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  1. NFP on Patriots' new-look WR corps

    Mike Reiss

    Writing the "Sunday Blitz" column on the National Football Post website, Len Pasquarelli leads off with the Patriots and the new-look receiver corps. While there has been forced change at tight end, Pasquarelli notes that what the team has done at...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  2. Mayo on Spikes' absence & more

    Mike Reiss

    Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo was a guest on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Thursday, speaking with hosts Bruce Murray and Rich Gannon on "The Blitz." Mayo, one of the team's captains, was asked about linebacker Brandon Spikes' absence from the Patriots' ...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  3. Mankins expects blitz from Texans

    Mike Reiss

    In his weekly appearance on sports radio WEEI, Patriots offensive lineman Logan Mankins touched on the style of play the team is expecting from the Texans' defense on Sunday. Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is known for bringing the heat o...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  4. X's & O's: Brady's changing plays

    Mike Reiss

    For those with an interest in X's and O's, Bill Belichick's weekly breakdown of key plays following a victory is a worthy time investment. The video is shown on (link here) and this is what Belichick highlighted this week: 1. Blitz-be...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  5. Looking closer at blitz numbers

    Mike Reiss

    LONDON -- If it seemed like the Patriots blitzed more than the norm in Sunday's 45-7 win over the Rams, it's because they did. According to ESPN's Stats & Information department, which tracks every game, the Patriots sent five or more pass rus...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  6. Patriots & the no-huddle offense

    Mike Reiss

    In his weekly "Sunday NFL Blitz" column on the National Football Post website, Dan Pompei writes on the increased use of the no-huddle offense around the NFL. After four weeks of play, 14.6 percent of all snaps have been in no huddle this year, ac...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  7. Ridley positioned for No. 1 RB job

    Mike Reiss

    TAMPA -- It wasn't perfect, the main blemish a failure in blitz pickup, but running back Stevan Ridley was one of the bright spots for the Patriots in their 30-28 loss to the Buccaneers on Friday night. The effort solidifies his standing as the te...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  8. What they're saying about Pats

    Mike Reiss

    Links around the Web that include commentary on the Patriots' draft picks: 1. One viewpoint -- reaches in 2nd and 3rd round. Dan Pompei's "Sunday Blitz" on the National Football Post website includes comments from anonymous folks from NFL teams. W...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  9. Bruce Irvin & Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    In his "Sunday Blitz" piece for National Football Post, Dan Pompei includes the following thought in his "Things I Didn't Used To Know" category: "West Virginia's Bruce Irvin may be heating up in the draft to the point he could creep into the first ...

    Blog | April 08, 2012
  10. Double trouble with tight ends

    Mike Reiss

    Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune, one of the best in the business, wrote on the Patriots' usage of the two-TE offense as part of his "Sunday Blitz" piece on National Football Post (link here). Pompei's piece includes insight from Patriots coach Bill...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  11. Pats show up on midway All-Pro 'O' unit

    Mike Reiss

    Dan Pompei of the National Football Post writes his weekly "Sunday Blitz" column, and within it, he selects his mid-season All-Pro team on offense. Pompei runs a three-receiver offense and he puts Wes Welker in one of the spots. Pompei notes We...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  12. Talking Ochocinco & Haynesworth

    Mike Reiss

    Quite a few questions this morning on Twitter regarding Dan Pompei's "Sunday Blitz" piece on the National Football Post website. Pompei, a highly respected NFL reporter, has a "Things I Didn't Used to Know" section in his weekly column, and this p...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  13. How Bill Belichick is spending free time

    Mike Reiss

    One of my "must-reads" each week is Dan Pompei's "Sunday Blitz" on the National Football Post Web site. Pompei is a veteran NFL reporter who has great contacts around the league. My first year covering the Patriots in 1997, then-Vice President of ...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  14. College zone blitz helps OLB evaluation

    Mike Reiss

    Bill Belichick made the point in his Sirius Radio interview this week that evaluating outside linebackers for the 3-4 defense is one of the big challenges in the scouting process. The reason is that the players who fit that spot are usually 4-3 defen...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  15. One view on value of guards like Mankins

    Mike Reiss

    The Chicago Tribune's Dan Pompei, who writes a "Sunday Blitz" piece for the National Football Post, brings to light an interesting theory when it comes to offensive linemen in the NFL. The big money positions along the line are usually the tackle ...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  16. Draft approach & the Seymour deal

    Mike Reiss

    Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune, who contributes a "Sunday Blitz" to the National Football Post website each week, focuses on the Patriots' approach in the draft. "The Patriots are set up perfectly for the April draft," writes Pompei. "Set up, t...

    Blog | March 20, 2011