The New England Patriots head coach is doing some of his best work this season, and the Patriots’ 27-0 blanking of the Houston Texans in Week 3 was a maestro performance by him and his team. Bill Belichick had words for referee Walt Coleman. There’s interesting stuff throughout, including Belichick schmoozing with the former Patriots players and coaches now employed by the Texans, as well as the bits and pieces of Patriots’ strategy we get glimpses of.
CSNNE’s Mike Giardi has been very tapped into the status of the New England Patriots quarterbacks as Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett have been battling injuries. Giardi has an update on both players from his Patriots sources. Jimmy Garoppolo For those that can’t see tweets, Giardi writes, “No one in Foxboro is into predictions but Garoppolo making good strides. Sore but arrow is pointing in right direction for Sunday. Garoppolo’s range of motion has improved significantly. No issues on follow through.” The Patriots would love for Garoppolo to be healthy because he’s been the best quarterback in the NFL on third down and he’s been one of the top five quarterbacks when facing the blitz. Garoppolo
The city is never more alive than in October, when its greatest teams (and also the Celtics) are all in full swing. Leave It to the Professionals A Weekend of MLB and NFL Saturday - October 2 Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox Sunday - October 2 Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots • First, let us stipulate: You need not be a Boston sports fan to appreciate a weekend of Boston sports. For once, ignore the scoreboard and just go for the aesthetics—a baseball pennant race in America’s oldest ballpark, a football dynasty playing on a brisk fall afternoon. Treat the games themselves like a movie. You’re simply there to be entertained. The Red Sox (1) are up first. They’re hosting the Blue Jays