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

    The New England Patriots thought they had survived and advanced after a 27-25 Week 7 win over the New York Jets . It would turn out to be a Pyrrhic victory...

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  2. Has Danny Amendola Found His Niche with the 2014 New England Patriots?

    Danny Amendola started his career in New England with a clutch 10-catch performance against the Buffalo Bills last season...

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  3. 5 Changes the New England Patriots Need to Make During Extra Time off

    The New England Patriots survived their Thursday Night Football game with a 27-25 win over the New York Jets , earning themselves an extra three days of rest and preparation for the final nine regular-season games on their schedule...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 4 days ago 12,735 reads 29 comments

  4. 5 Potential Trades That Make Sense for the New England Patriots

    New England Patriots fans were rocked by the news that the rival New York Jets had acquired a potential playmaker—and headache—on the cheap in Percy Harvin ...

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

    When Rex Ryan and his New York Jets go to Gillette Stadium to face the New England Patriots , it always gets ugly. Sometimes it involves poor play...

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  6. Patriots' Offensive Line Carousel a Rare Situation for New England

    Five fingers, one fist. That is how the offensive line operated for the New England Patriots under former offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia...

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  7. Has Stevan Ridley Played His Final Snap for the New England Patriots?

    As the New England Patriots soldiered on to a 37-22 victory over the Buffalo Bills , fans had barely begun to grieve for the fallen Jerod Mayo when Stevan Ridley took an awkward cut, got knocked off balance and went down in a heap...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 12 days ago 12,691 reads 53 comments

  8. What's Next for New England Patriots After Injury to Jerod Mayo?

    Jerod Mayo will be hoping for a Week 6 bye in 2015. After suffering a torn pectoral in Week 6 of the 2013 season, he suffered what looks to be a serious knee injury during New England's 37-22 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 13 days ago 8,414 reads 19 comments

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

    After righting the ship with a big victory over the Cincinnati Bengals , the New England Patriots will attempt to lay claim to an outright lead in the AFC East. The Buffalo Bills and their imposing defense stand in the way...

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  10. What Brandon Browner Brings to the New England Patriots Defense

    It took until Week 5 for New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia to unleash the man-coverage beast lying dormant in the heart of Darrelle Revis...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 17 days ago 12,767 reads 35 comments

  11. Addition of Brian Tyms Gives Patriots Options Outside

    Brian Tyms captivated the imagination of New England Patriots fans during the preseason, making circus catches down the field and awakening images of Randy Moss running wild in the defensive secondary...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 18 days ago 18,878 reads 45 comments

  12. 5 Takeaways for the Patriots After Big SNF Win over Bengals

    While they couldn't silence the officials' whistles, the New England Patriots were able to silence even the most vociferous of critics as chants of "Brady, Brady" cascaded from the upper decks of Gillette Stadium...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 20 days ago 4,189 reads 3 comments

  13. Cincinnati Bengals vs New England Patriots: Breaking Down Patriots' Game Plan

    The New England Patriots aren't a team that rests on its laurels. That is for the best, because at 2-2 and fresh off a 41-14 drubbing by the Kansas City Chiefs , they have no laurels to speak of...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 23 days ago 5,986 reads 24 comments

  14. Breaking Down Matthew Slater's Special Knack for Special Teams

    The cheetah stalks from afar. Silently it waits, crouched, curled up in anticipation, speed and power coursing through its lithe frame. Seeing an opening in the bush, it unleashes its fury, four legs churning through grass and dirt...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 24 days ago 2,285 reads 5 comments

  15. New England Patriots Award Winners Through 1st Quarter of the Season

    While the New England Patriots are not in the mood to accept any awards due to their 2-2 record, including some fresh bruises at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs , there are ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 24 days ago 3,868 reads 8 comments

  16. Punchless New England Patriots Offense Can't Win with Just Schemes

    After my ears were assaulted by over 142 red-and-yellow decibels, my eyes had to endure another predictable performance from the 2014 New England Patriots offense...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 25 days ago 5,523 reads 57 comments

  17. New England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Breaking Down Patriots' Game Plan

    The New England Patriots aren't strangers to hostile environments, but Monday Night Football at Arrowhead Stadium will certainly be a test of a young team's mettle...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 1 month ago 8,933 reads 14 comments

  18. Dont'a Hightower Becoming a Dominant Chess Piece for Patriots Defense

    In the black and white game of chess, placing your most powerful pieces in the middle of the board—with adequate protection, of course—leads to success...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 1 month ago 8,722 reads 24 comments

  19. Bryan Stork Delivering a Spark to New England Patriots Offense

    While his namesake delivers slightly more precious cargo, rookie center Bryan Stork is poised to give the New England Patriots a similar new beginning...

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  20. Nate Solder's Regression Leaves His Future with New England Patriots in Doubt

    While he was drafted as a replacement for former left tackle Matt Light, Nate Solder is experiencing some of the darkest moments in his career in 2014. Coming into the year, Solder's career was on a distinctly upward trajectory...

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  21. Oakland Raiders vs New England Patriots: Breaking Down New England's Game Plan

    After bouncing back from a Week 1 loss by dominating the Minnesota Vikings , the New England Patriots are looking to sport a winning record for the first time this season. The Oakland Raiders are the obstacle in the way...

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  22. Breaking Down Chandler Jones' Monster Week 2 Performance

    After playing out of position and looking out of sorts against the Miami Dolphins , Chandler Jones regained his edge by lining up on the edge against the Minnesota Vikings ...

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  23. Brandon LaFell, Danny Amendola Failing to Live Up to Expectations with Patriots

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is no stranger to turning lesser-known receivers—think Wes Welker , Jabar Gaffney and Julian Edelman—into household names...

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  24. Patriots Special Teams Play Key Role to Week 2 Victory

    I saw Scotty O'Brien on the field nearly two hours before the start of the game, moving like a man fighting for his job...

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  25. New England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings: Breaking Down New England's Gameplan

    The stat heard around a region this week has been that the New England Patriots have won the Super Bowl the last two times they lost their season opener...

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