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Patriots 2017 season
« on: August 25, 2017, 09:17:53 PM »

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Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2017, 09:30:47 PM »

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I think Wes Welker Julian Edelman Chris Hogan might have pro bowl year

Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2017, 10:56:17 AM »

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Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2017, 11:07:42 AM »

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I found myself thinking "no big deal, we are still stacked offensively...etc."

But this isn't the injury that will hurt. We aren't playing the Super Bowl next week. What it means is that when (not if) the next injuries come, we will have that much less depth to fill the voids.

Like, suppose Cooks pulls a hamstring and is out 6 weeks. Meanwhile, Gronk gets hurt (really going out on a limb there).

Then we head into the playoffs with a receiving corps that looks very thin. And as we've seen, if Brady only has one or two reliable targets, he can sometimes force things, and those guys get doubled. Life gets a lot harder.

Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2017, 01:01:03 PM »

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Worst Fears Confirmed. Edelman Tore His ACL. Out For Season.  :'(

You just knew with all the "19-0" talk and everything, something bad was going to happen  :(

Sucks for Jules and I know he's probably really upset about missing the season now too.

Going to need Gronk to stay healthy and dominate this year (though that's wishful thinking probably too with his injury history).

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« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2017, 01:18:52 PM »

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I think Wes Welker Julian Edelman Chris Hogan might have pro bowl year



 The Google news is that Chris A k a Hulk Hogan led the NFL with 17.8 yards per reception last year. Add that to Cook and that's a sick one, two combo. Just need Danny to stay healthy and Malcolm.

Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2017, 01:29:06 PM »

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I hold out 1% hope that Edelman can make it back in time the same way Jerry Rice did in 1997 when he snapped his ACL first week of the season and made it back for week 16. That said he was probably on roids and he didn't play in the postseason (came back too soon).

But Edelman is 31 and might feel like he needs to come back. I can hope for 20 years of science improvements and 2 extra weeks of healing. I can hold out 1% hope.

I'm also holding out hope it's only partially torn because of how he walked off the field (limping and hopping) under his own power and didn't appear to be in too much pain

If any team can survive this it's the Pats. Austin Carr and Foster suddenly look like pretty good players

Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2017, 02:19:50 PM »

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Wow. Patriots traded Jacoby Brissett to the Colts for Phillip Dorsett. Crazy..

Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2017, 02:21:45 PM »

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Wow. Patriots traded Jacoby Brissett to the Colts for Phillip Dorsett. Crazy..
I love it

Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2017, 02:26:03 PM »

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Wow. Patriots traded Jacoby Brissett to the Colts for Phillip Dorsett. Crazy..
I love it

Two fastest WRs in the league in Cooks and Dorsett. Will be a nightmare for opposing defenses.

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« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2017, 02:29:40 PM »

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I was reading that they might use him more as a punt/kickoff returner.
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Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2017, 11:17:02 AM »

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It's GAMEDAY!  8)

Lets Go Pats!

PREDICTION: Patriots WIN 27-20

I think the loss of Edelman will hurt a bit in the season and hurt a bit more in the 1st week as Cooks-Brady continue to grow chemistry, and I do think it will be close for much of this game, but Pats do just enough to get a hard-fought win over a legit AFC Playoff team.  ;D

Pats coaching staff will make the adjustments, and the defense will make the stops late to secure victory. Either that or Reid and Smith spend 8 minutes on a TD Drive to make it from a 2 possession to a 1 possession game, with just :30 seconds left to score another.  :laugh:

Re: Patriots 2017 season
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2017, 11:19:35 AM »

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« Reply #13 on: September 07, 2017, 11:20:26 AM »

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Wow. Patriots traded Jacoby Brissett to the Colts for Phillip Dorsett. Crazy..
What the heck are the Colts doing?!
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« Reply #14 on: September 07, 2017, 11:30:11 AM »

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Wow. Patriots traded Jacoby Brissett to the Colts for Phillip Dorsett. Crazy..
What the heck are the Colts doing?!

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