1. Why the New England Patriots Are Back in the Running for NFL's Best Team

    Heading into Week 14 of the 2013 NFL season, the New England Patriots are ranked No. 4 on ESPN's weekly power ranking. They should be higher than No. 4. In fact, they should be No...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 10 months ago 10,920 reads 56 comments

  2. Why Julian Edelman Is the Key to New England's 2013 Championship Run

    Nothing's been handed to Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman . His opportunities and achievements alike have been the fruits of his incredible labor, his stunning adaptability, his tough skin and his mental preparedness...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 10 months ago 12,734 reads 55 comments

  3. 5 Things We Learned About the Patriots After Week 12 Win over Broncos

    It isn't often when the most anticipated game of the year goes beyond the spectrum of what anyone saw coming. But that's what happened on a brutally cold and windy Sunday night in Foxboro...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 10 months ago 11,062 reads 51 comments

  4. How the New England Patriots Can Silence Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers Offense

    Monday night is going to be huge. If you have skin in the game because you're a Patriots fan or a Panthers fan, then you likely feel a twinge of anxiety along with your normal anticipation of a Monday-night brawl...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 11 months ago 5,355 reads 21 comments

  5. Key Adjustments the New England Patriots Must Make During Bye Week

    Even as the New England Patriots carry an impressive 7-2 record into their bye week, many fans are still wondering whether or not it's safe to buy into them...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 11 months ago 7,545 reads 32 comments

  6. Dissecting the Most Crucial Matchups in New England's Week 9 Action

    The Patriots have been the gold standard of excellence in the NFL since 2001. For that reason, everybody wants to beat them...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 11 months ago 2,201 reads 11 comments

  7. Did Belichick Build a Patriots Team with a Real Shot at the Super Bowl?

    Between 2001 and 2004, Bill Belichick led the Patriots to three Super Bowl victories and elevated the franchise to a level of extreme success, which created a radical culture of winning...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 12 months ago 5,621 reads 41 comments

  8. 5 Bold Predictions for Patriots Week 6 Matchup

    Week 6 of the 2013 NFL season was supposed to feature a game of fate. This was a game in which Tom Brady would tie Drew Brees ' record for 54 consecutive regular season games with a passing touchdown...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 12 months ago 10,901 reads 31 comments

  9. Why the New England Patriots Defense Will Keep Them in the Super Bowl Discussion

    The New England Patriots earned their most impressive win of the season last Sunday, but the joy of a hard-fought victory was quickly marred by the solemn news that nose tackle Vince Wilfork was finished for the season with a torn Achilles...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 12 months ago 4,247 reads 21 comments

  10. Dissecting Best Individual Matchups to Watch in Patriots' Week 4 Action

    The New England Patriots are 3-0 for the first time since 2007. On Sunday night, they'll storm into the Georgia Dome to face quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons . It'll be New England's toughest challenge of this young season...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 2,725 reads 15 comments

  11. Full Week 3 Stat Predictions for New England Patriots' Offensive Players

    The New England Patriots are perfect on paper with a 2-0 record. And yet both victories offered uncomfortable glimpses into the heart and soul of a sloppy, disgruntled offense struggling to connect...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 5,803 reads 3 comments

  12. Patriots vs. Bills: Full Roster Report Card Grades for New England

    The New England Patriots spent all of Sunday afternoon struggling to defuse the "underdog electricity" at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Finally, with five seconds left on the clock, they clipped the right wires and waltzed out of Buffalo with a 23-21 victory..

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 5,502 reads 10 comments

  13. Dissecting Best Individual Matchups to Watch in Patriots' Week 1 Action

    The New England Patriots will open their 2013 season on September 8, facing the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 2,863 reads 6 comments

  14. New England Patriots: Best and Worst of Patriots Preseason

    Through three preseason games, the New England Patriots have hit sporadic stretches of brilliance and precision. At certain times, though, especially in Detroit , they hit muddy patches in which they looked inaccurate and unsure of themselves...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 7,612 reads 23 comments

  15. New England Patriots' Biggest Preseason Disappointments Through Three Games

    The New England Patriots are 2-1 in the 2013 preseason. So far, we've seen plenty of good, plenty of bad and plenty of ugly. Against the Eagles in their opener, the Patriots looked smooth and powerful...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 12,941 reads 489 comments

  16. 5 Burning Questions the New England Patriots Still Need to Answer

    Oftentimes, the more answers you come across, the more questions spring to mind. That's true in life and true in football. It's especially true for New England Patriots fans...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 8,313 reads 18 comments

  17. New England Patriots Stock Watch: Which Players Are Rising and Falling at Camp

    Preseason matters. These are competitive situations and the truly competitive teams take these matters seriously. The teams that plan to play in January and February get serious now, during these hot summer days and these steamy August nights...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 12,395 reads 30 comments

  18. Stock Up, Stock Down for New England Patriots Training Camp

    August is hot in a savage way, but the excitement of training camp and preseason provides a refreshing reminder that the seasons will soon change. This is when the initial seeds are planted, with roster spots being won and lost under the burning sun...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 10,929 reads 32 comments

  19. New England Patriots: Grading the Strength of Every Position Heading into Camp

    The youth are getting restless. Brazen young players on the Patriots roster will be looking to mark their territory in training camp...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 5,695 reads 28 comments

  20. Previewing 6 Critical Players on the New England Patriots' Roster Bubble

    It's been a long, tumultuous offseason for the New England Patriots . Training camp will undoubtedly provide a relief from the tension and the headlines...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 9,159 reads 51 comments

  21. 6 Dark-Horse Candidates to Make the New England Patriots' Final 53-Man Roster

    Dark-horse candidates understand the value of chances. The best among them seize those rare chances and overachieve...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 13,683 reads 17 comments

  22. 5 Players Who Might Find Themselves on the Patriots' Practice Squad in 2013

    Not everyone can make the roster. Some guys will miss the cut by a mile, while others will only miss it by a hair...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about 1 year ago 11,354 reads 23 comments

  23. Grading the New England Patriots Major Offseason Moves to Date

    The New England Patriots have been a difficult puzzle to decipher lately. The roster is in a state of change...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 1 year ago 8,349 reads 18 comments

  24. 6 Ways You Know You Are a New England Patriots Fan

    There's something special about New England Patriots fans. We share a unique bond. We weren't all there to witness the earliest days of the franchise, but we were there to experience ...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 1 year ago 16,681 reads 78 comments

  25. Why the New England Patriots Are a Better Football Team with Tim Tebow

    The New England Patriots made a shrewd move by signing Tim Tebow . They didn't sign him for the novelty of it; they signed him because he makes them a better team...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 1 year ago 26,648 reads 282 comments