Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Cover32: Grading the New England Patriots offense against the New York Jets | New England Patriots

The grades are in for the New England Patriots offense after their 30-23 win over the New York Jets on Sunday.The Patriots offense was able to score two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to turn a 20-16 deficit and turn it into a 30-20 lead. Led by quarterback Tom Brady, the Patriots wore down the Jets defense and pulled away to go to 6-0 in 2015.

How did the offense grade out?

Grading the New England Patriots offense against the New York Jets | New England Patriots

Monday, October 26, 2015

Musketfire: Inside the Numbers: New England Patriots Beat Jets

The New England Patriots defeated the New York Jets on a cloudy and warm Sunday afternoon in Foxboro, MA. The Patriots continued their dominance in the AFC East as they improved to 69-19 against their division rivals since 2001. The Jets came in and gave the Patriots all they could handle–including being the first team to have a lead against the Patriots in the fourth quarter–but fell just short. With the win in the books for the Patriots, it is time to go inside the numbers and examine the 30-23 win over the Jets. The first number that jumps off the statsheet for the Patriots offense is 30. For the fifth straight game the Patriots scored 30 or more points and with 213 points in six games the offense is on pace for 568 points.

Musketfire: Inside the Numbers: New England Patriots Beat Jets

The New England Patriots defeated the New York Jets on a cloudy and warm Sunday afternoon in Foxboro, MA. The Patriots continued their dominance in the AFC East as they improved to 69-19 against their division rivals since 2001. The Jets came in and gave the Patriots all they could handle–including being the first team to have a lead against the Patriots in the fourth quarter–but fell just short. With the win in the books for the Patriots, it is time to go inside the numbers and examine the 30-23 win over the Jets. The first number that jumps off the statsheet for the Patriots offense is 30. For the fifth straight game the Patriots scored 30 or more points and with 213 points in six games the offense is on pace for 568 points.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Musketfire: W2W4 New England Patriots vs New York Jets

The New England Patriots face off against the New York Jets in a meaningful division game for the first time in many years. This is a big game for New England in the division as the Jets are playing a last place schedule and have only the Patriots and Cowboys (in week 15) as the only remaining 2014 playoff teams on their schedule. Since both teams are focusing on the game on the field, let’s do the same and investigate both teams and what to watch for on Sunday and the game score prediction at the end of the analysis:

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Musketfire: W2W4 New England Patriots vs New York Jets

The New England Patriots face off against the New York Jets in a meaningful division game for the first time in many years. This is a big game for New England in the division as the Jets are playing a last place schedule and have only the Patriots and Cowboys (in week 15) as the only remaining 2014 playoff teams on their schedule. Since both teams are focusing on the game on the field, let’s do the same and investigate both teams and what to watch for on Sunday and the game score prediction at the end of the analysis:

Read much more here: W2W4 New England Patriots vs New York Jets

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Cover32: Five matchups to keep an eye on for the Patriots and Jets this week | New England Patriots

The 5-0 New England Patriots faceoff against the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. The Jets are a surprising 4-1 and are looking for a big road win against their division rival to stake claim to first place in the AFC East. In what has become the biggest test for the Patriots in this young season, as always the game will come down to the individual matchups on the field. To get ready for the game, here are five key matchups to watch on Sunday as the New England Patriots host the New York Jets.



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Cover32: Five matchups to keep an eye on for the Patriots and Jets this week | New England Patriots

The 5-0 New England Patriots faceoff against the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. The Jets are a surprising 4-1 and are looking for a big road win against their division rival to stake claim to first place in the AFC East. In what has become the biggest test for the Patriots in this young season, as always the game will come down to the individual matchups on the field. To get ready for the game, here are five key matchups to watch on Sunday as the New England Patriots host the New York Jets.



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Saturday, October 17, 2015

6 position battles to watch in Patriots vs. Colts game | New England Patriots

As much as the New England Patriots players will want to continue their dominance of the Indianapolis Colts, it will all come down to the matchups on the field at game time.

There are key matchups on Sunday night which will determine the outcome of the game including tight end Rob Gronkowski vs the Colts safeties and linebackers, the Patriots defensive ends matching up with the Indianapolis offensive tackles running back Dion Lewis against whoever the Colts try to use to contain him.

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Friday, October 16, 2015

MusketFire: New England Patriots Cannot Take Indianapolis Colts Lightly

While history has shown that the New England Patriots have feasted on the Indianapolis Colts defense and shut down Andrew Luck and the explosive offense in recent years, both teams have made numerous changes on both sides of the ball and the teams are both trending upwards: New England is undefeated in 2015 and Indianapolis is on a three game winning streak.

The Patriots cannot take the Colts lightly as they travel on the road for the second straight week to play a 2014 playoff team.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Chowder and Champions: Boston Celtics: David Lee is the X-Factor

The Boston Celtics need to take the next step forward and finish above .500 and give themselves a chance to advance to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, they need an X-Factor to step up and take their game to the next level.



In the 2015-16 season, look for forward David Lee to be that X-Factor in Boston.

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Wednesday, October 07, 2015

MusketFire: New England Patriots: 3 Post-Bye Week Improvements

With an early week off to get ready to play the shorthanded Cowboys, the Patriots had some concerns of their own to figure out last week to get ready for the next three months of the regular season. Here are three areas of concern for the 3-0 Patriots to focus on in the coming months: 1) maximizing the tight ends; 2) figuring out how to stuff the run; and 3) integrating new pieces on the defensive front seven and the offensive line



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Friday, October 02, 2015

MusketFire: New England Patriots Bye Week Review: Four Key Points

While the bye week was at midseason last year, the Patriots have the earliest break in 2015. While head coach Bill Belichick and the coaching staff are using this week for self-scouting, it makes sense to look back and review the previous three weeks. With so little game tape at the bye week, here are four things we have learned about the Patriots at this early part of the season including the offensive line, running backs, the vertical pass defense, and the run defenders.



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