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49ers seeking their 37th postseason win, tying the Patriots for most in NFL history

If they win the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, the 49ers will move into a tie for first place for the most postseason wins of any franchise in NFL history.The record for most postseason wins currently belongs to the Patriots, who have won 37 postseason games in their history (30 of those with Tom Brady [more]

Joe Judge, Matt Patricia will not join Patriots staff at Shrine Bowl

The Patriots officially announced Bill O’Brien as their new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Thursday, but they made no announcements about the futures of the coaches who filled those roles last season.Joe Judge and Matt Patricia’s work earned them few positive reviews and the move to O’Brien is an admission that giving coaches without [more]

Patriots announce Bill O’Brien is back as offensive coordinator/QBs coach

A Patriots move that was long expected has now become official.New England announced on Thursday morning that Bill O’Brien has been hired as the team’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.“I am looking forward to working with Bill again,” Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said in a statement. “He is an outstanding coach and an asset [more]

Tom Brady and the Detroit Lions could be an interesting combination

During Tuesday’s PFT Live, Chris Simms and I were spitballing on potential destinations for quarterback Tom Brady, if (as it appears) he intends to keep playing.His testiness, which many regard as contrived, over simply being asked on his own pre-taped podcast for a “timetable” on his decision seems to be (in my opinion) an attempt [more]

With Bill O’Brien back, what’s next for Matt Patricia, Joe Judge?

Matt Patricia is out as the Patriots offensive coordinator. Technically, he was never in.Still, with Bill O’Brien officially returning as the offensive coordinator in both title and duties, Patricia doesn’t really have a job within the Patriots organization. So what happens next for him?He landed in the position as, technically, senior football advisor/offensive line coach, [more]

Report: Patriots zero in on adding Adrian Klemm to offensive staff

The Patriots have already added Bill O’Brien to their coaching staff and appear to be close to adding another offensive assistant.According to Mike Giardi of NFL Media, New England has zeroed in on Adrian Klemm to join their staff.Albert Breer of reported that the Patriots would meet with Klemm for the second time.Klemm just [more]

Report: Mac Jones is “very” excited about Patriots hiring Bill O’Brien

Quarterback Mac Jones displayed some clear regression in his second season with Joe Judge as his position coach and Matt Patricia as his primary play-caller.But Jones’ trajectory could change in 2023 — or that’s at least what he’s expecting.Mark Daniels of reports a source close to Jones says the QB is “very” excited about [more]

If there’s a trade, will the Packers get more for Aaron Rodgers than they got for Brett Favre?

One of the perfunctory, quota-filling, box-checking Sunday Splash! reports from divisional round weekend wasn’t really news at all. As is often the case.There’s a very real possibility Aaron Rodgers will be traded!Yes. Yes, there is. We knew that five days earlier, when Rodgers made it clear on Pat McAfee’s show that Rodgers believes he could [more]

Patriots hire Bill O’Brien as offensive coordinator

Bill O’Brien is returning to New England to try to revitalized the Patriots’ offense.O’Brien will be the Patriots’ new offensive coordinator, according to ESPN.This will be O’Brien’s second stint as the Patriots’ offensive coordinator, a title he previously had in 2011. He also spent 2007-2010 with the Patriots in various offensive assistant roles.For the last [more]

Tom Brady gets testy with questions about 2023

It’s not supposed to happen this way on your own podcast.Buccaneers (for now) quarterback Tom Brady, appearing on his Let’s Go! podcast, got testy with long-time friend and co-host Jim Gray, for asking a question far more innocuous than the grilling Gray once gave to Pete Rose.Gray asked Brady whether he’ll play in 2023. Said [more]

Rob Gronkowski: Tom Brady will join team that “makes him the most excited to play”

Tom Brady‘s football future is currently cloudy with a chance of meatheads.Enter Rob Gronkowski.Brady’s long-time teammate and friend, appearing Saturday night on Brady’s eventual future employer (Fox), offered this observation about Brady’s career moving forward.“Whatever opportunity makes him the most excited to play the game of football, that’s where he will be next year,” Gronk [more]

Damar Hamlin among five finalists for NFLPA’s Alan Page Community Award

The NFL Players Association has announced the five finalists for this year’s Alan Page Community Award.Bills safety Damar Hamlin, Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones, Commanders tackle Charles Leno Jr., Raiders tight end Darren Waller, and Buccaneers linebacker Devin White. All five finalists were weekly Community MVPs during the 2022 season and the winner will be announced during the NFLPA’s [more]

Mahomes and Kelce trail only Montana and Rice, Brady and Gronk for playoff TD passes

Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce are only in their fifth postseason together, but they’re already in elite company in their playoff accomplishments.Mahomes has thrown 11 touchdown passes to Kelce in the postseason, which is the third-most in NFL history for any quarterback-receiver pair.The only pairs who have more are Joe Montana and Jerry Rice, who [more]

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