Posts Tagged ‘Ten Keys’

New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills: Ten Keys to Week 17

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

The most productive back on the NFL’s number two rushing offense, Fred Jackson is one of the most well-rounded runners in the league. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

The New England Patriots have a chance to secure a first-round bye in their season finale this afternoon, but in order to do so they’ll have to win a divisional matchup against the 6-9 Buffalo Bills, a team which nearly beat New England earlier in the season and which boasts a strong running game and an aggressive defense which currently ranks first in sacks and fifth vs. the pass. Read on for ten keys to New England’s last regular-season contest of 2013.

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New England Patriots at Baltimore Ravens: Ten Keys to Week 16

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Left tackle Eugene Monroe and the Baltimore Ravens will try to protect the AFC’s sixth seed this week against the rival New England Patriots. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

In what is one of the most important games of the season for both teams involved, the 10-4 New England Patriots will attempt to make up for last week’s road loss at Miami by disrupting an 8-6 Baltimore Ravens team which has won their past four games and which currently holds a tiebreaker over the Miami Dolphins for the sixth and final playoff seed based on their head-to-head-win percentage. A Patriots victory would go a long way toward securing one of two first-round byes while jeopardizing the chances of the Ravens making the playoffs, with Baltimore currently motivated by the fact that they may well be playing for their season. Read on for ten keys to this crucial contest.

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New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins: Ten Keys to Week 15

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Dolphins defensive tackle Jared Odrick beat Logan Mankins for sacks on two occasions the last time these two teams played. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

Coming off of a dramatic last-second victory over the Cleveland Browns, the New England Patriots will face a Miami Dolphins team which dramatically survived a sequence of last-second Pittsburgh Steelers laterals last week in order to come away with a victory of their own last week, and who are currently in the running for a playoff spot. A Patriots victory would clinch the division and allow New England to leapfrog Denver for the top seed, while a Dolphins victory would keep the team in the race for the division and the wild card. Read on for ten keys to this crucial contest.

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Cleveland Browns at New England Patriots: Ten Keys to Week 14

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has submitted back-to-back two-hundred-yard receiving performances. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

After getting off to another lethargic start and being forced to make a comeback against the lowly Houston Texans, the New England Patriots will host the 4-8 Cleveland Browns, who currently rank in the top five against both the run and the pass. Will last week’s scare prevent the Patriots from slipping into complacency? Read on for ten keys to this week’s contest.

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New England Patriots at Houston Texans: Ten Keys to Week 13

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

Wide receiver Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans are still searching for answers after losing nine straight. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

The New England Patriots will try to build on last week’s victory over the Denver Broncos when they visit the Houston Texans, who have lost nine straight games but somehow rank eleventh in the league in offense and first in the league in defense. Read on for ten keys to this week’s contest.

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Denver Broncos at New England Patriots: Ten Keys to Week 12

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Wes Welker returns to New England tonight as one of Peyton Manning’s favorite targets. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

Tonight, the 7-3 New England Patriots will attempt to rebound from their 24-20 loss at the Carolina Panthers this past Monday as they host Peyton Manning and the 9-1 Denver Broncos in another prime-time matchup which projects as the most difficult regular-season contest remaining for Bill Belichick’s 2013 squad. Read on for ten keys to this week’s game.

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New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers: Ten Keys to Week 11

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Former Boston College standout Luke Kuechly has already blossomed into an NFL star. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

The New England Patriots return from their bye week in order to make their only Monday Night Football appearance of the season, hoping to build off of their 55-point offensive explosion two weeks ago in what should be a difficult road matchup against the 6-3 Carolina Panthers, who are currently riding a five-game winning streak and boast top-ten rankings in rushing offense, rushing defense, and passing defense. Read on for ten keys to one of New England’s most difficult remaining regular-season contests.

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