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Footwork key in N'Keal Harry's plan to play faster for Patriots
May 27, 2020
After a disappointing first season with the Patriots, what is N'Keal Harry doing to jumpstart his career? Mike Giardi catches up with the man who might have the answer to unlocking the former first-round pick's potential.
RB AJ Dillon's path to NFL driven by mother's endless support
Apr 14, 2020
When AJ Dillon was a child, he and his mother mapped out the path to his NFL dream. Now, it's on the verge of being a reality. Mike Giardi details the Boston College running back's determination and the relationship that helped get him here.
Tom Brady, Patriots receivers struggling to get on same page
Dec 02, 2019
The New England Patriots' passing attack has been in a rut for several weeks, with Tom Brady and his receivers seemingly not on the same page. Mike Giardi highlights several communication breakdowns between the QB and his pass catchers from Sunday night's loss to the Houston Texans.
New England Patriots' defense stifling opponents at historic rate
Oct 07, 2019
Is this the most dominant Patriots defense in memory? Mike Giardi explores the unit's staggering success five games into the 2019 season, and it's easy to see where Tom Brady's coming from when he says, "It is really spectacular to watch from the sideline."
Dante Scarnecchia's enduring brilliance integral to Pats dynasty
Aug 30, 2019
Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are the headliners of New England's dynastic run, but another man has played an integral role in the franchise's Super Bowl splurge. Mike Giardi profiles the Patriots' O-line whisperer, Dante Scarnecchia.
Patriots' Jakobi Meyers leaving undrafted label in the dust
Aug 23, 2019
Not a single NFL team wanted to use a draft pick on Jakobi Meyers in April -- and now he's turning heads as a rookie with the New England Patriots. Mike Giardi dives into why the receiver went undrafted, his relationship with Tom Brady and more.
NFL's CB1? Patriots' Stephon Gilmore lets his play do the talking
Jan 30, 2019
You'll see the Patriots' Stephon Gilmore making plays on Sunday, but you probably won't see him showing off or talking trash -- he tells Mike Giardi he's too afraid that would take him away from the play that's put him in the conversation for the NFL's CB1.