5:03 AM EDT, Wed August 10, 2022
19 hours ago

NFL Preseson: New England Patriots rookies vs. NY Giants rookies

Before New England Patriots nation panics about the reports of quarterback Mac Jones and the offense struggling during training camp, take a deep breath, hold it in briefly, then exhale. Now is the time for the players and coaches to work out the kinks. It’s not always going to be pretty when trying something new. […] NFL Preseson: New England Patriots rookies vs. NY Giants rookies - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
22 hours ago

Boston Bruins benefit from salary cap exemption with Bergeron re-signing

The National Hockey League (NHL) is extremely proud of it’s hard cap. It is a talking point that is exhausted when fans of the league try to compare it to its more popular counterparts. Still, there is some room for cap manipulation in the league, and this is a good thing, especially for a team […] Boston Bruins benefit from salary cap exemption with Bergeron re-signing - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Aug 8, 2022

Patriots safety Joshuah Bledsoe emerging as the next Devin McCourty

After 13 years with the Tennessee Titans, Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins, Jason McCourty hung up his cleats and retired from the NFL. He turned a sixth round selection into starting 141 of 173 games, 18 interceptions and a Super Bowl championship with the Patriots. Since Jason walked away, it’s worth asking […] Patriots safety Joshuah Bledsoe emerging as the next Devin McCourty - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Aug 8, 2022

New England Patriots pass rush a problem Belichick must resolve

There’s been much ado about the New England Patriots offense struggling to adapt to a new regimen without long-time offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels being around. McDaniels was a key figure for years in New England but his departure to coach the Las Vegas Raiders has occasioned some changes. Matt Patricia, maybe acting as the offensive […] New England Patriots pass rush a problem Belichick must resolve - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Aug 7, 2022

Pro Football Hall of Fame: Richard Seymour anchored Patriots dynasty in 2000s

New England Patriots legendary defensive tackle Richard Seymour was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio today. Seymour was the Patriots’ first round pick in 2001, a rookie for their Super Bowl XXXVI campaign and an integral part of the first dynasty.  While Tom Brady is obviously the spark plug to the […] Pro Football Hall of Fame: Richard Seymour anchored Patriots dynasty in 2000s - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Aug 6, 2022

New England Patriots: Christian Barmore one of Belichick’s best draft prizes

When it comes to drafting defensive players, there is no better person to have in the draft room than New England Patriots head coach and front office guru Bill Belichick. Richard Seymour, Ty Warren, Vice Wilfork, Trey Flowers, Chandler Jones, Dont’a Hightower, Jerod Mayo, Jamie Collins, you get my drift?  Well, now you can add […] New England Patriots: Christian Barmore one of Belichick’s best draft prizes - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Aug 3, 2022

New England Patriots: Nelson Agholor could be Belichick’s surprise cut

The New England Patriots have a very talented group at wide receiver/tight end. Kendrick Bourne and Jakobi Meyers will look to make strides in their second seasons playing with Mac Jones. Jonnu Smith is looking for a bounce back season. Plus, the addition of DeVante Parker is also a huge help. But one name nobody […] New England Patriots: Nelson Agholor could be Belichick’s surprise cut - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Aug 3, 2022

New England Patriots: Rhamondre Stevenson primed for a monstrous Year 2

Could the New England Patriots running back duo of Damien Harris and Rhamondre Stevenson have monster seasons in 2022? If healthy, there is no reason to believe Harris won’t at least duplicate his production in 2021.  The excitement, however, comes in the package of toughness, power, and versatility of Stevenson.  Coming off a rookie season […] New England Patriots: Rhamondre Stevenson primed for a monstrous Year 2 - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Jul 31, 2022

New England Patriots: Bet on a Damien Harris 1500-yard rushing season

Following a breakout season in 2021, New England Patriots running back Damien Harris is looking for more in 2022. That is veteran running back Damien Harris. As the Alabama product enters his fourth year in the NFL, he is not only looking forward to topping his performance in 2021, but he also motivated to rush […] New England Patriots: Bet on a Damien Harris 1500-yard rushing season - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Jul 30, 2022

New England Patriots: Jonnu Smith ready to victimize defenders in 2022

If the New England Patriots get the Jonnu Smith they paid big free agent money for in 2021, the offense is going to be special. Still considered one of the best tight end duos in the NFL, the combination of Smith and Hunter Henry gives Mac Jones some big targets in the middle of the […] New England Patriots: Jonnu Smith ready to victimize defenders in 2022 - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Jul 28, 2022

Patriots news & notes: DeVante Parker emerges; N’Keal Harry revival?

Day one of 2022 training camp for the New England Patriots made one thing clear.  If DeVante Parker stays healthy he is going to be a beast in the offense and the big-bodied target the team drafted N’Keal Harry to be. It was just Day 1 of camp, but Parker impressed everyone watching from the […] Patriots news & notes: DeVante Parker emerges; N’Keal Harry revival? - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Jul 28, 2022

New England Patriots 2022 training camp battles: Wide receivers

There’s been a lot of talk about how great the New England Patriots second-year quarterback Mac Jones will be, how he will have a MVP-caliber season, and all that. Well he won’t put up the numbers to be considered an MVP if his pass catchers aren’t producing. We don’t have to worry about tight ends Hunter […] New England Patriots 2022 training camp battles: Wide receivers - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Jul 27, 2022

New England Patriots: 3 biggest questions entering 2022 training camp

As every year, as the NFL season begins anew, hope springs eternal for fans of the New England Patriots that they are once again on their way to another Super Bowl win. At least that was the sentiment during the halcyon days, the 20 years that Tom Brady was at the helm of the Patriots’ offense. With […] New England Patriots: 3 biggest questions entering 2022 training camp - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Jul 25, 2022

New England Patriots most intriguing training camp battles: Cornerbacks

For the New England Patriots to reclaim the AFC East in 2022, their secondary will have to survive a gauntlet of talented wide receivers. The Buffalo Bills have Stefon Diggs, Gabriel Davis, and Jamison Crowder. The Miami Dolphins have Tyreek Hill, Jaylen Waddle, and Cedrick Wilson Jr. The New York Jets have a talented young […] New England Patriots most intriguing training camp battles: Cornerbacks - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Jul 23, 2022

New England Patriots: Mac Jones, the ‘Griddy’ and an MVP prediction

Are you ready for some more Mac Jones hype?  As the New England Patriots young quarterback enters Year 2 of his NFL career there are some high expectations surrounding the Alabama product. Whether it’s from teammates, coaches or NFL writers around the league, Jones should be even better in his second season in the league […] New England Patriots: Mac Jones, the ‘Griddy’ and an MVP prediction - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!