The Suffolk Journal

Patriots dynasty lives on

Hannah Arroyo / Sports Editor

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

February 6, 2019

“Dynasty” is the only fitting word to describe the New England Patriots in the recent years. With a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, the Patriots have now won the Super Bowl in three of the last five NFL seasons. For Boston sports fans and Suffolk University students alike, the feeling never...

Navigating the pitfalls of fantasy football

Ryan Dawson

October 7, 2015

This year may be the year you were finally asked to be in a fantasy football league. Maybe you tried a daily fantasy league and thought it would be easy. Traversing the treacherous waters of a 14-week season is nothing short of a Herculean stress test. Setting your lineup, making trades, and scouting...

Job well done: New England Patriots win first Super Bowl title in a decade

By Flickr user

Ian Kea

February 4, 2015

Entering the University of Phoenix stadium, Bill Belichick could not have known the New England Patriots savior to win Super Bowl XLIX would have come from a division two, University of West Alabama alumnus and undrafted rookie Malcolm Butler. After a spectacular play made by Seahawks receiver Jermaine...

Patriots head into bye week on top

By Flickr user Football Schedule

November 5, 2014

By Ian Kea After an unexpected 22- point win over the conference leading Denver Broncos, the Patriots look forward. After strengthening his already stellar and unprecedented resume on Sunday with four scores through the air, Brady and the Patriots will take it easy this Sunday as they enter their...

New developmental football league features Boston team

FXFL team, Boston Brawlers, will host home games at Harvard Stadium.
(Photo by Flickr user Ban-Ki Moon)

September 24, 2014

By Kevin Small Jr. The Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL), which will begin play in October, will offer players with National Football League aspirations another platform to show-case and develop their skills. The inaugural season will compete in four markets; Brooklyn, Florida, Omaha, and...

With lifetime ban, Rice has no chance for redemption

Ray Rice
(Photo by Flickr user Keith Allison)

Will Senar

September 17, 2014

  In today’s social media-focused world and the constant news cycle, it seems there are always eyes on celebrities. Whether or not this magnifying glass is a good or bad thing, we should all remember that whatever we ask for has consequences, and while they may not affect us, they could possibly ruin oth...

New England Patriots have plenty of things to work on, offensively and defensively

Two games into the season, Tom Brady ranks 23rd in the NFL Total Quarterback.
(Photo by Flickr  user Football Schedule)

Jeremy Hayes

September 17, 2014

The NFL season is still young and the New England Patriots are technically an average team with a 1-1 record. The Patriots had a huge win in Minnesota last Sunday against the Vikings 30-7. The blowout was enough to get fans excited, but it is still apparent that they have a lot of work left to do. Tom ...

South Asia tackles American football with elite Football League of India

(Photos courtesy of Flickr user DHammika Heenpella)

Jeremy Hayes

February 19, 2014

It is hard to imagine America’s Game being played outside of North America, but a new league in India is gearing up for some football. The Elite Football League of India (EFLI) is heading into their second season of football after a successful debut season back in 2012. The league has pushed back...

What Wes Welker’s Departure Means for the Patriots

What Wes Welker's Departure Means for the Patriots

March 28, 2013

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff It is not the end of an era in New England, at least not yet. The most successful football team on the planet in the last 12 years had established its dominance before Wes Welker even made his NFL debut for the Chargers in 2004. The famous term referred to as “The New...

Power Outage: 49ers Comeback Falls Short as Ravens Win Super Bowl X L V I I

Power Outage: 49ers Comeback Falls Short as Ravens Win Super Bowl X L V I I

February 7, 2013

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff Even a 35-minute power outage couldn’t stop Ray Lewis and the Ravens from winning their second Super Bowl in franchise history as they beat the San-Francisco 49ers 34-31. It was the second Super Bowl in a row that came down to the final play of the game, after last...

Suffolk Journal predicts the Super Bowl

Alex Hall

January 31, 2013

The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers’ Super Bowl has some great storylines to focus on but in terms of the actual game, the Ravens should be able to edge out the victory. San Francisco has had the more difficult road to the Super Bowl, having to defeat recent Super Bowl Champion Green Bay...

A Football Game Not Worth Watching? The NFL’s Big Pro-Bowl Question

January 31, 2013

Chris Frangolini  Journal Staff Every year the National Football League captivates millions of viewers that actively tune in every Sunday and Monday (and Thursday and Saturday towards the end of the season.) New stars arise and become household names, while also capturing the hearts of sports fans e...

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