New England Patriots

Super Bowl 51: The New England Patriots Won, And The Atlanta Falcons Only Have Themselves To Blame

gettyimages-6339500521

Matt Ryan played at an MVP level in Super Bowl LI, but the Falcons came up short to the New England Patriots in Overtime. (Getty Images)

They had it.

I keep repeating that phrase over and over again as I go over the many ways the Atlanta Falcons cost themselves their first Super Bowl Championship in franchise history. (more…)

Advertisements

AFC Championship Game: Pittsburgh Steelers A Tough Test For New England Patriots

bell

Le’Veon Bell had 149 yards from scrimmage the last time the Steelers and Patriots played. With Ben Roethlisberger playing this time, expect that production to increase on Sunday.

73-101. (more…)

The NFL MVP Race Is Between Matt Ryan And Aaron Rodgers, So Here’s Who Wins It

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers thought the Packers could run the table after getting trounced by Washington in Week 11. Green Bay did just that in winning their final six games and the NFC North. (Photo: Washington Times)

There have been a lot of names thrown out regarding this seasons NFL MVP award. Ezekiel “Zeke” Elliott. David Johnson. Tom Brady. All of them have been discussed and all of that discussion had merit.

Emphasis on ‘had’.  (more…)

Ep. 16: B. J. Schecter, Sports Illustrated

BoS-Logo-iTunes

Sports Illustrated put out its first issue in 1954. Since then, to grace its cover has been an achievement to strive for among athletes.  (more…)

2015 NFL Playoffs: AFC Championship Will Come Down To Efficiency

Demarcus-Ware-1

Demarcus Ware is just one of the many defensive stars that make up the Denver Broncos number one ranked defense. They will be tested this Sunday against the New England Patriots. (Photo By: Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)

Last week I mentioned how important the coaches would be in determining their teams fates. In the case of the Steelers and Chiefs, that was the case.  (more…)

NFL Playoffs 2015: Defense And Survival The Theme Of AFC Playoffs

NFL: AFC Championship-New England Patriots at Denver Broncos

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, no matter how you look at it, will determine the Broncos playoff success. (Photo Credit: Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)

There is a lot to like about the AFC match ups this weekend and it a lot of the intrigue starts with the coaches. You didn’t read that wrong (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Week 13 Waiver Wire Targets, And Playoffs?

DougBaldwin

The Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin could be in line for a nice string of matchups the next four weeks. Just in time to carry you into the playoffs and beyond.

Ladies and gentleman, we’ve come to week 13.

If your commissioner knows what they’re doing (and I assume they all do) then this week should wrap up the regular season for your fantasy leagues. Now is the time when not just money, bragging rights, and personal dignity is on the line; but the opportunity to achieve all of those things is on the line.  (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Week 11 Waiver Targets, And A Pep Talk For All

imageLast night when I sat down to write this my wife walked by and asked ‘when is that over?’ That being the fantasy football season, of course. That question pretty much set the tone for what you’re (hopefully) going to read next. (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Thursday Night Audibles For Dolphins Vs. Patriots

Tom Terrific: Brady has torched opposing teams to the tune of 2,054 yards, 16 touchdowns (one interception) and a 113.2 rating.

Tom Terrific: Brady has torched opposing teams to the tune of 2,054 yards, 16 touchdowns (one interception) and a 113.2 rating.

I’m sorry, Patriot fans.

I was blinded by $100 million dollar Defensive Tackles and shiny up and coming Quarterbacks in South Beach. I was fooled by defensive geniuses aligning themselves with the unbelievable talent in Buffalo. The jury is still out, but I was also a little head over heels for “Gang Green” after Geno got punched in the jaw.  (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Thoughts On Eagles Troubles, Odell Beckham Jr.’s Breakout and More

Dion Lewis has 258 total yards (109 rushing, 149 receiving) and a touchdown through two games this season. His versatility and (apparent) heavy usage in the Patriots backfield make him a must own in all formats. (Photo: Bleacher Report)

Dion Lewis has 258 total yards (109 rushing, 149 receiving) and a touchdown through two games this season. His versatility and (apparent) heavy usage in the Patriots backfield make him a must own in all formats. (Photo: Bleacher Report)

Week 2 of the NFL season is done, and for some so are your fantasy hopes. Yes I realize how ridiculous that last statement sounded but the really ridiculous part is some people actually feel that way.

Don’t. This is when it can get really fun. (more…)