In looking at the Patriots’ opponents for the upcoming season, it’s clear that they’ll need to build this next roster taking into account who they’ll be matched up against.
Peyton Manning vs. Bill Belichick has been discussed ad nauseam this week, but what about Tom Brady vs. Jack Del Rio? Over the years, Belichick has stifled Manning at times, while Del Rio can’t seem to find the answer for TB12.
The emergence of this running attack is something the Patriots used more after the Rob Gronkowski injury, and now that he’s out of the picture, Danny from Quincy believes the team might be better off.
Without tight end Rob Gronkowski, Adam Jones wonders if maybe the Patriots strength lies in their running game.
No surprise here, but former NFL offensive lineman Mike Flynn is in favor of the running game and thinks the Patriots need to be more committed to it going forward.
With the Patriots offensive line banged up and facing a tough matchup against the Ravens defense, Albert Breer of the NFL Network thinks, on paper, that it will be a Baltimore win against the Patriots.
It’s hard to be too critical of a team that’s only lost four games all season, and in every one of those games a chance to win in the final minutes. However, Sunday’s playcalling vs. the Dolphins in the final minute proved costly.
A listener complained about the Patriots third-down play calling, which didn’t sit well with Scott Zolak. Zo blamed Tony Massarotti for running with this argument and explained to everyone what goes into a play call.
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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady spoke from the team’s OTAs on Thursday, opening up about entering his 13th NFL season, his new receiver corp, and the end of last season.