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  1. Jones brings a positive vibe to Revs

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- If Jermaine Jones was trying to make a positive impression right off the bat with his new head coach, he passed with flying colors during Tuesday's introductory press conference. Jones, who was acquired by the Revolution on Su...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  2. Revs notebook: Heaps takes a seat

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- For the first time in his three seasons as Revolution head coach, Jay Heaps won't be calling the shots from the sidelines on Saturday. Heaps, who was ejected in the 90th minute of last week's match against D.C. United, will ...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Revs notes: Loss a 'learning experience'

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In the moments following Saturday's 4-3 loss in Vancouver on Saturday, it was clear that Revolution head coach Jay Heaps wasn't terribly thrilled with referee Juan Guzman's decision to issue a red card to Andrew Farrell. Now ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  4. Revs looking for fourth straight win

    Brian O'Connell

    To Revolution head coach Jay Heaps, last weekend's 5-0 win over the defending champion Galaxy might as well have happened last year. Or last century, for that matter. Sure, the coaching staff and players savored Sunday's defining victory in the ho...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  5. Hungry Revs feeding off positives

    Brian O'Connell

    If there's one thing that Revolution head coach Jay Heaps is paying particular attention to ahead of Saturday's match against Toronto FC, it's his team's attitude out on the training pitch and in the workout room. Last week, the Revolution parlaye...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  6. Revs fail to protect short-lived lead

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One way in which Revolution head coach Jay Heaps measures his club's game-day focus is how well they acquit themselves in the so-called "fives" -- that is, the first and last five minutes of each half, and the first five minutes ...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  7. Heaps learning from rookie mistakes

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It's a question that Jay Heaps has never stopped asking himself. A question that, as a second-year head coach, he's found especially difficult to dismiss. "Can I do more?" For Heaps, who 16 months ago was handed the task of...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  8. Revs' season preview: No excuses

    Brian O'Connell

    Jay Heaps will be afforded fewer excuses in 2013. Last season, the Revolution head coach, along with general manager Michael Burns, ostensibly built the 2012 Revolution from scratch. Youth was served, mistakes were made (and made again), and in th...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  9. Revs end preseason on a high note

    Brian O'Connell

    Following Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Real Salt Lake -- a loss that saw the tying and deciding goals leak through the Revs' defense in the dying minutes -- head coach Jay Heaps knew that his team had to adopt a more disciplined approach for Saturday's ga...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  10. Heaps frustrated by Revs' breakdown

    Brian O'Connell

    It may only be the preseason, but Revolution head coach Jay Heaps admitted that he didn't sleep well after Wednesday night's disappointing 3-2 loss to Real Salt Lake. Holding a 2-1 lead in the waning stages, the Revolution allowed Alvaro Saborio a...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  11. Revs add veteran presence this offseason

    Brian O'Connell

    Jay Heaps knew he couldn't stand pat following his first season as Revolution head coach. Sure, there was improvement seen in nearly every statistical category after a disastrous 2011. New England won nearly twice as many games in 2012, and cut it...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  12. Offseason checklist: Forwards strong

    Brian O'Connell

    In the final installment of our four-part positional outlook, we'll take a look at the forwards: Jerry Bengtson, Blake Brettschneider, Diego Fagundez, Dimitry Imbongo and Saer Sene. Overview: When the Revolution unveiled Jay Heaps as head coach la...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  13. Total effort pays off for Revs

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Jay Heaps made no bones about what the injury-ravaged Revolution had to do to beat the playoff-bound Fire on Saturday. Given the degree of difficulty the conference clash brought, the first-year head coach knew that there was ...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  14. Heaps sees plenty for Revs to play for

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- At first glance, it may look like there isn't much left for Revolution head coach Jay Heaps to tackle during this week's bye. With only two games left on the schedule and the playoffs out of the picture, many coaches might be ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  15. Revs must limit mistakes vs. Montreal

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In the mind of Revolution head coach Jay Heaps, the solution to his club's current five-game winless skid is simple. Create more chances? Sure, but that's not it. Control the midfield? That would help, but not quite. Tighten u...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  16. Revs concede early goal, fall to Toronto

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It didn't take long for Saturday's game to take a turn for the worse -- at least from where Revolution head coach Jay Heaps was standing. Just 2 minutes into the match, Revolution center back Stephen McCarthy collided with Tor...

    Blog | July 15, 2012