The receiving running back has always been important for the Patriots with Brady at QB. But it has also been a position where the Patriots have had success with replacing the old guy with a new guy when age or contract talks hit. From Kevin Faulk, to Danny Woodhead, to Shane Vereen. Can Travaris Cadet be the next succesful receiving back for the Patriots?
The Patriots have a habit of signing players that have done well against them, and Scott Chandler have continued to put up good numbers against the Patriots since he was signed by the BIlls in 2010, so after the Bills released Scott Chandler it was no surprise that the Patriots decided to pick him up. Here I will show what he can bring to the Patriots offense.
Jabaal Sheard is a former second round pick for the Browns. He started his career as a 4-3 left end with 15,5 sacks in his first two years, but have since fallen off after the Browns switched him to 3-4 outside linebacker. Can a move back to defensive end bring his former self back?
With both Jerod Mayo(IR) and Hightower(temporary) out for the game versus the Chargers, second year Linebacker Jamie Collins took the role as leader and playcaller for a Patriots defense that held the Chargers offense to seven points. COllins played a big role in the success of the defense in his best game so far of his career. I’ll break down some of his plays from his game, and show what he did so well.
James Develin has brought the fullback position back to New England in recent years. In this article I will show some of the ways the Patriots used Develin against the Bengals, and how he opened up holes in the running game and helped the offense move the chains.
This was an Important game for the Patriots. After a short week which started on monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs where the Patriots had a bad loss which had a lot people questioning the future of BRady and Belichick. The Patriots had not looked like the Patriots of during that point of the season. With an ever shifting OL after the trade of Logan Mankins the team had struggled on offense. They had trouble in both the running and passsing game. This is the first play against the Bengals, and a play that set the tone of a physical game where Stevan Ridley had 27 carries.