“If you can just really try to get your body ready for the next couple games before the bye week, if you can just put it all in, then get a little rest and then go from there,” McCourty said, “that’s something we’ve talked about through the years — sometimes getting these breaks, and them timing up really well if we take advantage of it.” … [Read more...] about 5 takeaways from the Patriots’ 35-14 win over the Giants
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11:30 a.m.: Cody Kessler, Pat Chung. Rex Burkhead, Damien Harris, Nate Ebner, Korey Cunningham and Byron Cowart are the inactives for the Patriots today. Have to day I’m a little stunned that Harris is a no-go for New England -- with no Burkhead, you’d think the Pats could use the depth at running back. Not a great sign for the rookie, at least in this case. Julian Edelman and Dont’a Hightower are active, a good sign for the Pats. No huge surprises otherwise, however. … [Read more...] about Live Updates: Redskins 7, Patriots 0 (1)
“I think one thing that did help was that the play count got up there pretty high, so we had quite a few plays before halftime,” Brady said. “Anytime you feel like you do that, you feel like you’re going to wear the other team out and those three-yard runs become six-yard runs. Then, finally, you can break one. … [Read more...] about What Tom Brady said about the Patriots’ win over the Redskins
12:27 p.m.: All right — prediction time. My first thought was this sort of had the possibility of being a trap game, but the truth of the matter is I don’t think the Redskins have any shot in this one. There’s nothing remarkable about this Washington team on either side of the ball. It has no difference-makers on offense, no defensive disruptors, no special teams’ stars. Nothing. I’m going to be interested to see how the Patriots use their ground game in this one, but when it comes to the big picture, as long as nothign really surprising happens (bad penalties, shocking injuries, etc.), the Pats will have a relatively easy time in this one, with at least one defensive touchdown on the way to a 31-9 win. … [Read more...] about Live Updates: Redskins 7, Patriots 6 (1)
When it comes to leaf peeping, there are plenty of places in Boston, as well as across Massachusetts and around New England, where folks can check out the brilliant colors of the season. … [Read more...] about Where’s your favorite place to see fall foliage in New England?