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New England Patriots Links 9/29/15 - Brady Credited For Growth of Young Blockers

Daily news & links for 9/29/15

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The General in action
The General in action
David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports



  • Adam Kurkjian focuses on how Tom Brady and Josh McDaniels are in perfect sync, when it comes to the Patriots' precision offense.
  • Phil Perry points to Tom Brady's familiarity with Josh McDaniels as one reason he's playing as well as he ever has.
  • Ben Volin did not love the defensive game plan against the Jaguars.
  • Mark Daniels reviews the film and noted the Patriots improved run defense this week. Dominique Easley's quickness was a nightmare for the Jags OL.
  • Chad Finn states 'There is, quite simply, no other team quite on the same level as the New England Patriots, and the rest of the league knows it all too well.'
  • Jim McBride says only the bye week can slow down the Pats.
  • Kevin Duffy notes Justin Coleman brings added swagger to the Patriots secondary.
  • Jake Mackey recaps the Pats blowout of the Jags.
  • Mike Reiss reports the Patriots OL coach credits Tom Brady for the growth of his young blockers.
  • Chris Mason profiles the only Patriot who has played every offensive snap in 2015, who you may not have even heard of: Rookie center David Andrews.
  • Doug Kyed notes new WR Keshawn Martin earned praise for his smarts and versatility from receivers coach Chad O'Shea.
  • CSNNE Quick Slants guest Devin McCourty says the coaches push players to 'out-prepare' their opponents.
  • Mike Reiss tells us where Jon Bostic fits into the Patriots' defense.
  • Phil Perry notes Bill Belichick was hard on himself when it came to a couple of situations in Sunday's blowout win over the Jaguars.
  • Doug Kyed hears Bill Belichick's view of the 3-0 Patriots: Three wins is no big deal, and will 'get a lot of coaches fired.'
  • Mike Reiss notes Ivan Fears sees similarities between Dion Lewis and Kevin Faulk.
  • Phil Perry highlights a Q&A with Patriots DL coach Brendan Daly: Playing DT is like 'playing in the middle of I-95".
  • Christopher Price tallies the targets through 3 weeks, and finds Julian Edelman is still one of the most targeted receivers in the NFL.
  • Ryan Hannable recaps Bill Belichick on Dale & Holley: "[Sunday] was a good day for us."
  • Mike Reiss reports Bill Belichick gave credit to Walt Coleman for getting the call right, when he lost his challenge.
  • Lisa Genovitch (Boston Title Town Talk) Tom Brady Revenge Tour.
  • Mark Daniels notes that consecutive starts means more to Brady than scoring his 400th TD pass because that reflects his commitment.
  • Mike Giardi uses a stopwatch on every single dropback and throw (and sack) from Tom Brady yesterday vs Jacksonville.
  • Mark Burke (NE Patriots Life) Tom Brady: 'Don't compare us to '07 ' just yet' (even though we totally can.)
  • Erica Corsano checks in at Jerod Mayo's sixth annual "Mayo Bowl" fundraiser for the Boston Medical Center. Four-year-old Chya (Lil' Mayo) stole the show.
  • Ron Borges issues his Week 3 Report Card: The only danger Sunday was that the Patriots might look past the Jaguars, but the coaching staff kept them alert and interested.
  • Adam Kurkjian Patriots Notebook: Josh McDaniels praises Rob Gronkowski who is off to the type of season that MVP awards are given out for; Patriots traded a 6th-round pick to the Bears for LB Jon Bostic; Bostic was selected two spots ahead of Jamie Collins in 2013; Belichick is pumping the brakes on comparisons to 2007.
  • Timothy Healey Patriots Notebook: Patriots rookie linemen making Dave DeGuglielmo proud; Keshawn Martin made his debut, nabbing three catches for 33 yards and a TD; More.