1. Dolphins vs. Patriots: Breaking Down New England's Game Plan

    The New England Patriots have an abundance of hats and t-shirts in their closets, remnants of AFC East title celebrations long gone...

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  2. Jamie Collins Becoming Versatile Weapon for Patriots Defense

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick builds a roster with depth, versatility and multiplicity in mind. When one player goes down, Belichick has a plan in place...

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  3. Patriots Have Perfect Starter, Closer Combination at RB with Gray and Blount

    Although I can't seem to picture New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick in a baseball uniform rather than his trademark hooded sweatshirt, managing a baseball game—specifically ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 1 month ago 13,611 reads 60 comments

  4. Patriots Defense Overcomes Penalties to Lead New England to Victory

    Tom Brady and the New England Patriots offense has bailed out shoddy defenses so many times over the last decade that most fans have lost track. A dominant performance by the defense while Brady's offense sputtered? That is a rare gem indeed...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 1 month ago 6,207 reads 25 comments

  5. Patriots vs. Chargers: Breaking Down New England's Game Plan

    The New England Patriots ' second loss of the year—a shellacking by the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4—served as a wake-up call that led to a seven-game win streak...

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  6. Jordy Nelson's Departure from Revis Island Turning Point in Patriots Loss

    In a game as close as the New England Patriots ' 26-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers , you can find multiple instances where one play would have likely changed the outcome of the contest...

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  7. Aaron Dobson's Setbacks Nothing He Can't Handle in New England

    As Julian Edelman hobbled off the field in Green Bay, Aaron Dobson —active for only the fourth time in his sophomore season—saw his chance to make an impact...

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  8. Loss to Packers May Prove Beneficial in Long Run for New England Patriots

    The last loss for the New England Patriots —a shellacking by the Kansas City Chiefs —was the impetus for a seven-game win streak...

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  9. Patriots vs. Packers: Breaking Down New England's Game Plan

    It is fitting that the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers will play this Sunday at Lambeau Field. If they continue their strong play, Super Bowl Sunday could be the next time these teams meet...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 3,546 reads 1 comments

  10. Patriots Pass Rush Making Life Easier for Revis, New England Secondary

    While New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia holds a degree in aeronautical engineering, it seems that he may have been paying attention in his biology classes as well...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 7,749 reads 20 comments

  11. New England Patriots' Trade of Logan Mankins Paying Dividends Early

    The New England Patriots surprised the entire NFL when they sent Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for Tim Wright and a fourth-round draft pick. "Skeptical" was the watchword when news of the trade broke...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 11,502 reads 2 comments

  12. LeGarrette Blount Returns as Patriots Finisher in Win over Detroit

    Time is a flat circle. So were many of the Detroit Lions defenders that tried to tackle LeGarrette Blount , who rejoined the New England Patriots after a brief soiree in Pittsburgh...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 8,039 reads 16 comments

  13. Lions vs. Patriots: Breaking Down New England's Game Plan

    The New England Patriots enter Week 12 on a six-game winning streak, alone atop the AFC. Their reward? Back-to-back games against the burly Detroit Lions and the electric Green Bay Packers ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 9,955 reads 22 comments

  14. How the Patriots Offensive Line Opened the Door for Jonas Gray's Big Day

    While Bill Belichick 's genius may not approach that of Euclid or Pythagoras, he and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels ' offensive scheme is using all the right angles to open up monster holes for their running backs...

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  15. Patriots' Young Linebacker Duo Excelling on All 3 Downs

    Dont 'a Hightower and Jamie Collins are proving to be two of the better draft picks in the past five years for the New England Patriots and Bill Belichick ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 14,101 reads 23 comments

  16. Patriots Ride Simple Plan to 42-20 Victory over Colts

    While many New England Patriots writers will be dusting off their Weezer albums to commemorate Jonas Gray's big day—I already did that a few weeks ago —the 42-20 victory ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 655 reads 1 comments

  17. Patriots vs. Colts: Breaking Down New England's Game Plan

    As a prize for dispatching Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos , the New England Patriots get the unenviable task of trying to stop Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts (6-3) in Week 11...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 7,582 reads 19 comments

  18. How the New England Patriots Will Contain T.Y. Hilton and the Explosive Colts

    In the not-so-distant past, Bill Belichick could have dispatched Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts in one fell swoop...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 14,385 reads 87 comments

  19. Stubborn Brandon Browner Helping Lift Patriots Defense

    Brandon Browner stalks his opponent on the field like a boxer in the ring. Body blow follows body blow, with questionable locations forcing the referee to intervene on a few occasions...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 11,444 reads 32 comments

  20. New England Patriots Midseason 7-Round Mock Draft

    The New England Patriots have already been active in the trading of their draft picks , some six months prior to the actual 2015 NFL draft...

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  21. New England Patriots Midseason Rookie Report

    Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots always have the mantra of taking it one week at a time. In their team-building approach, however, they look at the big picture...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 13,999 reads 13 comments

  22. Controlling the 'A-Gap' Key to Patriots Win over Broncos

    The New England Patriots have long struggled against interior pressure, with the New York Giants controlling the A-gaps—the spaces in between the guards and center—in each of the last two Super Bowl losses...

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  23. New England Patriots' Recent Additions Pay Immediate Dividends

    Bill Belichick doesn't care about how wins look or which players get him there. He only cares that the New England Patriots win the game...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 14,017 reads 55 comments

  24. Patriots Ride off into the Bye with Resounding Victory over Rival Broncos

    Tom Brady stated in the postgame press conference that "[The New England Patriots ] left a lot of points out there," despite scoring 43 in a tone-setting victory over the Denver Broncos ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 5,210 reads 9 comments

  25. Broncos vs. Patriots: Breaking Down New England's Game Plan

    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady—the faces of the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots , respectively—names that harken back to the halcyon era of decades-long battles for supremacy...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 7,660 reads 63 comments