Has any Player had Less Leverage with a Team than Antonio Brown has with the Patriots?

This was the opening weekend of the NFL season and on all the NFL shows the lead story was a player that did not play week 1. In terms of a sports story it's Amazing A top five wide receiver in the league, arguably the best, joins the best quarterback of all time on a … Continue reading Has any Player had Less Leverage with a Team than Antonio Brown has with the Patriots?

Could the Post Luck Colts Pursue Brady after this Season?

As I mentioned at the backup blog one of the funniest things I've heard concerning the retirement of Andrew Luck is the repeated meme that this was their year for the Superbowl. The blunt Truth is that until someone in the AFC manages to figure out how to get Past Tom Brady it's his year … Continue reading Could the Post Luck Colts Pursue Brady after this Season?

Brady vs Luck One Hit Away

At the backup site I noted with Irony that Andrew Luck is retiring before Adam Vinatieri but his situation should be a reminder to Patriots fans in general and to Tom Brady in particular just how lucky we are. As a rule in any sport, basketball, hockey, baseball and football etc an athlete is only … Continue reading Brady vs Luck One Hit Away

Bad News for Patriot Haters Gordon’s Back

Ok so you're a football fan who's thinking, Hey Tom Brady's 41, he's lost Gronk Edelman is hurt and Brady has bunch of no names for targets.  This is our best chance to finally get Brady out of the Superbowl and maybe even out of an AFC Championship game. And then you hear this... Josh … Continue reading Bad News for Patriot Haters Gordon’s Back

Tim Tebow is the Obvious Choice to Backup Tom Brady in New England

The New England Patriots shocked their fanbase today trading backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to the winless San Francisco 49ers for a 2nd round draft pick. This means that of the three backup quarterbacks the pats had at the start of the year, none are left, two have been traded and the #4 man Julian Edelman … Continue reading Tim Tebow is the Obvious Choice to Backup Tom Brady in New England

Breaking: Patriots Media Can’t Confirm or Deny CBS Report that all Patriots Will Stand this Week

There was a big development in the NFL/Protest story today out of CBS Boston: Just one week after many members of the Patriots kneeled during the national anthem, a new report indicates that they will all stand together as a team next time out. A league source told CSNNE’s Gary Tanguay on Tuesday that all Patriots players will … Continue reading Breaking: Patriots Media Can’t Confirm or Deny CBS Report that all Patriots Will Stand this Week

The Patriots & NFL Lost my Wife Today

Over the last two years my wife has really fallen in love with the Patriots, she has consumed the game with a passion that only matches her love of quilting. Today despite my own misgivings I turned on the game for her (I'm pretty indifferent except for Brady) and while Tom Brady, Robert Kraft and … Continue reading The Patriots & NFL Lost my Wife Today

My Superbowl Pick The Patriots by Four (games extra rest for Brady)

Today is superbowl sunday and while doing my best to ignore Lady Gaga and the other anti-Trump nonsense I can't help but notice they seem to dominate the coverage, likely because most people don't give Atlanta a chance. Given both the history and the work ethic of the Patriots Dynasty this is not a fault … Continue reading My Superbowl Pick The Patriots by Four (games extra rest for Brady)

If I was the Pittsburgh Steelers I’d Sue the NFL Over this…

...because if there is one thing that they don't need is for the New England Patriots and Tom Brady to have one more reason to think of themselves as underdogs, hated by the NFL and wanting revenge: Ben Roethlisberger, Matt Ryan, Aaron Rodgers … and … and? The fourth playoff quarterback never appeared in the championship round … Continue reading If I was the Pittsburgh Steelers I’d Sue the NFL Over this…

The “Thank You” Letter Roger Goodell should send to the New England Patriots from the NFL

9-23-2016 From Roger Goodell Commissioner NFL To : Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick, Jimmy Garoppolo, Jacoby Brissett et/al Subj: Many Thanks Hello: Wanted to drop you a quick line of thanks for your 3-0 start this season in general and your 27-0 thumping of the Houston Texans in particular. As you may have heard for the … Continue reading The “Thank You” Letter Roger Goodell should send to the New England Patriots from the NFL

When the Patriots win Superbowl 50 thank the NFL

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto: I had intended to deal a fatal blow to the American Fleet by attacking Pearl Harbour immediately after Japan's declaration of war, but according to American radio, Pearl Harbour was attacked fifty-five minutes before our ultimatum was delivered to Washington. I can't imagine anything that would infuriate the Americans more. I fear … Continue reading When the Patriots win Superbowl 50 thank the NFL

Ian O’Connor echos DaTechGuy Patriots living rent free in the league’s collective head

Last month I said this about the New England Patriots and deflategate: it is clear the that patriots have spent the last 15 years living rent free in the heads of practically every time in the league. Yesterday Ian O'Connor at ESPN seconded that motion: This game, and the way Pagano coached it, illustrated again … Continue reading Ian O’Connor echos DaTechGuy Patriots living rent free in the league’s collective head

The Patriots are inside the rest of the League’s Head

When you hear the name "Gaylord Perry" the first word that might come to mind is "Spitball". However you might be surprised to know that in his entire 22 year major league that saw him win two Cy Young awards strike out over 3000 men and take the mound 777 times it wasn't till his … Continue reading The Patriots are inside the rest of the League’s Head

The NFL’s Gift to the New England Patriots 2015/2016 Campaign

I was at a local restaurant last night and all the talk was about the 4 game suspension given to Tom Brady over Deflategate. In one respect it really doesn't matter for Brady, HOF Baseball player Gaylord Perry who was known to bend a rule or two in his day put it best: “They’d have … Continue reading The NFL’s Gift to the New England Patriots 2015/2016 Campaign