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NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC East Teams

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 2 days ago
New England has dominated the AFC East for more than a decade but is a changing of the guard forthcoming? Tom Brady is now in Tampa Bay and some other key players departed via free agency, so this Patriots team will certainly look different. Bill Belichick is still around and will lean on his usually tough defense and hope for a bounce-back campaign from his new quarterback (likely Cam Newton)...

Washington Redskins: 5 Names the Team Should Avoid

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 1 week ago
The Washington Redskins announced on Friday that they are reviewing their team name, a step that would seem unlikely to be made if there were going to keep their name. Then again, this is the Redskins, an organization that has had eight head coaches in the last 25 years and has made a number of questionable decisions.   Let's just hope the new name is a good one. We can assume that...

New England Patriots: 5 Most Memorable Players Who Didn't Pan Out

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 1 week ago
The New England Patriots' signing of Cam Newton has football fans wondering what fireworks the 2020 NFL season will produce. Given how Belichick reignited the careers of Randy Moss and countless others, one can only imagine what he will do with one of the greatest dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL history.   However, many good players have signed with the Patriots for a hot minute or...

New England Patriots: 5 Players Who Found New Life With the Team

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 1 week ago
Cam Newton's signing with the New England Patriots is one of the most exciting quarterback moves in an offseason full of such transactions. One can only begin to imagine what Bill Belichick will do with one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL history who led the Carolina Panthers to a 15-1 record and a Super Bowl appearance in 2015.   There are concerns, as Newton has...

New England Patriots Fantasy Football Team Names (2020)

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
What are the best fantasy football team names for New England Patriots fans in 2020? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the New England Patriots — we've got it right here.   The best fantasy football team names are often created by looking at the team's top...

This Day in Sports History: June 26

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, June 26 is a day in which the three players who...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name in 2020 can be a chore. That's why it's best to leave it to the experts. We rounded up a list of the best and even slightly vulgar fantasy football team names and have them linked below alphabetically by NFL team. So if you're a fan of the Cowboys or really hate the Patriots, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted Julio...

10 Current NFL Players Who Could Make Great Coaches

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers was recently named head coach of St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Alabama. Rivers, who signed a one-year deal with the Colts after 16 seasons with the Chargers, will not begin his new role until his NFL career is over.   Given his lengthy NFL career that's included eight Pro Bowls, one would imagine that Rivers has a great deal...

This Day in Sports History: May 14

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 1 day ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, May 14 is a day in which two surefire NFL Hall of...

New England Patriots Schedule 2020

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 4 days ago
Here's the New England Patriots' football schedule with a full list of their 2020 opponents, game locations, game times, TV channels and updated results throughout the season.   New England Patriots 2020 Schedule   Week 1 Sun., Sept. 13 — New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins (Gillette Stadium), 1 p.m. ET on CBS   Week 2 Sun., Sept. 20 — New England...