Patriots

Messy Celtics getting reprieve thanks to Patriots: Picard

If anybody should be pulling for the New England Patriots to win Sunday’s AFC Championship and extend their season to Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, it’s Brad Stevens. The Boston Celtics coach could use a couple more weeks to fix the mess he has on his hands at the moment. Perhaps...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:23pm

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 - 11:59am

Patriots romp Chargers, off to AFC Championship Game

This was finally the year we were counting the Patriots out. Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, and Co. were too old and too beat up to carry the Patriots to an eighth-straight AFC Championship Game.    The public bought in, as 72 percent of the money wagered on the game...

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 5:10pm

Tom Brady MCL injury: Latest on Patriots QB

A report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport on Sunday confirmed what many believed to be true about Tom Brady this season.  The New England Patriots veteran quarterback was playing hurt for during the second half of the season as he suffered an MCL sprain during Week 11 when he while playing...

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 11:17am

Philip Rivers will choke against Patriots in playoffs: Picard

I had a feeling the New England Patriots would somehow run into the Los Angeles Chargers during this year’s NFL playoffs.    My sense, though, was that they would meet in the AFC Championship at Gillette Stadium after the Patriots would defeat Houston and the Chargers would...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 2:28pm

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 - 1:20pm

Why was Miko Grimes, wife of Brent Grimes, arrested? (Instagram pics, photos,NSFW video)

Miko Grimes, the wife of Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes, was arrested outside of SunLife Stadiumprior to the Dolphins' game against the Buffalo Bills Sunday. South Florida TV station NBC 6 reported that a witness said that Grimes attempted to cross a police barricade before she was "...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 2:35pm

Molly Qerim hot pics, photos (new Instagram gallery of ESPN First Take host)

Molly Qerim is the new permanent host of ESPN's First Take morning show. Qerim was brought on board to ESPN in July after working at NFL Network. RELATED:HOT INSTAGRAM PICS OF ESPN REPORTER BRITT MCHENRY According to her Twitter feed, @MollyQerim, she is a mix of Middle-Eastern /...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 2:30pm

Where is ESPN's update on Patriots demise?

Remember when the New England Patriots were all but finished?  There was “a palpable sense in the building” last season that the 2017 Patriots season would be the final installment of the dynasty, according to a wild report by ESPN’s Seth Wickersham that was released a...

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 10:08am

What's the Patriots best path to the Super Bowl?

At the moment, things don’t look too good for the New England Patriots. Entering the final two weeks of the regular season, the 9-5 Patriots own the No. 3 seed in the AFC playoff picture. That means, if the playoffs began today, the Pats would be hosting the No. 6 seed Baltimore Ravens at...

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 10:06am

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 - 7:54am

3 takeaways from Patriots Week 15 loss to Steelers

After losing on a miraculous play last week to the Miami Dolphins, the New England Patriots (9-5) lost 17-10 to the Pittsburgh Steelers (8-5-1) in the Steel City on Sunday. It was not an easy game for New England as Pittsburgh dominated them on both sides of the ball in the first half. The Pats...

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 8:14pm

Why ‘Miami Mircale’ could be the beginning of Patriots end

When you consider the amount of success the New England Patriots have had since winning their first Super Bowl in February of 2002, most of the constant criticism thrown their way over the years has been out of pure jealousy. The Patriots’ dominance will one day be a thing of the past, sure...

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 1:46pm

NSFW video Old Patriots fan flips out watching Pats lose to Dolphins

Patriots fans everywhere were crushed this past Sunday when the Miami Dolphins pulled off a last-second miracle play that gave them a stunning 34-33 win over New England. Ryan Tannehill hit Kenny Stills, Stills tossed a lateral to DeVante Parker, and Parker threw it back to Kenyan Drake – who...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:19pm

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 - 2:39pm

Uncharacteristic mistakes kill Patriots in loss to Dolphins

The Patriots were seconds away on Sunday from moving to 10-3 and gaining solid control of a first round bye in the AFC playoffs. A miracle in Miami, however, flipped the script and the Pats will likely have to win out to nail down one of the top two seeds.   The Patriots held a 33-28 lead...

Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 8:23pm

3 Things to watch for as Patriots face Dolphins in Miami

The Patriots earned one of their more impressive victories of the season in Week 13, topping the Vikings 24-10 to improve to 6-0 on their home field. With all eyes looking ahead to a Week 15 showdown in Pittsburgh, New England has to be sure not to overlook this Sunday’s challenge against a...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 3:52pm

Danny Picard: If Tom Brady was playing like Aaron Rodgers, critics would have a feast

Could you imagine if Tom Brady and the New England Patriots entered Week 14 with a 4-7-1 record and were coming off a loss to the Arizona Cardinals at Gillette Stadium? First and foremost, that would never happen. But let’s just play the game of hypotheticals here. Think about what the...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 3:14pm

Patriots rip through Vikings, maintain second seed in AFC playoff race

The Patriots got things done the old-fashioned way on Sunday as they used the running game and a stout defensive effort to dump the Vikings, 24-10, at Gillette Stadium. With the win, the Pats moved to 9-3 on the season and maintained the second seed in the AFC playoff race. New England ran the...

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 7:48pm

Three things to watch for as Patriots face Vikings

The Patriots came out of the bye week and took care of business on the road against the Jets, 27-13. While the victory was by no means dominant, New England looked as healthy as it has in weeks.  Week 13 provides a much tougher test against a 6-4-1 Minnesota team that’s firmly in the...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:23am