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  1. Sizing up how AFC East chips are stacked

    Tim Graham

    Michael Lombardi of recently composed a unique look at every NFL roster with a system columnist Bill Simmons convinced him to adopt. Lombardi, a former NFL personnel executive who now provides analysis for the NFL Network and Nati...

    Blog | July 24, 2010
  2. Another look at first-half scoring

    Tim Graham

    In the first half, you beat the opponent so that in the second half you can play against the clock. That's the concept I explored a few days ago when linking to a column from senior analyst Michael Lombardi. He presented a chart that exami...

    Blog | July 22, 2010
  3. First-half scoring: What's the difference?

    Tim Graham

    In his Sunday notes column, senior analyst Michael Lombardi made it a point to review an underappreciated statistic: first-half point differential. While the numbers rarely are quoted, the reasons why they're so important are pretty obviou...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  4. Lombardi: 'Jets no strangers to tampering'

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Former NFL executive Michael Lombardi knows about tampering. He has done it. He admits it. Lombardi, appearing on Wednesday night's episode of Showtime's "Inside the NFL," shared his thoughts about tampering char...

    Blog | September 23, 2009
  5. Unemployed Ellis could find a gig with Patriots

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Greg Ellis needs a job. Greg Ellis Linebacker 2008 STATS TACK SOLO FF INT SACK 36 25 0 1 8.0 The New England Patriots need a p...

    Blog | June 02, 2009
  6. After Brady, what's the Patriots' backup plan?

    Tim Graham

    Jim Rogash/Getty Images The Patriots showed faith in unproven Kevin O'Connell, left, by not pursuing a veteran to be No. 2 behind quarterback Tom Brady. Posted by's Tim Graham Three pr...

    Blog | May 11, 2009
  7. Did Chiefs rob Patriots with 34th pick?

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Cassel The 34th overall selection in this year's draft sure sounds like a bargain for the Kansas City Chiefs. That's all they gave the New England Patriots to ...

    Blog | February 28, 2009
  8. Lombardi: Jets need Cassel, but won't land him

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Former NFL player personnel executive Michael Lombardi of the National Football Post listed the most likely trade partners for New England Patriots quarterback Matt Cassel. In the process, Lombardi addressed the po...

    Blog | February 06, 2009
  9. Lombardi speaks on Jets cap concerns, Cassel

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Former NFL executive Michael Lombardi of the National Football Post had an interesting talk Thursday with guest host Ryen Russillo on "The Herd with Colin Cowherd." Among the topics discussed were Brett ...

    Blog | February 06, 2009
  10. Cassel trade talk opens with high 1st-rounder

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Teams that want Matt Cassel's services must sacrifice to pry him away from the New England Patriots. Joel Auerbach/US Presswire Matt Cassel piled up 3,693 passi...

    Blog | January 12, 2009
  11. Report: Pats will franchise Cassel

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Michael Lombardi, a former NFL executive with several teams, reported on this week's edition of Showtime's "Inside the NFL" the New England Patriots will put the franchise tag on Matt Cassel to prevent him from becomin...

    Blog | December 31, 2008
  12. NFL starter kit available in Foxborough?

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham In theory, it sounds about as easy as Sea-Monkeys. Just add water. Any team in need of a dramatic change might be able to purchase its very own makeover kit, complete with general manager, head coach and starting quart...

    Blog | December 26, 2008
  13. Free-agent Losman won't be in demand

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham When making the rounds for my story on Matt Cassel's soaring value, I asked about another AFC East quarterback whose stock is plummeting. Evan Pinkus/Getty Images J.P. Losman has thrown two touchd...

    Blog | December 18, 2008
  14. Cassel continues to dazzle NFL insiders

    Tim Graham

    Cary Edmondson/US Presswire Patriots quarterback Matt Cassel has turned some heads with his performance this season filling in for Tom Brady. Posted by's Tim Graham There might still be some Matt Cassel doubters out th...

    Blog | December 18, 2008
  15. Lombardi: Jauron's call appropriate

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Lookie here. I found somebody willing to defend Buffalo Bills coach Dick Jauron's decision to throw on that fateful play the New York Jets defense turned into a miracle touchdown to win Sunday's game at the Meadowlands...

    Blog | December 17, 2008