...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 7,345 reads 67 comments

  15. Ray Allen: The Real Reason Celtics Fans Are Upset About Losing the SG to Miami

    Yes, there's an issue of broken loyalty here. But really, when you get down to the nitty -gritty, what's the real cause of pain for Boston Celtics fans? What's the real reason ...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 5,147 reads 75 comments

  16. New England Patriots: Analyzing the Impact of Super Bowl XLII and XLVI

    Heading into Super Bowl XLII, the Patriots were 18-0. Sure, 19-0 was a lot to ask for, but realism was begging for a lapse into surrealism. The Patriots were about to paint their masterpiece with a perfect season, and destiny was on their side...

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  17. Most Overpaid & Underpaid New England Patriots Currently on the Roster

    The business side of football can give you headaches. It's painful to see your favorite teams and players stuck in arduous contract struggles. When money's on the line, no team is immune to a little tug-of-war...

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  18. New England Patriots: Report Card Grades for Every Positional Unit on the Roster

    Here comes the magnifying glass. Top to bottom, this investigation highlights the good, the bad and the ugly of the 2012 New England Patriots . The makeup of this roster is extremely audacious...

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  19. Why the New England Patriots Shouldn't Be in a Rush to Get over Super Bowl XLVI

    This year, the Los Angeles Kings played with an urgent compulsion to win. Last year, the Boston Bruins played with an all-out refusal to lose. Two different types of teams with contrasting philosophies, yet both hoisted the Stanley Cup...

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  20. 6 Encouraging Signs Heading into New England Patriots' 2012 Season

    When your football team makes accurate decisions during the offseason, the season can't arrive soon enough. The energy is electric. You can feel it in your bones and in your fingertips...

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  21. NFL 2012: Bold Prediction for New England's Opponent in Super Bowl XLVII

    The Patriots will return to the Super Bowl in 2012. First reason: Tom Brady The guy's coming off a 5,000-plus-yard season, and he's playing with an immeasurable amount of confidence...

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  22. Biggest Winners and Losers of New England Patriots OTAs

    When you're building your football team, there are three types of players you want on your roster: stars, fixers and heroes (Sterling Moore). To be successful in the NFL , you need all three...

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  23. The NBA Boston Celtics Are One Win Away from Saving the World

    When you're building a Dream Team, the goal is to play fantasy basketball in real life. You have a blank check with which to sign any player your little heart desires. Michael Jordan? Check...

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  24. 7 NFL Players Who Shined in OTAs and Could Make 53-Man Rosters

    The free-agency frenzy and the draft is essentially like having two minutes to shop for groceries before a massive storm hits. The supermarket is packed with customers, and items are flying off the shelves...

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  25. Analyzing Tom Brady's Greatest Career Achievements

    When it comes to ranking the greatest athletes of all time, everyone has their own definition of what constitutes true greatness...

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