Fantasy Football Week 10 running back rankings: Nick Chubb’s COVID diagnosis makes D’Ernest Johnson relevant

I hope you didn’t drop D’Ernest Johnson from your Fantasy football rosters, because he could be back in the spotlight in Week 10. Nick Chubb was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday following a positive test, and with Kareem Hunt’s status unclear as he remains on injured reserve, Johnson could Read more

2020 NFL Draft: Bill Belichick explains why Patriots didn’t select QB after losing Tom Brady

The New England Patriots had 10 picks in the 2020 NFL Draft, a perfect opportunity for the franchise to select a quarterback in the post-Tom Brady era. Instead, Bill Belichick passed on selecting a signal caller — leaving New England with just Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer as the quarterbacks Read more

Patriots draft safety Kyle Dugger: Bill Belichick fills sneaky need, adds heir to Patrick Chung

It’s all right if you were scratching your head when the Patriots selected safety Kyle Dugger out of Lenoir–Rhyne. After all, the 6-foot-1, 217 pounder played his college ball at the D-II level, so he wasn’t as accessible to the common college football fan as the likes of fellow safely Read more

Bill Belichick perfectly explains what makes the Patriots special when asked about how to replace Tom Brady

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see the impact that Tom Brady has had on Bill Belichick’s career. In 25 seasons as an NFL head coach, Belichick has a 249-75 record (including the postseason) with Brady as his starting quarterback. His record is a 55-65 when someone other than Read more

NFL competition committee adds two rule change proposals, including one to address a Bill Belichick strategy

Bill Belichick shed light on an NFL loophole that allowed him to milk more time off the clock near the end of the Patriots’ prime time win over the Jets last season. In a twist of irony, Titans head coach Mike Vrabel — who played for Belichick during the 2000s Read more

Scott Pioli doesn’t think Bill Belichick and Cam Newton could coexist: ‘It seems like oil and water’

Cam Newton is still available in free agency, and the New England Patriots need a quarterback. New England appears ready to roll into the 2020 season with Jarrett Stidham as its quarterback, not even entertaining the possibility of signing Newton — even as a backup.  Scott Pioli, the vice president Read more

Was it Bill Belichick or Tom Brady? Brady leaving the Patriots will address the longest running NFL debate

One of the longest-running sports bar conversations — a hypothetical that many believed would never come to fruition — is now about to be settled. Team Brady or Team Belichick. Who ya got? The dynamic duo, at the very heart of the Patriots dynasty going back nearly two decades together, Read more

Tom Brady leaving the Patriots will address the longest running NFL debate: Was it Bill Belichick or Brady?

One of the longest-running sports bar conversations — a hypothetical that many believed would never come to fruition — is now about to be settled. Team Brady or Team Belichick. Who ya got? The dynamic duo, at the very heart of the Patriots dynasty going back nearly two decades together, Read more

Tom Brady leaving Patriots: Bill Belichick issues statement, calls Brady ‘greatest quarterback of all-time’

Tom Brady announced via social media on Tuesday that he will not return to the Patriots for the 2020 season. Brady, the Patriots’ sixth round pick way back in the 2000 draft, will begin his pursuit to find his next team when NFL free agency officially opens on Wednesday. Shortly Read more