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  1. Brandon LaFell and his hand size

    Mike Reiss

    ESPNBoston.com columnist Jackie MacMullan writes on New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell, highlighting how LaFell has worked his way to become an integral part of the team's passing attack. In the article, MacMullan shares insight from t...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  2. New England Patriots Mailbag: Expect new game plan against Baltim...

    Mike Reiss

    Mailbag: How will the Patriots attack the nothing-to-lose Colts?

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2015
  3. Weekly Patriots chat recap

    Mike Reiss

    Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a New England Patriots chat and today's kicked off at 2 p.m. ET. It can be recapped here and included some of the following topics: 1. Considering some of the best ways to attack the Ravens' defense. 2...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  4. How tight ends are reshaping Pats' attack

    Mike Reiss

    Each week during the season, the positional groupings the New England Patriots utilize on offense are charted. Sometimes these groupings can take us deeper inside the game to get a feel for how coaches view personnel and favorable matchups -- both wi...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  5. Insider: How Tebow fits for Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    In a piece now posted on ESPN.com (Insider content), Field Yates writes on three possible fits for Tim Tebow with the Patriots. 1. Goal-line/short-yardage runner 2. Option attack 3. Another position/special teams "From an X's and O's standpo...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  6. Early report from Wednesday OTA

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Patriots held their fifth of 10 organized team activities on Wednesday, and the session was notable for its pace -- music was blaring at one point and the offense worked on its hurry-up attack -- and focus on the deep passing...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  7. Bengals study up on Pats' 2-TE attack

    Mike Reiss

    This is the time of year when NFL teams study the competition, potentially adopting some of the successful things they do. A few weeks ago, it was noted that the Cowboys have used the Patriots as a model for creating a two-tight end offense. Add t...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  8. Flutie: 'It's a personal attack on everyone'

    Mike Reiss

    Local legend Doug Flutie, whose Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation had 25 participants in Monday's Boston Marathon, shared his view on Monday's bombings at the finish line. "It's really a personal attack on everyone in the Boston area," Flutie said on Sir...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  9. Positional groupings & WR quality/depth

    Mike Reiss

    Each week during the 2012 season, the positional groupings utilized by the Patriots were charted on ESPNBoston.com. The idea of tracking the groupings was tied to hopefully gaining a better understanding of how the Patriots were attempting to attack ...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  10. Quick-hit thoughts around NFL & Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    Quick-hit thoughts around the NFL and with the Patriots: 1. Bill Belichick said this week, "You don't win a war by digging a foxhole and sitting in it. You have to go out there and attack." I think Broncos coach John Fox is going to think long and...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  11. Beaten in their base defense

    Mike Reiss

    One of the staples of Bill Belichick's coaching tenure is a fundamentally sound base defense. It has been rare to see an opponent consistently choose to attack the Patriots in their base. That's what made Sunday night's game against the 49ers so d...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  12. New England Patriots' offense at best, worst against San Francisc...

    Mike Reiss

    Without a win, the Patriots' remarkable comeback leaves a hollow feeling.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  13. Positional groupings: Balance returns

    Mike Reiss

    After back-to-back weeks in which the Patriots trended toward more of a pure three-receiver offense, more balance returned to the attack in Sunday's win over the Colts in the form of multiple-TE packages. This is a timely topic given the Patriots ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  14. Rex Ryan says New England Patriots' defense doesn't get the credi...

    Mike Reiss

    Jets coach Rex Ryan said the Patriots' defense doesn't get the credit it deserves.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  15. Weekly Patriots mail is delivered

    Mike Reiss

    Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics: 1. The up-tempo no-huddle attack and if it can be utilized ...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  16. Offensive snaps: Ringing up 94

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When analzying the snap counts played by skill-position players in the Patriots' 31-21 win over the Broncos, the first thing that stands out is the sheer volume of snaps. Utilizing an up-tempo no-huddle attack that could be de...

    Blog | October 08, 2012