by Jordy McElroy New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick might have constructed arguably the best defense in franchise history, but he also had a hand in deconstructing a prolific offense that has been humming for nearly two decades with quarterback Tom Brady behind center. A quick stroll down memory lane to Week 2 in the season, and the Patriots had Julian Edelman, Antonio Brown, Josh … Continue reading Bill Belichick’s hands aren’t clean of the Patriots’ Lack of Offense
by Jordy McElroy The New England Patriots needed Josh Gordon until they didn’t. That’s the moment the former All-Pro wideout learned the Patriot Way wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows—a perpetuating narrative given life through the popped champagne bottles, confetti parades and Lombardi Trophies. It’s a cutthroat business, and coach Bill Belichick stands at the center of it all. Emotionless, heartless and merciless—it’s a rare approach … Continue reading Did the Patriots do Josh Gordon dirty?
by Jordy McElroy After hearing the news of his release from the Oakland Raiders, a shirtless Antonio Brown ran around a fenced-in backyard on Saturday, celebrating like he had just been pardoned from a life sentence. Never mind the fact that he had forced his way out of Oakland, but he also left $30 million in guaranteed money sitting on the table. How could anyone … Continue reading Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all
by Jordy McElroy The bombshell news of former All-Pro wideout Josh Gordon’s return to the New England Patriots was bittersweet for the other 31 teams in the NFL. Seeing a troubled, young player fighting to overcome his demons and getting his career back on track goes into the sweet column, while the bitterness arises from the now seemingly impossible task of stopping a Patriots offense … Continue reading Josh Gordon’s return changes everything for the Patriots and every team trying to stop them