Archive for the ‘New England Patriots’ Category

Julian Edelman explains what Patriots will miss with Rob Gronkowski retired

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Julian Edelman explains what Patriots will miss with Rob Gronkowski retired originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots are going to miss recently retired Rob Gronkowski's impact on the field as one of the greatest tight ends in NFL history, but what he did for the team off the field also was very important. Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman explained Tuesday during an interview on WFAN's "Boomer & Gio" what the Patriots will miss this season without their historically dominant tight end. "He's definitely going to be missed," Edelman said.

Why Kyle Van Noy expects Patriots’ success to continue despite offseason losses

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

The New England Patriots have sustained incredible success in recent years despite losing some pretty big names to free agency or trades. Don't tell that to Kyle Van Noy. In an interview Tuesday with NFL Network's Willie McGinest, the Patriots linebacker explained why he expects the Patriots to continue that success despite an exodus of notable players and coaches, among them all-world tight end Rob Gronkowski and de facto defensive coordinator Brian Flores.

Updated betting odds to make NFL playoffs for all 32 teams in 2019 season

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Updated betting odds to make NFL playoffs for all 32 teams in 2019 season originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Training camps are about a month away for most NFL teams, and with free agency and the draft behind us, oddsmakers have released odds to make the playoffs for all 32 teams. The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, who have not missed the postseason since 2008 when they went 11-5 without an injured Tom Brady, are -850 to make the playoffs. No other team is even close to those odds.

One study shows Patriots have second-best fans in the NFL

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

One study shows Patriots have second-best fans in the NFL originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Patriots fans aren't tired of winning, and it shows. According to one study, the Patriots have the second-best fan base in the NFL. Emory University business professor Michael Lewis conducts the report annually, and has listed the Patriots as No.

Patriots are overwhelming favorites to make the playoffs

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Caesars Entertainment, the official casino partner of the NFL, has issued updated odds for the various teams to make it to the 2019 playoffs. The overwhelming favorites, to little surprise, are the Patriots. Installed as minus-850 propositions to qualify for the 12-team tournament, a bettor would have to wager $850 to win $100.

Former Bengal, Patriot Marquis Flowers opens up on the ‘We’re on to Cincinnati’ game

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Former Bengal, Patriot Marquis Flowers opens up on the 'We're on to Cincinnati' game originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots weren't exactly in a great spot heading into Week 5 of the 2014 NFL season. The team was only 2-2 and was coming off a crushing 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football. In that game, Tom Brady didn't look like his usual self.

Joe Namath: Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback ever

Monday, June 24th, 2019

At 76 years old, Joe Namath has seen a lot of quarterback play. The New York Jets legend idolized Johnny Unitas and has tremendous respect for some of the greats of the game. Chatting with Howard Stern on Monday, Namath declared New England Patriots' Tom Brady, fresh off his sixth Super Bowl win and a little more than a month away from his 42nd birthday, the greatest quarterback ever.

Patriots 2019 training camp schedule: Here’s when veterans will report

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Patriots 2019 training camp schedule: Here's when veterans will report originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The defending Super Bowl champions will be back at Gillette Stadium exactly one month from Monday. The NFL announced training camp report dates for all 32 teams Monday, and the Patriots' rookies are due in Foxboro on July 21, while the veterans are set to arrive on July 24. Training camp traditionally starts one day after veterans report, meaning New England should begin training camp Thursday, July 25.

Did a Steve Miller song predict a Patriots-49ers Super Bowl more than 40 years ago?

Monday, June 24th, 2019

The lyrics to “Rock'n Me” amazingly appear to line up with the Super Bowl opponents of the New England Patriots with incredible accuracy in recent years. Have a look: I went from Phoenix, Arizona / All the way to Tacoma / Philadelphia, Atlanta, L.A. / Northern California, where the girls are warm / So I could be with my sweet baby, yeah OK, whoa. So the Patriots lost Super Bowl XLII to the New York Giants in Glendale, Arizona, which is a suburb of Phoenix.

Can We Just Let One Season End Before Predicting The Next?

Monday, June 24th, 2019

According to data provided to FiveThirtyEight by the betting sites SportsBetting.ag and BetOnline.ag, Tampa Bay was installed as 8-to-1 favorites to win the 2020 Stanley Cup within hours of the St. Louis Blues winning the 2019 Stanley Cup, while the Bucks were made 9-to-2 favorites for next year's NBA title before the confetti even settled on the Toronto Raptors' 2019 victory. It's all part of a movement toward increased focus on next year's potential winners, practically before the current champs can even be entered into the record books. The day-after, next-year title odds have certainly become a big deal in our industry,” said Scott Cooley, a spokesman for the two oddsmakers above.