Grab your Grains of Salt, NFL Lying Season is Upon Us

by Jordy McElroy ‘Tis the season of rumors in the NFL. It’s that time of the year when up means down, left means right and so on. The only jingles being sung are the fatuous takes aimed at giving life to rumors started by trolls on social media. Forget about the decorative tree filled with ornaments and lights. You’d be better off putting up a … Continue reading Grab your Grains of Salt, NFL Lying Season is Upon Us

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Brady or NOT, Belichick and the Pats Won’t Tank

by Jordy McElroy New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s impending free agency has created a maelstrom of speculative drama that has dominated sports headlines. Every tweet, comment, family trip and personal decision is treated like some long lost bread crumb to solving the Da Vinci Code. Meanwhile, coach Bill Belichick is more preoccupied with solving the problems from last season.  That’s why he reportedly made the … Continue reading Brady or NOT, Belichick and the Pats Won’t Tank

Patriots should stay away from Philip Rivers

by Jordy McElroy New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has earned the right to ride off into the sunset as a Los Angeles Charger if he so chooses in the offseason. But the Patriots would do good to stay away from any Freaky Friday-like experiments that would send Brady to Los Angeles and Philip Rivers to New England. Stay the hell away. Rivers had a … Continue reading Patriots should stay away from Philip Rivers

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo proving he’s better off for leaving the Patriots

by Jordy McElroy Jimmy Garoppolo could have followed in the footsteps of Tom Brady if he opted to stay with the New England Patriots. That towering shadow as the successor of the greatest quarterback of all time would have blotted out the warm rays of sunshine in San Francisco. Beaches, money, palm trees and a Super Bowl-contending team with electrifying talent on both sides of … Continue reading 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo proving he’s better off for leaving the Patriots

NFL Must Act Swiftly in Patriots Spygate 2.0 Allegations

by Jordy McElroy The New England Patriots have once again shown why they’re the most polarizing team in all of sports with the latest throwback to the infamous Spygate allegations. Of course, the NFL could nip everything in the bud by coming to a swift conclusion in their investigation, but the past has shown time has no relevance when going down that endless rabbit hole. … Continue reading NFL Must Act Swiftly in Patriots Spygate 2.0 Allegations

Bill Belichick’s hands aren’t clean of the Patriots’ Lack of Offense

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

Timing of Antonio Brown’s Apology is too Suspicious to be Coincidental

by Jordy McElroy 58 days. That’s how long it took for free agent receiver Antonio Brown to apologize for his scornful comments aimed in the direction of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. A long and overdue attempt at making public amends for some ugly social media posts may or may not repair the scorched bridge with the Patriots, but it does beg the question: … Continue reading Timing of Antonio Brown’s Apology is too Suspicious to be Coincidental

Patriots and Ravens’ Sunday Night Spectacle might have been an AFC Championship preview

by Jordy McElroy An electric performance by quarterback Lamar Jackson led the Baltimore Ravens to a surprisingly lopsided 37-20 win over the New England Patriots on Sunday. It was a night of celebration for the Ravens earning their biggest win of the season, but it was also one of understanding the war with the Patriots in 2019 could be far from over. Move over New … Continue reading Patriots and Ravens’ Sunday Night Spectacle might have been an AFC Championship preview

Did the Patriots do Josh Gordon dirty?

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?

Could the Patriots Reach re-signing Antonio Brown Level of Desperation?

by Jordy McElroy Every talking head known to man has spent the last few weeks twisting their brains into pretzels trying to figure out ways for the New England Patriots to improve their sluggish offense. Who would have thought the man with the best idea in the room could be troubled former five-time All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown? “[If] you guys follow the Patriots, tell them … Continue reading Could the Patriots Reach re-signing Antonio Brown Level of Desperation?