Former Alabama LB Dont’a Hightower earning place among New England’s top linebackers

Former Alabama LB Dont’a Hightower has exceeded expectations in his NFL career. Through 4.5 NFL seasons, the former first-round pick has 330 tackles, 16.0 sacks and 11 passes defensed for the New England Patriots, numbers that make him one of New England’s best-ever linebackers. According to, it means a lot for Hightower to be mentioned in the same sentence as great New...
Via Saturday Down South
11 hours ago

Why the New England Patriots won't win the Super Bowl

This NFL Sunday proved two things: 1) The New England Patriots are the best team in football. 2) The New England Patriots will not win the Super Bowl and you can bet your cutoff hoodie and Microsoft Surface on it.It's not a lineup thing, it's not a playbook thing, it's not a depth thing, it's not a coaching thing, it's not a scheme thing, it's not a bad-matchup thing, it's not an...
Via FOX Sports
12 hours ago

Gronk giggles like a school boy thinking of 69th career touchdown

If this isn’t the most Rob Gronkowski thing ever, we don’t know what is. The New England Patriots’ All-Pro tight end caught his second touchdown pass of the season Sunday in his team’s 27-16 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. It was more than just any other touchdown, though, as Gronk tied Stanley Morgan’s team record of 68 career scores. That means Gronkowski’s next...
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To Be Blount: Pats Outmuscle Big Ben-Less Steelers

Tom Brady and LeGarrette Blount were too much for the Pittsburgh Steelers, missing Ben Roethlisberger. Blount ran for 127 yards and two TDs while Brady had 222 yards and two touchdowns as the Patriots pulled away for a 27-16 road win on Sunday.
Via Sports On Earth
12 hours ago

WATCH: Malcolm Butler trolls Antonio Brown’s TD celebration

Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler is one of the best young cornerbacks in the NFL right now, and he showed that during Sunday’s game against the Steelers when he picked off a pass that was intended for Antonio Brown in the end zone. He decided to troll Brown after doing it, which doesn’t make all that much sense, given that the ball was horribly underthrown by Landry Jones...
Via The Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steelers DB gives Patriots WR a suplex

Artie Burns took Chris Hogan on a one-way ticket to Suplex City Sunday, and he was penalized as a result. Take a look at the suplex the Pittsburgh Steelers DB crushed the New England Patriots wide receiver with: Artie Burns with the suplex and penalty on Chris Hogan — The Cauldron (ICYMI) (@CauldronICYMI) October 23, 2016 Yup, a play like that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

INITIAL IMPRESSIONS: New England Patriots Defeat Pittsburgh Steelers 27-16

Initial thoughts from the Patriots victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Via CLNS Radio
17 hours ago

Patriots, Bill Belichick on rookie linebacker Elandon Roberts: ‘He’s a torpedo, He’s a hammer’

The New England Patriots and coach Bill Belichick are masters of the late round and undrafted free agent markets, and once again it seems they may have struck gold. Coming off the heels of Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler’s emergence to a top level cornerback, the team believes they have found another gem in rookie linebacker Elandon Roberts. “He’s a missile, man,” Patriots...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gronkowski on the verge of breaking Stanley Morgan’s Patriots TD record

With his touchdown catch last week against the Bengals, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is one TD away from tying former Pats WR Stanley Morgan’s (1977-89) record of 67. Morgan thinks it will happen this weekend: “Yeah, it should go down Sunday,” the  four-time Pro Bowler said from his Memphis home, via Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald. “I’m really impressed...
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Preview and predicitions for New England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Alex House: The New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers were slated to engage in a potentially telling battle that would have showcased two of the league’s best offenses in what seems to be the favorite for the AFC Championship game. The injury of Ben Roethlisberger makes it likely that the Patriots will maintain a look of invincibility as they should have the edge over a...
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Harris: Dont'a Hightower a Top Linebacker; Beginning of a Defensive Domination?

Tom Brady is dominaing the NFL and the New England Patriots look to keep things rolling against a vulnerable Pittsburg Steelers team without Ben Roethlisberger and Cameron Heyward. 
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

Weekend web roundup: New England Patriots

The Patriots own the AFC and it’s not even closeOutside of the New England Patriots, the rest of the conference is low-key terrible. The AFC South has been a weak point for the last couple of seasons, but now … Rookie LB Elandon Roberts might be Bill Belichick’s latest late-round gemNew England Patriots inside linebacker Elandon Roberts during an NFL football game against...
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Unbeaten, interception-free Vikings on the verge of historic start

The Minnesota Vikings can make NFL history on Sunday in Philadelphia. A win over the Eagles and an interception-free afternoon from quarterback Sam Bradford would make the Vikings the first team since at least 1933 to start 6-0 without an interception, according to ESPN Stats and Information. If @Vikings (5-0) win Sunday and don’t throw INT, they would be first in modern NFL...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers defensive coordinator says Patriots do things ‘on the edge of being legal’

The Pittsburgh Steelers have become the latest team to voice concerns about the formations used on offense by the New England Patriots. Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler told the Steelers’ “Coordinators’ Corner” show that the Patriots sometimes skirt the edge of legality in what they do. “I don’t think they’re doing anything special,” Butler said of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Newsfeed Podcast 10/21/16

10/21/16 Newsfeed | Bill Belichick press conference | Patriots vs. Steelers | Powered by CLNS Radio
Via CLNS Radio
2 days ago

Even without Roethisberger, Pats defense wary of Steelers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Defensive end Chris Long and his New England teammates know enough about the Pittsburgh offense to realize the Steelers can be potent even without Ben Roethisberger. ''One of the best, maybe the best wide receiver corps in the league, best 1-2 punch at running back in the league, good tight ends, best offensive line in the league, up there, ... a ton of...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady weighs in on sideline tablet debate

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick’s thoughts on Microsoft Surface tablets became national news Tuesday when the New England Patriots coach announced he no longer would be using them during games. One day later, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was asked to weigh in on the issue. TB12’s take: The tablets are cool and all, but he prefers to trust his own two eyes. “I’ve never...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick swears off sideline tablets in epic rant

Bill Belichick opened his Tuesday morning conference call by announcing the birth of his first grandchild. So, as newly minted grandpa, it made sense that the New England Patriots coach ended the call with a nearly five-and-a-half-minute-long rant about his disdain for new technology. Asked about a report that the Patriots’ headsets had malfunctioned during Sunday’s win over...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ headsets reportedly went down against Bengals

The New England Patriots were up to their old tricks again on Sunday, this time sabotaging their own headset communications during their game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Tom E. Curran of reports that the Patriots had to resort to “old school” play-calling methods after they had some technical difficulties with their electronic equipment. Offensive coordinator Josh...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Week 5 AFC East update

Before week six of the NFL season kicks off, the Patriots are once again at the top of the ACF East division.  Here is the update on the other three teams in the AFC East: Buffalo Bills The Buffalo Bills have been rolling in the past few weeks, winning their last three games.  Their most recent victory was against the Los Angeles Rams, where their defense helped push them to...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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