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Bob Socci

New England Patriots special teamer Nate Ebner. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Socci: Ebner’s Smarts, Instincts Put Him In All The Right Places On Special Teams

Bob Socci takes a look at the job done by special teamer Nate Ebner, and his transition from rugby to football.

01/06/2014

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Felger & Mazz: January 3, 2014

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Friday, January 3.

01/03/2014

Bill Belichick and Andre Carter (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Socci’s Notebook: Andre Carter Reflective Prior To What May Be Final Regular-Season Game Of 13-Year Career

Andre Carter was happy to reflect on his career, but he wouldn’t look past this weekend.

12/29/2013

Patriots lineback Brandon Spikes tackles Ravens running back Ray Rice in the 2012 AFC Championship game.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Socci’s Notebook: Pats-Ravens One Of The Game’s Fiercest Rivalries

Given the nature of those encounters — all either occurring in or impacting the postseason — and the power of the teams’ personalities — even as personnel has changed — Patriots vs. Ravens has become one of the game’s fiercest rivalries.

12/22/2013

Shane Vereen (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Socci On Johnston & Flynn: Surprised Vereen Wasn’t A Factor On Sunday

A legitimate second guess from Sunday’s 24-20 loss to the Dolphins is play-calling. Bob Socci is surprised that more plays weren’t dialed up for the versatile Shane Vereen.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/16/2013

New England Patriots tight end D.J. Williams. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Socci’s Notebook: Williams Ready For Another Chance With Patriots

Tight end D.J. Williams is back with the Patriots, and looking to contribute any way he can.

12/13/2013

Felger & Mazz: December 6, 2013

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Friday, December 6.

12/06/2013

Patriots running back Shane Vereen. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Socci’s Notebook: No Team Makes In-Game Adjustments Better Than Patriots

Bob Socci looks at the halftime adjustments the Patriots made last Sunday, and why they’re the best in the business when it comes to making those changes.

12/05/2013

Bill Belichick (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Socci’s Notebook: Complementary Football Continues To Key Patriots Success

Complementary football, played by a team as perennially complete as any in the NFL since 2001, enables the Patriots to vie Sunday for their 13th consecutive winning season.

11/30/2013

Fans hold up signs during a game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos at Gillette Stadium on 11/24/2013. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Socci: Welker Received ‘Mostly Positive’ Reaction From Crowd

Besides the obvious storyline of “Brady-Manning XIV,” another interesting narrative to the game was the return of wide receiver Wes Welker to New England.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/25/2013

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