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Patriots101 End of 2014-2015 End of Season Awards: Part 2
February 10th, 2015 at 8:24 PM
The Super Bowl 49 Champion New England Patriots won the big game because they played like a team, but some individual players deserve some recognition. ***PHOTO1*** In the last piece awards were given to Tom Brady (MVP,) Julian Edelman (Offensive Player of the Year,) Rob Gronkowski (Come Back Player of the Year,)...

New England Patriots Draft Possibilities Part 2: Defense
December 16th, 2014 at 8:42 PM
The New England Patriots are on their way to the NFL Playoffs and while the team focuses on winning the Super Bowl, the scouts are making sure next year’s team will have just as much success. ***PHOTO1*** “Defense wins championships,” is a very popular quote in almost every sport, but it especially...

The New England Patriots’ Defense Holds Strong Against the San Diego Chargers
December 8th, 2014 at 12:12 AM
The New England Patriots defeated the San Diego Chargers 23-14 on Sunday Night Football in San Diego. The Patriots' defense was solid, only allowing 216 total yards and one receiving touchdown. They were also able to sack Philip Rivers four times. ***PHOTO1*** "Our defense kept us in it. It was definitely a defensive...

Young Patriots Linebackers Capitalizing on Expanded Roles
January 13th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
The New England Patriots placed veteran linebacker Brandon Spikes on injured reserve last Monday, ending his postseason, and the move originally appeared to be a cut-and-dry roster move with a player that had been battling a knee injury for a number of weeks.  As it turns out, an ESPN report...

Dont’a Hightower Will Take Over Defensive Huddle for New England Patriots
October 16th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
The loss of Jerod Mayo to season ending surgery on his pectoral muscle is a huge blow to a New England Patriots defense that has played well this year. With Mayo on the sideline, the question becomes who will make the defensive calls for the Patriots in place of the...