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Brady revisits childhood home team, Patriots defeat San Francisco 49ers 30-17

Brady revisits childhood home team, Patriots defeat San Francisco 49ers 30-17

Hannah Arroyo

November 22, 2016


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The New England Patriots defeated the San Francisco 49ers 30-17 Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady, grew up as a 49ers fan himself and seemed full of nostalgia as he stood on the field in his tan trench coat before the game started Sunday. Brady grew up in San M...

Deflategate: all economics for Roger Goodell, NFL

Deflategate: all economics for Roger Goodell, NFL

Ian Kea

June 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

It’s all about the money these days. Deflategate has been heard around the nation, and Pats fans are sick of it. With a 16 percent difference of inflation it shouldn’t be a big deal, right? But the NFL wants a story they can profit off of. Currently Tom Brady’s jerseys are the best selling item...

Patriots say ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ to players during busy off-season

Patriots say ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ to players during busy off-season

Ian Kea

March 25, 2015


Filed under Sports

  For Patriots fans, this offseason has felt like a post-Super Bowl hangover. Though the Patriots are the reigning world champions, they have already lost key members of the 2014 squad who fell to the almighty dollar in what is the free agency fiasco. The largest domino to fall was All-Pro...

Big contracts buy zero rings for NFL teams

Big contracts buy zero rings for NFL teams

Jeremy Hayes

March 11, 2015


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The NFL free agent frenzy has delivered some big dollar signs to deserving players. But, the problem is, those players realize they will not win a Super Bowl. A selection of successful athletes have earned big money contracts in years past. Those players include: Aaron Rodgers, Joe Flacco, Drew Bre...

Multiple franchise tag options on table for New England Patriots

Multiple franchise tag options  on table for New England Patriots

Jeremy Hayes

February 18, 2015


Filed under Sports

The NFL’s off-season officially begins this week with teams having access to use their franchise tag on an anticipated unrestricted free agent. The Patriots, now reigning champions, will be busy this off-season with 11 players possibly heading into free agency. Six of those players are considered...

Russell Wilson not worth destroying Seattle Seahawks organization

Russell Wilson not worth destroying Seattle Seahawks organization

Jeremy Hayes

February 12, 2015


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

The New England Patriots are still celebrating their incredible Super Bowl victory against the Seattle Seahawks. But focus in Seattle has shifted to making Russell Wilson one of the highest paid quarterbacks in the NFL. Bad idea. There is no doubt Wilson will re-sign with the team, as he has said...

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

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

Ian Kea

February 4, 2015


Filed under Sports

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...

Sports Staff: Super Bowl XLIX Predictions

Sports Staff: Super Bowl XLIX Predictions

Jeremy Hayes

February 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

Super Bowl Sunday is here. It is a national holiday for sports fans, even more so for Boston this year as they await to see if the New England Patriots can dethrone the defending champs, the Seattle Seahawks. The Suffolk Journal's sports writers voiced their predictions for game day and here is what...

Patriots loss leads to big questions on both offense and defense

Patriots loss leads to big questions on both offense and defense

December 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

By Ian Kea After a dismal Sunday loss by five points, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady could not move for a good 30 minutes even after a Vince Wilfork pep talk in the locker room, according to Comcast Sportsnet New England. This loss, along with its many positive takeaways, still crushed Br...

Time for Washington NFL team to change name

Time for Washington NFL team to change name

Jeremy Hayes

November 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The NFL team playing in Washington has a racist team name. Period. The “R” word will not be used in this article, in the same way that as a journalist, I would not write or speak any other racist, homophobic, or sexist slurs. Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington team, continues to express that...

Patriots win in creative ways, but dealt severe injuries on both sides of the ball

Patriots win in creative ways, but dealt severe injuries on both sides of the ball

October 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

By Ian Kea How could anyone doubt two men referred to as “Tom Terrific” and “In Bill We Trust”? The Patriots left Orchard Park, New York, on Sunday afternoon leading the AFC East at 4-2 after toppling the Buffalo Bills 37-2. The Patriots did not just achieve moral victories and boost...

The cost of praying in the NFL

The cost of praying in the NFL

October 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion

By Erik Nelson A recent matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots did more than just raise concern about the future of the Patriots’ football season. Although the final score on Sept. 30 read 41-14, a tiresome blow-out for Patriots fans, one play created national controversy. Early...

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