Archive for the ‘New England Patriots’ Category

How Patriots 2019 Draft Pick Makes Defensive Gameplan ‘More Manageable’

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

He moves well, he’s got good quickness for his size and his length,” Belichick said Wednesday about Williams. He’s a good tackler. He can play strong with the line of scrimmage and he does a good job matching routes down the field.

James White’s Coach At Wisconsin Honors Father Of Patriots Running Back

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

With tragic news breaking Sunday about James White, the football world has rallied in his support. White was a last-minute inactive in Week 2 for the New England Patriots and absent from practice Wednesday since learning his parents had been in a horrible accident. The running back’s father, Tyrone White, reportedly was pronounced dead at the scene of the fiery crash in Cooper City, Fla.

Patriots running back James White pens emotional Instagram post to his son

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Running back James White did not participate in the New England Patriots’ game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night, for the most heartbreaking of reasons: his father, Tyrone, was killed in a traffic accident earlier that same day that also left his mother hospitalized in critical condition. After coaches, teammates and other players from around the league expressed their condolences, White publicly shared his thoughts for the first time on Tuesday night: he took to Instagram for the fir...

Patriots’ running back James White mourning loss of father

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

New England Patriots running back James White says he is having trouble processing the sudden death of his father, but is finding comfort in celebrating his son's first birthday. In an Instagram message Tuesday, the former Wisconsin Badgers star posted side by side photos of himself as a child sitting on the lap of his father, Tyrone, and another of White holding his 1-year-old son, Xzavier. "Happy 1st birthday Xzavier!

Patriots receiver Damiere Byrd learning alongside ex-Panthers teammate Cam Newton

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Patriots notebook Patriots receiver Damiere Byrd learning alongside ex-Panthers teammate Cam Newton A familiar face is helping wide receiver Damiere Byrd acclimate to a new system. The 27-year-old speedster has reunited with Cam Newton, his quarterback for multiple seasons in Carolina. After going undrafted in 2015, Byrd spent two seasons on the Panthers' practice squad before earning a spot on the 53-man roster in 2017.

Week 3 FanDuel Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for daily fantasy football GPP tournaments

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

For the first two weeks of the NFL season, our FanDuel tournament lineup looked for lower-priced QBs to stack with their passing game buddies. This week, we're going with an on-the-rise Cam Newton and finding value/differentiation elsewhere in our lineup. Newton might be a popular play, but pairing him with Julian Edelman and Damiere Byrd makes a unique enough stack for our Week 3 NFL DFS GPP picks.

How Joe Milton could be Michigan football’s version of Cam Newton

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

And it would be no surprise to see the Wolverines utilize Milton in the run game in the same way teams have used Newton in college and the NFL. Over the past two seasons, Michigan steadily incorporated the quarterback run into the offense. In 2018, Shea Patterson ran out of some zone-read concepts, the most common of which featured a tight end looping around to make an arc block.

New England takes tough defense into matchup against Montreal

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Montreal Impact (5-6-1, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New England Revolution (3-3-6, seventh in the Eastern Conference) Foxborough, Massachusetts; Wednesday, 5 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The New England Revolution host the Montreal Impact on a defensive hot streak. The Revolution have allowed just nine goals over the past 10 games.

Caylin Newton wants to make his own mark at Auburn, 10 years after Cam

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Caylin Newton wants to make his own mark at Auburn, 10 years after Cam

Opinion: Patriots QB Cam Newton earning validation, right to tell NFL, ‘Told you so’

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Instead, it’s Newton and Bill Belichick getting the last laugh. While the Seattle Seahawks stuffed Newton at the goal line to preserve their 35-30 victory Sunday night, he has been nothing short of impressive so far in his new home. He rushed for two touchdowns against the Seahawks, just as he did in the season opener against Miami.