Forum Post: Vereen & more an indirect result of the Seymour trade....
Posted 08/24/2011 05:38:23 EDT
I think that Bill's strategy is to have an extra 1st round pick every year, that he can trade for a 2nd and a 1st next year. That way he'll always have an extra 2nd rounder and a chip for the next yea more »
Forum Post: Since the lockout has been lifted...
Posted 04/27/2011 11:24:49 EDT
Can teams trade players during the draft tomorrow night? Assuming they're under contract, of course. more »
Forum Post: Mel Kiper haters...
Posted 04/12/2011 01:25:18 EDT
I loved it when NE drafted Vollmer in the second round, and everyone stopped and stared for a second, then looked to Kiper. He had a lot to say about him, knew his German roots and that he played for more »
Forum Post: NFL wants to change the kickoff
Posted 03/17/2011 01:33:19 EDT
The current rule starts players at the 30, and it seems to me that the kick team and the returner meet somewhere between the 15-20 yard line (I'm assuming it's a good kicker who has decent hang time). more »
Forum Post: Mankins should fire his agent
Posted 02/25/2011 09:48:12 EST
After seeing what he said about the Patriots, this guy is a tool. Mankins should fire him and get someone who is a lot more level headed. Sure, he doesn't have the long-term deal he wants yet, but his more »
Forum Post: matt roth?
Posted 02/18/2011 01:40:34 EST
I am an Iowa Hawkeyes fan, and Matt Roth went to Iowa. He is a physical player, but not very intelligent. I would doubt that he could understand and execute the complex defenses that Belichick uses. P more »
Forum Post: The benefit of video taping the defensive signals
Posted 02/07/2011 05:13:38 EST
My opinion would be that taping them isn't the primary goal, it's to let the other team know that you're taping their signals. Next time you play them, they have to spend more time changing signals. M more »
Forum Post: Asomugha a free agent
Posted 01/10/2011 05:07:24 EST
I never thought that he'd be a Patriot, just because of his price tag. I just wondered if it was possible for him to still play during this postseason for another team, namely the Jets more »
Posted 01/10/2011 11:55:53 EST
Since his contract is void, can a playoff team pick him up and play him in the playoffs? I'm not saying that it would be needed for the Pats, but I would hate to see the Jets pick him up and play him more »
Forum Post: Mangina wants to be pals with BB again huh??
Posted 07/30/2010 01:41:20 EDT
Mangini was Defensive coordinator, not Offense more »
Forum Post: Need to Change Spread Offense/Scheme?
Posted 05/28/2010 12:32:32 EDT
What I would like to see is a return to attacking a defense where it's most vulnerable, which would require different game-planning each week. If a defense is quick, run a lot of screens, draws, misdi more »
Forum Post: Report: Colts' Mathis wants new contract, Mathis skips OTAs over money
Posted 05/27/2010 11:06:31 EDT
I just think it's funny that the Colts front-loaded his $30 million contract, and now that he's at the end where there's low payouts, he wants more money. At least the Patriots are smart about the big more »
Forum Post: certain Colt sleeps with teddy bear....
Posted 05/13/2010 03:36:23 EDT
In Response to Re: certain Colt sleeps with teddy bear....: In Response to Re: certain Colt sleeps with teddy bear.... : Your brother in law who is bouncing at the local bar? That one? Posted by unde more »
Posted 05/12/2010 05:12:10 EDT
Actually, my brother in law was teammates with Dallas Clark when he played at the University of Iowa, and he is just weird. He eats whole cans of cold peas, straight from the can. Doesn't surprise me more »
Forum Post: Terrible Pat’s drafting record
Posted 04/05/2010 02:16:48 EDT
Going into the '07 season, everyone knew that the Patriots were stacked. We had far too many draft choices, and nowhere on the roster to put them. It wasn't like BB made bad decisions on who he kept a more »
Forum Post: Your NFL Football Roots.... BEFORE the Pats, WHO?
Posted 01/25/2010 01:46:13 EST
I'm from Iowa, so I got to see the Packers/Vikings/Bears every weekend. Fortunately my father was not very good at keeping the tv on any one channel, so the first full NFL game I watched was Patriots/ more »
Forum Post: Ingram
Posted 01/12/2010 11:49:21 EST
After last season we let go of Lonie Paxton, a very reliable and trusted long-snapper. We brought in a veteran and drafted Jake Ingram as well. I was pretty surprised that he won the battle, but I did more »
Forum Post: Bills talking with Shanahan. Bad news for Pats?
Posted 11/25/2009 05:14:44 EST
The Patriots have historically had a tough time with Denver teams, and it looks like the Bills are pretty serious in talking to Mike Shanahan, Denver's former head coach. I know that Bill has a lot of more »
Forum Post: NFL defeated Patriots.
Posted 11/16/2009 08:06:36 EST
I wasn't happy with the calls either, but if we hadn't thrown the INT in the end-zone, and Maroney hadn't fumbled at the 1, those calls wouldn't have mattered. We beat ourselves. more »
Forum Post: 2010 Mock Draft (Rounds 1-4)
Posted 11/03/2009 05:55:29 EST
I would like the Pats to take Moeaki. I'm from Iowa and have been able to watch him for the last few years, and he's a heck of a player. His only problem is getting on the field. He's injured every ye more »
Forum Post: Did we forget?
Posted 10/23/2009 11:23:28 EDT
Ever since last year, I've never felt overly confident about any opponent we face. It all changed on one play, and it only takes one play for an injury to happen. I wouldn't take any NFL team lightly, more »
Forum Post: The level of HYPOCRISY....
Posted 10/20/2009 02:43:45 EDT
I loved it in 2007 when a player (I think it was Ellis Hobbs, but I could be wrong) said that he'd be ashamed to pick up a game check if he'd quit trying halfway through the game. Players in the NFL a more »
Forum Post: What's more promising, the 59 or the zero?
Posted 10/19/2009 08:38:49 EDT
I was incredibly excited to watch Tom hit the long ball and see Maroney break a long one, but I was equally excited to see Meriweather forcing fumbles and Butler's interception. So I ask you, what is more »
Forum Post: How much would the Chiefs be willing to give for their 2nd rd pick back?
Posted 10/16/2009 03:59:14 EDT
If Gonzalez was still there, he would be the only one I would accept. Maybe Bowe. Trying to pick players off the Chiefs is pretty thin pickings. more »
Forum Post: To EVERYONE jumping off the wagon
Posted 09/21/2009 01:48:13 EDT
The first full NFL game I ever watched was Patriots-Browns in the playoffs in the '94-'95 season. They lost to the Browns, but the fight that the team showed in that loss was enough to make me a fan f more »
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