2:44 AM EDT, Thu September 23, 2021
8 hours ago

New England Patriots: 3 areas of improvement as Week 3 approaches

With the book closed on Week 2 in the NFL, the focus now shifts to Week 3. For the New England Patriots, that means we say goodbye to the New York Jets and the jokes about their rookie quarterback, Zach Wilson, throwing four interceptions and gifting the team a win. Instead, preparations are underway for […] New England Patriots: 3 areas of improvement as Week 3 approaches - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
20 hours ago

New England Patriots: Bill Belichick risks it all with offensive line gaffes

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is risking the team’s entire season needlessly with bad calls on the makeup of his offensive line. Belichick’s decision-making on how he deploys his offensive line talent since the injury to Trent Brown is an indication of either his hubris or stubbornness. And it risks everything this season. […] New England Patriots: Bill Belichick risks it all with offensive line gaffes - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 21, 2021

New England Patriots: 3 stars from blowout victory over the Jets

It wasn’t the prettiest game of football, but the New England Patriots picked up their first win of the season this past weekend against the New York Jets. Much was made of the matchup between Mac Jones and Zach Wilson, two of the five quarterbacks drafted in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, […] New England Patriots: 3 stars from blowout victory over the Jets - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 21, 2021

NFL Power Rankings, Week 3: Patriots stand pat, but optimism rising

The New England Patriots are coming off a Week 2 victory over the New York Jets but remains at No. 15 in NFL.com’s Week 3 power rankings. Despite the margin of victory against the Jets, the Patriots still have a lot to work on in the coming weeks.  Yes, they picked off Zach Wilson four […] NFL Power Rankings, Week 3: Patriots stand pat, but optimism rising - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 21, 2021

New England Patriots: 5 observations from soaring victory over NY Jets

The New England Patriots had Zach Wilson seeing ghosts as the New York Jets rookie quarterback threw four interceptions in a 25-6 win by the Pats Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium. While turnovers were the key to the Patriots losing in Week 1 to the Miami Dolphins, forcing turnovers propelled to the team to victory […] New England Patriots: 5 observations from soaring victory over NY Jets - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 20, 2021

New England Patriots: Mac Jones proves he’s at the top of his QB class

The New England Patriots moved into an early three way tie a top the AFC East after winning their first game of the season against the New York Jets yesterday. While they currently sit in third due to the Buffalo Bills having the best divisional record, and the Miami Dolphins currently owning the tiebreaker after […] New England Patriots: Mac Jones proves he’s at the top of his QB class - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 20, 2021

New England Patriots: Things to improve on following Week 2 win

As many predicted, the New England Patriots are in the win column after a beatdown of the New York Jets. It definitely wasn’t a perfect game, but it was good enough to come away with a 25-6 victory. The Patriots rode a strong defensive performance in this one, as they picked off Jets rookie quarterback […] New England Patriots: Things to improve on following Week 2 win - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 20, 2021

New England Patriots: Quick takes on steady win over NY Jets

Here are some quick takes on the New England Patriots’ 25-6 victory over the New York Jets in New Jersey as Mac Jones shined again. Ho hum, another game, another Mac Jones outing with a completion percentage of 70-plus percent. If anyone isn’t convinced yet, get real. This young man is special. Mac Jones is […] New England Patriots: Quick takes on steady win over NY Jets - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 19, 2021

New England Patriots weren’t good, Zach Wilson was just bad

The New England Patriots picked up their first win of the season this afternoon against the New York Jets, pushing their season record to 1-1. It was a good day for the Pats in general, as they were able to wash the bad taste out of their mouth from last week’s heart crushing loss at […] New England Patriots weren’t good, Zach Wilson was just bad - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 19, 2021

New England Patriots: Damien Harris and the field of redemption

With the New England Patriots down 17-16 late in the fourth quarter and driving, Damien Harris did what he does best.  He fought for every possible yard in inching his team closer to the end zone and a possible go-ahead victory.  The only problem is a Miami Dolphins defender punched the ball loose and a […] New England Patriots: Damien Harris and the field of redemption - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 18, 2021

Boston Bruins: 3 players with the most to prove in the 2021-22 NHL season

The Boston Bruins are finally nearing a return to the ice. After getting ousted by the New York Islanders in the second round after six games last season, the Bruins will be eager to hit the ice after last season’s tough exit. While most of the Bruins core is back and set to make another […] Boston Bruins: 3 players with the most to prove in the 2021-22 NHL season - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 18, 2021

New England Patriots: 3 NFL Week 2 matchups of extreme interest

When it comes to the NFL schedule, the first course of action for the New England Patriots is to take care of their own business.  In this NFL Week 2 battle, that is getting their first win of the 2021 NFL season and taking care of the New York Jets. After losing in Foxborough to […] New England Patriots: 3 NFL Week 2 matchups of extreme interest - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 17, 2021

New England Patriots: This player is the team’s biggest X factor vs. the Jets

It could be argued the New England Patriots’ biggest X-factor this week vs. the New York Jets (or any other team for that matter) is their quarterback, as it is for every other team in the league. But, I’m not going there. Instead, let’s ask the question; what makes any NFL quarterback successful? Right, the […] New England Patriots: This player is the team’s biggest X factor vs. the Jets - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 17, 2021

New England Patriots: With Kyle Van Noy out, it’s Josh Uche’s time to shine

The New England Patriots has been dealt a blow this afternoon, as it was announced starting linebacker Kyle Van Noy will miss the Patriots Week 2 contest against the New York Jets. Van Noy missed practice all week with a throat injury of all things, and apparently it was serious enough to keep him out […] New England Patriots: With Kyle Van Noy out, it’s Josh Uche’s time to shine - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 17, 2021

New England Patriots: All signs point to a comfortable win in Week Two

The New England Patriots had a rough outing in their season opener against the Miami Dolphins. Costly turnovers and penalties were the catalyst for a disappointing loss. The team now looks forward to a road trip to MetLife Stadium where they will face another AFC East rival, the New York Jets. Ever since Tom Brady’s […] New England Patriots: All signs point to a comfortable win in Week Two - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!