Posts Tagged ‘Tom Brady’

New England Patriots vs San Francisco 49ers: Patriots Ultimately Come Up Short

Monday, December 17th, 2012
Randy Moss Patriots Game

Randy Moss had an eventful homecoming in New England. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

On a bizarre night that featured a ten minute Ed Hochuli-induced delay, multiple turnovers, a 28 point deficit and some brutal conditions, the Patriots ultimately couldn’t get it done.

Read about the instant classic 41-34 loss here.

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Five Reasons the New England Patriots Have Won Five Straight Games

Sunday, November 25th, 2012
Alfonzo Dennard Devin McCourty

Alfonzo Dennard and Devin McCourty are helping the Patriots win the turnover battle. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope

The New England Patriots’ season got off to a shaky start, as the team was 3-3 through their first six games. Since then, however, the Patriots have been on a roll. They have won their past five consecutive games, by an average margin of victory of 22.4 points per game.

The Patriots have been as dominant as any team in the National Football League over that span, and are making a case for being the AFC’s best team. While it is too soon to state that at this point, we can pinpoint five reasons why the Patriots have won their last five contests.

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2012 Patriots: Mid-season Awards

Monday, November 5th, 2012
Chandler Jones Patriots

Did Chandler Jones pick up any of our mid-season awards? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

The Patriots were off this weekend, getting rested up for the stretch run before a hopeful playoff berth. They didn’t get to be a part of one of the worst weekends for sportsbooks, but a great one for guys that bet on NFL football this weekend.

As the Patriots head into the second half of the season, I hand out a few awards to some deserving Patriots.

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Patriots Offense Fails to Seal the Deal

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
Tom Brady Seahawks CB

Tom Brady didn’t have a good second half.

NEPD Staff Writer: Joon Lee

This was a complete and utter disaster. This was the worst and most demoralizing non-Super Bowl loss in a while. This beats 4th and 2. This beats them all. This was one of the worst Patriots losses in recent memory.

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New England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos: Game Day Timeline

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are ready to renew the rivalry             (US Presswire)

Tom Brady and the Patriots return home to renew their storied rivalry with Peyton Manning, this time as a member of the Denver Broncos. The Patriots are fresh off an impressive performance vs. the Buffalo Bills where they scored 52 points and the Broncos are coming off a dominating all-around victory vs. Oakland. It’s an important game for both teams as the Patriots try to get back over the.500 mark and take control of the AFC East. Follow this thread throughout the day for all the latest game day news, including inactives, injury news and our perspective on the game.

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Patriots vs Bills: Five Keys to Victory

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
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Brandon Spikes was a beast on Sunday. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Joon Lee

After a somewhat sluggish first half offensively and defensively against the Bills on Sunday, the Patriots rallied back in the second half against the Bills, blowing them out 52-28. In the process, the Patriots became the second team in NFL history to have a pair of 100 yard rushers (Bolden, Ridley) and 100 yard receivers (Gronkowski, Welker).

Coach Bill Belichick also moved passed Chuck Knox for sole possession for 8th place on the all time win list. There were a lot of positives to take from Sunday’s thrashing of the Bills.

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Patriots vs Bills: Brady Leads Offensive Explosion

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Tom Brady and the Patriots got back on track this week at Buffalo (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

This week, the New England Patriots rebounded from their previous two losses by defeating the Buffalo Bills 52-28 thanks to 45 second-half points. The Patriots racked up 580 yards of total offense and dominated Buffalo through the air as well as on the ground. They forced six turnovers on defense while committing just one penalty.

Tom Brady looked sharp, throwing for 340 yards and scoring four total touchdowns (including one on the ground.) All of New England’s major receiving targets found roles, and running backs Brandon Bolden and Stevan Ridley punished Buffalo’s run defense. Read on for some of the major storylines behind New England’s victory.

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