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  1. Film review on RB Michael Bush

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots previously hosted free-agent running back Michael Bush and here are some thoughts on his style of play based on film study from three games last season -- Sept. 22 at Steelers; Oct. 10 vs. Giants and Nov. 4 vs. Packers -- as well as some...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  2. Film review on DE Will Smith

    Mike Reiss

    The New England Patriots visited with free-agent defensive end Will Smith on Tuesday, and that led us back to watch some film of Smith to get a feel for his style of play. Because Smith tore his ACL and missed the 2013 season, it required a look b...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  3. Pete Carroll talks Brandon Browner

    Mike Reiss

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has long been a proponent of cornerbacks playing a physical bump-and-run style, and when he considers what the New England Patriots now have with Brandon Browner, it's his ability to be effective i...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  4. New England Patriots Mailbag -- Ground and pound style points

    Mike Reiss

    Readers look ahead to Sunday's AFC Championship Game against Denver.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  5. Ups and downs for the Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A look at those who were "up" in Sunday's game against the Ravens, and also those at the opposite end of the spectrum: Up LeGarrette Blount -- Running back brings a hard-charging style to an offense that achieved the desired ...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  6. Is Gronkowski's style of play sustainable?

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tight end Rob Gronkowski is a unique football package. At 6-foot-6 and a seemingly all-muscle 265 pounds, he's almost too fast and athletic for someone with such a build. He plays with reckless abandon and seldom leaves the fi...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  7. New England Patriots Mailbag -- Team is a work in progress

    Mike Reiss

    You can bet Rex Ryan took note of Tom Brady's uneasiness with new targets.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  8. Ups & downs for the Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    PHILADELPHIA -- Some ups and downs from the Patriots' 31-22 preseason-opening victory over the Eagles: Ups LeGarrette Blount -- A 51-yard touchdown run, zig-zag style, that is sure to find its way on the highlights. The 6-foot, 250-pound bruiser ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  9. Big takeaway: TE Sudfeld on the rise

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The "big takeaway" from Saturday's slower-paced scrimmage style practice was that rookie free-agent tight end Zach Sudfeld appears to be ahead of "schedule" and should be one of the more intriguing players to watch in preseason g...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  10. Weekly Patriots chat recap

    Mike Reiss

    Every Thursday on, there is a Patriots chat in the early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at 12 p.m. ET, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics: 1. Will we see a defense-oriented, run-the-ball style from t...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  11. Looking closer at TE snapshot

    Mike Reiss

    This morning's "Bubble Watch" entry on Daniel Fells opens a window to look closer at the Patriots' tight end position, both from a playing-style and playing-time perspective, while projecting how things might look in 2013. There are two different ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  12. WR Nelson worthy of Pats' attention

    Mike Reiss

    Part of the fun of free agency is attempting to match a team's style of play, needs, and available resources with players. A player is cut and immediately the thought becomes, "Might he be a fit?" That almost seemed to take on a life of its own wi...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  13. AP awards, Patriots style

    Mike Reiss

    The Associated Press NFL awards will be announced tonight on CBS, and in that spirit, here is how we'd vote if we were using the same categories for a Patriots-specific team. This ballot was put together with the assistance of a good pal, a.k.a. "...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Belichick on Harbaugh & more

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Jim Harbaugh played 15 seasons in the NFL and had a distinct style when it came to the quarterback position. It's a style that Patriots coach Bill Belichick sees in Harbaugh's 49ers team that travels to New England for Sunday's pr...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  16. Patriots will wear throwbacks vs. Jets

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots will wear their 1985-style red throwback jerseys for Sunday's home game against the Jets. It will be the only time the Patriots wear throwbacks this season. The throwbacks will be red jerseys with white pants and a white helmet fea...

    Blog | October 16, 2012