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  1. Patriots second-quarter review: Matchup game with TE Rob Gronkows...

    Mike Reiss

    Picked-up pieces from second-quarter review of the New England Patriots' 17-16 win over the New York Jets: 1. Last week we saw the Dolphins double cover tight end Rob Gronkowski deep in the red zone when Gronkowski was split out wide, so the Patri...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  2. Patriots second-quarter review: Highlighting struggles in red zon...

    Mike Reiss

    Picked-up pieces from second-quarter review of the Patriots' 23-14 win over the Chargers: 1. The team's struggles in the red zone continued, as tight end Michael Hoomanawanui missed a block on Melvin Ingram on first down (LeGarrette Blount for no ...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  3. QB snapshot: Tom Brady

    Mike Reiss

    A quick observation of quarterback Tom Brady and how he played in the Patriots' 34-9 win over the Lions in Week 12: If an opponent rushes the standard four defenders against Brady and plays mostly zone coverage behind it, that usually proves to b...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  4. Leftovers from Tom Brady: Lessons gleaned from veteran leadership...

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Leftovers from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's news conference Wednesday morning: On running out from the bench to the end zone to congratulate Julian Edelman on his punt return. "That was the first time [I've don...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  5. The Film Don't Lie: Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    A weekly look at what the New England Patriots must fix: With the Denver Broncos coming to town for a highly anticipated rematch of last season's AFC Championship Game, the Patriots know that red zone efficiency will be critical. Settling for thre...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  6. Patriots' 4th-quarter review: Red zone woes

    Mike Reiss

    Picked-up pieces after reviewing the fourth quarter of the New England Patriots' 16-9 victory over the Oakland Raiders: 1. More red zone struggles for the Patriots, as they scored just one touchdown in four trips on the day. Here's what we saw on ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  7. Tom Brady: Red zone offense a downer

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady credited the Oakland Raiders defense after Sunday's closer-than-anticipated 16-9 victory, but at the same time lamented missed opportunities for the offense. "It was a tough win," Bra...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  8. Wilfork: Patriots expecting more zone runs

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork knows what to expect on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. After all, this is just Football 101-type stuff. "I'm pretty sure after watching last week, copycat league, we'l...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  9. Inside zone hurts over-hyped Pats' defense

    Mike Reiss

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - From the time cornerback Darrelle Revis signed as a free-agent in mid-March, the New England Patriots defense has been billed by many as potentially being one of the NFL's best. With such widespread optimism, what can be said...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  10. Snapshot: 2014 Patriots media guide cover

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots' 2014 media guide was released this week, and the cover is a change-up from last year in that it doesn't feature any players. The new Patriots' logo that was used in the end zones last year is in the middle of the blue cover. The medi...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  11. Thompkins takes advantage of reps

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Early in the Patriots' mandatory minicamp practice on Wednesday, there was a play in which quarterback Tom Brady attempted to arc a pass to receiver Kenbrell Thompkins in the right-hand corner of the end zone. One of the challeng...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  12. WR Josh Boyce making plays in OTA

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In the latter portions of the Patriots' organized team activities (OTAs) on Thursday, second-year receiver Josh Boyce caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in red zone passing drills. One nuanc...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  13. Patriots adopt variable pricing for tix

    Mike Reiss

    The New England Patriots announced Friday that they will adopt variable pricing for season-ticket packages for the first time. In addition, the club is increasing prices in two lower-level areas of the stadium, at midfield and in the end zone. Wit...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  14. What we learned from coaches' calls

    Mike Reiss

    Some leftovers from Tuesday's weekly conference calls with head coach Bill Belichick, offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia: 1. Manning's cadence and neutral zone infractions: The Chargers had five neutral zo...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  15. Picked-up pieces from 1st-quarter review

    Mike Reiss

    Picked-up pieces from reviewing the first quarter of the New England Patriots' 41-7 win over the Baltimore Ravens: 1. Offensive lineman Logan Mankins talked after the game about the Patriots having success with zone runs, which displaced the Raven...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  16. Weekly Patriots chat recap

    Mike Reiss

    Every Thursday on, there is a New England Patriots chat in the late morning/early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at 11 a.m. ET is recapped here, and included some of the following topics: 1. Red-zone woes on offense without TE R...

    Blog | December 19, 2013