Jimmy Toscano

Patriots NFL Draft rumors: Tom Brady replacement looming?

Tom Brady is fresh off his sixth Super Bowl championship – the only player in the history of the sport with that many rings.   He threw for 4,355 yards and 29 touchdowns while completing 65.8-percent of his passes this season — not good enough for MVP, but certainly nothing to scoff at...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 1:53 PM

Patriots are the greatest dynasty in sports history: Toscano

It’s the first week of February, the sun is shining brightly in Boston, and Duck Boats are cruising down Tremont Street towards City Hall with Patriots players and coaches on-board. Thousands of fans are lined up on each side of the route screaming at the top of their lungs, holding up signs, and...

Monday, February 4, 2019, 3:39 PM

Patriots Rams Super Bowl LIII breakdown: Receivers

Let’s be real, the NFL is a quarterback’s league and it almost always comes down to which team can do more damage through the air. With that, let’s take a look at both the Patriots and Rams’ receiving corps, and which one is a more dangerous threat come Sunday.   The Patriots What more can...

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9:46 AM

Patriots road struggles go well beyond this year

After a 41-28 dismantling of the Chargers in the AFC Divisional Round, the New England Patriots improved to a perfect 9-0 on the season in the friendly confines of Gillette Stadium.    Unfortunately for them, they'll have to travel to Arrowhead Stadium to meet the top-seeded Kansas...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 11:59 AM

Problems galore for the slumping Celtics

And you thought the Patriots had trouble on the road? The Celtics returned to Boston licking their wounds after an abysmal 0-3 road trip through Miami, Orlando, and Brooklyn – not quite the powerhouses of the Eastern Conference. The losses come off the heels of a four-game winning streak (...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 11:11 AM

Patriots 2019 NFL playoffs: Scouting the Chargers

With the dust settled after Wild Card Weekend (for young Patriots fans: that’s always the weekend BEFORE the Patriots play), the Los Angeles Chargers have emerged as the Patriots’ next opponent. And in order for the Chargers to become the first team in six years to win a playoff game...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 1:20 PM

Another loss inciting Patriots panic?

When the Patriots go through their annual early-season struggles, the most loyal of fans are quick to say something along the lines of, “Talk to us in Decembah, dood!” History would show that the Patriots play better as the season progresses, and cruise through December on their way to...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 7:54 AM

Making sense of Patriots disastrous loss to Dolphins

The Patriots’ wild roller coaster ride of a season continued on through Miami on Sunday, and it was that latest loopty loop that had many fans barfing out the side of their carts. In what has now been deemed the “Miracle in Miami” (*eye roll*), the Patriots quite literally...

Monday, December 10, 2018, 2:39 PM

NBA playoffs: Bucks Celtics square off in Game 6

With momentum and health (relatively speaking, of course) back on their side, the Celtics are in Milwaukee for tonight's Game 6 against the Bucks. The hope is that their return trip home will be filled with thoughts of the Philadelphia 76ers and a Game 1 back in Boston. After losing two in...

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 1:07 PM

Patriots Tom Brady poised under pressure in 2017

It's no secret that the New England Patriots go as Tom Brady goes.  Yes, football is a team sport and all 11 players out on the field are important, but we know that it's a quarterback-driven league, and Brady has been leading the charge for years. That said, a quarterback can only...

Monday, October 9, 2017, 4:39 PM

NBA Power Rankings: Pacers climb as top six teams hold steady

1. Golden State Warriors (18-0) Last week: 1 The Warriors got their first big taste of "next man up" with Harrison Barnes missing time with an ankle injury. Brandon Rush slid into the starting lineup and scored 16 points. As you can guess, the Warriors won - again.2. Cleveland Cavaliers (13-4) Last...

Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 2:33 AM

NBA Power rankings: Warriors keep dominating, Rockets freefall

1. Golden State Warriors (11-0) Last week: 1Everybody wants to talk about the Patriots possibly going undefeated. Well, the Warriors are almost 1/7 of the way there and showing no signs of slowing down. But seriously, they're awesome. Not much else to say.2. Cleveland Cavaliers (8-2) Last week: 2...

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 3:22 AM

Patriots on to next 'rival' in much-improved Jets

OK, so the Patriots didn’t beat the Colts by 70 points.In fact, they didn’t even cover (Vegas always seem to know..).But they did win. And though Tom Brady seemed less than thrilled with the performance, all that matters is they left their business trip in Indianapolis with a 5-0 record.Of course,...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 2:44 PM

Who will join Rob Gronkowski at tight end for Patriots?

Here’s a topic for debate: Which player is more important to the Patriots today and going forward, Tom Brady or RobGronkowski?While your first inclination might be to say Brady, the case forGronkowskiis very strong.Gronkowskiis already the game’s best tight end – and yes, Tom Brady has something to...

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 10:54 PM

Devin McCourty leads Patriots secondary, safeties as season approaches

While one very important member of the New England Patriots 2014-15 secondary left for “greener” pastures, another one re-signed with the squad.Devin McCourty and the Patriots agreed on a five-year, $47.5 million contract over the offseason. The hope was that DarrelleRevis would re-sign as well,...

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 12:03 AM

Patriots linebackers area of huge strength for defense

There are plenty of questions to be asked when it comes to the make-up of this Patriots team.Will a cornerback emerge opposite Malcolm Butler? How will a young defensive line hold up in its first season without Vince Wilfork? Do the Patriots have enough healthy wide receivers to begin the season?...

Monday, August 31, 2015, 11:59 PM

Patriots training camp: Who on the defensive line will make an impact?

With the uncertainty surrounding the Patriots cornerbacks, there’s an even further importance on the defensive line this season.It’s simple – get to the quarterback before he can throw it, and it won’t matter who’s covering the wide receivers. (OK, it’s not that simple…)But just like there is...

Monday, August 3, 2015, 12:36 PM

Who to watch (and cheer for) at the 2015 Boston Marathon

The worst winter in Boston’s history is nowhistory. The streets, previously buried under banks of snow, are thankfully now clear, and the heavy boots have been replaced with running sneakers.But for those running in the 119th edition of the Boston Marathon, the sneakers haven't been far from their...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 5:56 PM

Patriots shake off slow start to cruise to win over Buccaneers

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Sunday, September 22, 2013, 11:21 PM

Patriots try to weather Amendola-Welker comparisons

Danny Amendola has the potential to approach Wes Welker's numbers ... if he can stay on the field. (Getty Images)On Monday, we got our first look at Wes Welker in a Broncos uniform catching passes from Peyton Manning.What a way to start the workweek …But shortly after, fans were reminded that...

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 9:40 PM