The NFL’s Gift to the New England Patriots 2015/2016 Campaign

I was at a local restaurant last night and all the talk was about the 4 game suspension given to Tom Brady over Deflategate. In one respect it really doesn't matter for Brady, HOF Baseball player Gaylord Perry who was known to bend a rule or two in his day put it best: “They’d have … Continue reading The NFL’s Gift to the New England Patriots 2015/2016 Campaign

Vince Wilfork & Bob Menendez both Expendable

Guy Fleegman: I'm not even supposed to be here. I'm just "Crewman Number Six." I'm expendable. I'm the guy in the episode who dies to prove how serious the situation is. I've gotta get outta here. Galaxy Quest 1999 Michael Corleone:  It's not personal Sonny, it's strictly business. The Godfather 1972   Vince Wilford was … Continue reading Vince Wilfork & Bob Menendez both Expendable

The New England Patriot Way, Football with a Baseball Mentality

Anyone who reads this site knows I'm a big Baseball fan and while I can watch Football & enjoy the nuances of the game I think it can't compare. The greatest advantage to Baseball?  No clock, you have to get those 27 outs, while often in football you can just run out the clock, the … Continue reading The New England Patriot Way, Football with a Baseball Mentality

Patriots vs Seahawks 60 vs 59

I'll have a much longer piece on one of the greatest football games I've ever seen but if you really want to know what happened yesterday and why let me explain Why the Patriots won and Seattle Lost in two sentences. After 59 minutes, both before and after the Malcolm Butler interception, the Seattle Seahawks played … Continue reading Patriots vs Seahawks 60 vs 59

Of Course the Patriots Knew

Sarris: Do you think I’m a fool? That the commander does not know every bolt, every weld in his ship? Galaxy Quest  1999 You may not appreciated the necessity for uniformity , gentlemen, unless you make use of your imagination. A single document may well be accepted, but you must think of a series. After … Continue reading Of Course the Patriots Knew

The Pats and the Danger of Expectations game

One of the most interesting episodes of the favorite TV show of my youth the Adventures of Robin Hood was "The Truce". The episode starts with Robin Hood stopping someone in the forest to rob him, the target challenges Robin to an archery contest. Robin wins and the man throws down his purse in disgust … Continue reading The Pats and the Danger of Expectations game

Tim Tebow to the Patriots, Gloating Sports Writers Hardest Hit

Wasn't it just a few months ago that everyone was talking about Tim Tebow finished as an NFL quarterback. Time for them to cry: The New England Patriots will sign Tim Tebow, league sources told ESPN. The Patriots are signing Tebow, who is expected to participate in the team's mandatory minicamp Tuesday, as a quarterback, according … Continue reading Tim Tebow to the Patriots, Gloating Sports Writers Hardest Hit