3:13 PM EDT, Fri September 17, 2021
9 mins ago

Stephon Gilmore Is Helping J.C. Jackson Prepare For Jets’ Corey Davis

Back in 2018, then-Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis toasted Stephon Gilmore for 125 yards and a touchdown on seven catches in a 34-10 rout of the New England Patriots. It was a rare dud for the Patriots’ star corner, who would earn first-team All-Pro honors that season, then the NFL Defensive Player of the […] The post Stephon Gilmore Is Helping J.C. Jackson Prepare For Jets’ Corey Davis appeared first on NESN.com.
1 hour ago

How Patriots’ Damien Harris Is ‘Moving Forward’ After Costly Fumble

After Sunday’s New England Patriots loss, Damien Harris said he wouldn’t let his costly fourth-quarter fumble define his season. On Friday, he spoke about the importance of putting that painful play in the past. “At the end of the day, I think you just have to keep moving forward,” the Patriots running back said on […] The post How Patriots’ Damien Harris Is ‘Moving Forward’ After Costly Fumble appeared first on NESN.com.
2 hours ago

Julian Edelman Has Great Response To Bill Belichick On Long Snappers

Pro tip: If you want to get an expansive, in-depth out of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, ask him about football history or special teams. A question Friday from The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin combined both of those themes. The result: A fascinating dissertation on the history of the long snapper (and the […] The post Julian Edelman Has Great Response To Bill Belichick On Long Snappers appeared first on NESN.com.
2 hours ago

David Pastrnak On Ice At Bruins Training Camp Should Hype Fans Up

The Boston Bruins officially are less than a month away from beginning their 2021-22 season, and some of the veteran players took the ice Friday morning. David Pastrnak was seen at Warrior Ice Arena, along with Brad Marchand, Taylor Hall and Craig Smith, getting some reps in and taking shots on net. The top-line winger […] The post David Pastrnak On Ice At Bruins Training Camp Should Hype Fans Up appeared first on NESN.com.
2 hours ago

Patriots Practice Notes: Key Starter Returns Ahead Of Week 2 Jets Game

FOXBORO, Mass. — An important member of the New England Patriots’ starting offense made his return to practice Friday. Top right tackle Trent Brown was back on the field for the Patriots’ final practice of Week 2 after sitting out the previous two with a calf injury. It’s unclear whether Brown will be healthy enough […] The post Patriots Practice Notes: Key Starter Returns Ahead Of Week 2 Jets Game appeared first on NESN.com.
2 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas, Ex-Celtics Star, Reportedly Lands Workout With NBA Team

Isaiah Thomas, a two-time All-Star with the Boston Celtics, earlier this week shot down a report that he was nearing a deal with a team in Russia. Perhaps it’s because an NBA opportunity is coming down the pike? HoopsHype reported Thursday, citing sources, that Thomas will work out with the Golden State Warriors next week. […] The post Isaiah Thomas, Ex-Celtics Star, Reportedly Lands Workout With NBA Team appeared first on NESN.com.
5 hours ago

Why Giants’ Brutal Loss Was Awful Look For Ex-Patriots Coach Joe Judge

The Giants’ loss to the Washington Football Team on Thursday night was a bad, bad look for head coach Joe Judge, a former Patriots assistant for whom the jury has been out on since his departure from Bill Belichick’s staff in New England. Judge, now in his second season as Giants head coach after a […] The post Why Giants’ Brutal Loss Was Awful Look For Ex-Patriots Coach Joe Judge appeared first on NESN.com.
5 hours ago

Zach Wilson Looking Forward To Facing Patriots, Seems Kinda Confident

Zach Wilson on Sunday will face one of the toughest tests a rookie NFL quarterback can face: Bill Belichick. And while the New York Jets signal-caller understands the degree of difficulty Belichick will present, the 2021 second overall pick seems somewhat confident ahead of his first game against the New England Patriots. “I’m excited for […] The post Zach Wilson Looking Forward To Facing Patriots, Seems Kinda Confident appeared first on NESN.com.
6 hours ago

Patriots’ N’Keal Harry Hypes Up Return, Wears New Jersey In Post

N’Keal Harry is nearing a return to the field for the New England Patriots. The third-year receiver’s impressive training camp came to a screeching halt when he injured his shoulder during a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Harry eventually was placed on short-term injured reserve, meaning he’ll miss at least the first four games […] The post Patriots’ N’Keal Harry Hypes Up Return, Wears New Jersey In Post appeared first on NESN.com.
6 hours ago

Why Patriots Absolutely Can’t Afford To Overlook Jets In Week 2 Matchup

A must-win game in Week 2 of a 17-game NFL season? The Patriots might find themselves in that very situation as they prepare for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. New England sits 0-1 following its disappointing Week 1 home loss to the Miami Dolphins. In most seasons, we’d say, “No big deal, these […] The post Why Patriots Absolutely Can’t Afford To Overlook Jets In Week 2 Matchup appeared first on NESN.com.
6 hours ago

Patriots-Jets Betting Preview: Bill Belichick Angle Attractive To Bettors?

The following is a collection of expert betting analysis surrounding the New England Patriots’ 2021 season and their Week 2 matchup with the New York Jets from VSiN contributors. A pair of rookie quarterbacks face off in an AFC East showdown, with each team looking to avoid an 0-2 start. The Patriots (0-1 SU and […] The post Patriots-Jets Betting Preview: Bill Belichick Angle Attractive To Bettors? appeared first on NESN.com.
6 hours ago

Jets Coach Impressed, Maybe Little Scared, By How Good Mac Jones Is

Mac Jones put the NFL on notice Sunday afternoon with his impressive debut. And Jeff Ulbrich, the new defensive coordinator for the New York Jets, was among those who realized the Patriots might have something in their rookie quarterback. Ulbrich was asked about Jones’s debut — a 281-yard, one-touchdown performance against the Miami Dolphins — […] The post Jets Coach Impressed, Maybe Little Scared, By How Good Mac Jones Is appeared first on NESN.com.
7 hours ago

Patriots Mailbag: Will Pats Expand Playbook For Mac Jones In Week 2?

You asked, we answered. Let’s dive right into this week’s New England Patriots mailbag: @kikesolisAfter seeing Mac and what he is capable. Do you think a variety of new plays will be opened this week? Maybe streching the field a bit more? Try new plays? Or do we stick on whats on the paper for […] The post Patriots Mailbag: Will Pats Expand Playbook For Mac Jones In Week 2? appeared first on NESN.com.
19 hours ago

Dont’a Hightower Compares Zach Wilson To Baker Mayfield, Patrick Mahomes

Dont’a Hightower certainly studied the film on New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, the New England Patriots linebacker opened up about the rookie, who threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns on 20-of-37 passing with one interception as the Jets erased a 16-0 halftime deficit and fell 19-14 to the […] The post Dont’a Hightower Compares Zach Wilson To Baker Mayfield, Patrick Mahomes appeared first on NESN.com.
19 hours ago

What Matthew Slater Appreciates Most About Patriots’ Jake Bailey

New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater seems to be the leader of the Jake Bailey fan club. Bailey, the third-year punter, was arguably the Patriots most impressive player during a disappointing 2020 season — yes, again, the punter. He was selected to his first Pro Bowl and was one of two All-Pro selections […] The post What Matthew Slater Appreciates Most About Patriots’ Jake Bailey appeared first on NESN.com.