ew England Patriots Bend but Don't Break Defense

The New England Patriots Bend but Don’t Break Defense: Myth or Reality?

This millennium, the New England Patriots’ defense has consistently ranked better by points allowed than it has by yards allowed. For many of those seasons, the difference in its rankings has been notably large. Such disparities have led announcers, fans, and analysts alike to conclude that the Patriots employ a “bend but don’t break”-style defense…

New England Patriots vs Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 AFC Championship

New England Patriots vs Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 AFC Championship Preview

In this highly-anticipated AFC Championship match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots, we will see two of the most high-powered offenses from this past season clash in a game which will determine who makes the journey to Super Bowl 51. Beyond that, there are several factors that will shape this game. Here…

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November 1 Quick Kicks Podcast -Jamie Collins Traded to the Cleveland Browns

The Patriots have traded their second star linebacker in 2016 and the reactions are split as more news comes out about Collins time in New England. Dave Archibald and Michael Nuttle (@MPN_21) join Mark Schofield on the November 1 Quick Kicks Podcast to discuss the blockbuster trade of Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins to the Cleveland Browns for…

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October 31 Quick Kicks Podcast- Recapping Bills-Patriots and the Road Forward for Buffalo

The Bills have had an interesting season as they started out 0-2, fired their offensive coordinator, ripped off four straight wins, but now sit at .500. Ryan Dukarm (@DBRyan_Dukarm) joins Chuck Zodda on the October 31 Quick Kicks Podcast to discuss the Bills second game of the year against the Patriots after winning the first when the…

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October 21 Quick Kicks Podcast- Examining Stephen Gostkowski’s Struggles

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski has been one of the best and most consistent kickers since he entered the league in 2006, but that has not been true this season. On the October 21 Quick Kicks Podcast Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield diagnose the struggles of Gostkowski so far this season and what has changed in his approach. After missing only…

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October 4 Quick Kicks Podcast: Ryan Dukarm Interview

The NFL and college football have both wrapped up their respective weeks, which means it’s time to break down exactly what we saw from the weekend. Ryan Dukarm (@DBRyan_Dukarm) joins Mark Schofield on the October 4 Quick Kicks Podcast to discuss a big game from both the NFL and college football. In the NFL, Buffalo was the first – and only – team to beat…