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Past articles by Stephen:

Patriots Must Not Wait To Find Successor To Rob Gronkowski

If one word will sum up the offseason for the New England Patriots, it will be succession. By retaining Josh McDaniels... → Read More

What Josh McDaniels staying means for Patriots

A stunning turn of events, Josh McDaniels left the Indianapolis Colts at the altar and will remain the offensive coordinator for the Patriots. → Read More

Bill Belichick failed himself in Super Bowl LII

Bill Belichick did not do his job in Super Bowl LII. His job is to put the best team on the field. To put it in position to win. Instead, he put it in a position to fail, and the New England Patriots did just that in the most important game of the season. In falling […] → Read More

3 things we learned about Patriots in Super Bowl loss to Eagles

The New England Patriots began their season by giving up 42 points. They ended it by giving up 41. On a night when Tom Brady threw for a Super Bowl record 505 yards and the offense scored 33 points, Matt Patricia’s defense single-handedly made Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles a very rich man this offseason. Simply put: The […] → Read More

5 bold predictions for Patriots in Super Bowl LII

We’re just days away from Super Bowl LII, and there’s certainly no shortage of interesting storylines. On one hand, the New England Patriots are attempting to repeat the unfathomable feat of winning three titles in a four-year span. They’re doing that with a 40-year-old quarterback, a 65-year-old head coach, no Julian Edelman, and an overachieving defense […] → Read More

Is Belichick best head coach in sports history with another Super Bowl?

Bill Belichick is not a fan of the ancillary parts of being a head coach. His typically emotionless press conferences are legendary around Foxborough. His refusal to divulge information on injuries and transactions can be downright frustrating. And his trademark cutoff hoodies certainly pale in comparison to the tidy attire worn by his colleagues. What […] → Read More

James Harrison Should Play Major Role For Patriots In Super Bowl

James Harrison may be the second-oldest player in Super Bowl LII, but like Tom Brady, he continues to defy Father Time. The 39-year-old workout fanatic is no stranger to postseason heroics. The two-time champion made one of the most memorable plays in Super Bowl history nearly a decade ago. James Harrison's 100-yard interception touchdown in […] → Read More

5 most important Patriots in Super Bowl LII

When the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles square off in Super Bowl LII, there will be no shortage of star power. The five-time Super Bowl champions may not be as loaded as in years past, but they still have plenty of top-end talent with Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Dion Lewis, Devin McCourty and Trey Flowers. The Eagles […] → Read More

Stephon Gilmore an invaluable part of Patriots defense

When Stephon Gilmore swatted away Blake Bortles’ final throw of the 2017 season, he didn’t just erase the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Super Bowl hopes. He also erased any doubts about whether the New England Patriots made the right call in signing him to a $65 million contract just 10 months ago. While the box score will only show […] → Read More

Trey Flowers Is The Most Important Defensive Player In Super Bowl

But in a game that pits The GOAT against The Backup, the difference comes down to one defensive player: Trey Flowers. → Read More

Why Danny Amendola is the best receiver in Patriots history

And Stanley Morgan racked up more yards. But after yesterday's season-saving performance, there's no doubt that Danny Amendola is the best ... → Read More

3 Things We Learned About Patriots In Win Over Jaguars

They did it again. Facing another fourth-quarter deficit against a ferocious young defense, Tom Brady engineered a valiant comeback to send the New England Patriots back to the Super Bowl for the third time in four years. Once again, he did it with the help of trusted sidekick Danny Amendola. While Brady’s mysterious thumb injury garnered all the […] → Read More

5 Bold Predictions For Eagles-Vikings

What a difference a year makes. Before he took over for an injured Sam Bradford and led the Minnesota Vikings to an NFC North title, Case Keenum was stuck in quarterback purgatory playing for Jeff Fisher and the Los Angeles Rams. It couldn’t have gone much worse for the Texas native, who stuffed the stat sheet with […] → Read More

Patriots Can Sustain Potent Pass Rush Through Playoffs

On the defensive line, the New England Patriots are easily the worst of the remaining teams in terms of pure talent. The Jacksonville Jaguars feature All-Pro Calais Campbell and young edge rushers in Dante Fowler and Yannick Ngakoue. Minnesota boasts a fearsome pair of ends in Everson Griffen and Danielle Hunter. And then there are the […] → Read More

Is This Patriots Easiest Run To Super Bowl?

If you are a diehard New England Patriots fan, you’re probably tired of hearing how Tom Brady and Bill Belichick always have the NFL on their side. After all, this is a franchise that’s dealt with SpyGate, DeflateGate, Aaron Hernandez and most recently the jettisoning of Jimmy Garoppolo for pennies on the dollar. Let’s just say distractions and […] → Read More

3 things we learned about Patriots in win over Titans

After sleepwalking through the first quarter, the New England Patriots stormed back to score 35 unanswered points against the Tennessee Titans to secure a spot in their seventh straight AFC championship. Fittingly, Tom Brady punched adversity in the face with three touchdown passes, routinely peppering trusted targets such as James White and Danny Amendola to gash an overmatched […] → Read More

5 Bold Predictions For Titans-Patriots

A case could be made that the New England Patriots have never faced a less qualified playoff team in the divisional round than this Tennessee Titans squad. Thanks largely to injuries to Andrew Luck and Deshaun Watson, the Titans squeezed into the playoffs as the fifth seed despite fielding below-average units on both sides of the ball. […] → Read More

Has Stephon Gilmore been upgrade over Logan Ryan for Patriots?

When the New England Patriots let Logan Ryan walk in favor of signing Stephon Gilmore, the move looked like an obvious upgrade. After all, Gilmore was a former top-10 pick coming off his first Pro Bowl campaign. Ryan played an integral role in New England’s two recent championships, but the 2013 third-rounder was widely viewed as a […] → Read More

5 Bold Predictions For Panthers-Saints

For the first time since 2013, the New Orleans Saints are back in the playoffs. However, the team’s identity underwent a metamorphosis this offseason, and Sean Payton’s previously pass-happy, defense-deficient squad has been replaced with an offense built on a bulldozing backfield buoyed by a young, opportunistic defense. Future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees will attempt […] → Read More

From Bortles To Brady | NFL Playoff Quarterback Rankings

After a regular season full of severe injuries and highlight-reel plays, 12 teams remain. The NFL playoffs will feature a number of stars at various positions, but no position is more important in the postseason than quarterback. With a number of surprising teams sneaking into the playoffs, this year’s crop of quarterbacks is a mixed […] → Read More