Brian Cole

Expert on all things Deflategate, and New England Patriots Writer for SportsTalkLine.com

Bill Belichick, Lawrence Taylor, And The Khalil Mack Rampage Tour

19Bill Belichick is arguably the greatest coach in the history of the NFL. He has two Super Bowl rings as the defensive coordinator of the New York Giants and five as the head coach of the Patriots. He oversaw some incredible defenses and led the Patriots to the most successful two decades in the history …

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NFL 2018 AFC Week 7 Power Rankings

The AFC Power Ranking will post weekly with regular ProFootballTalkLine.com analyst, authors, and pundits from your favorites team creating an individual list that we then add together for the combined (and final) ranking. Below the chart, each contributor will list their reason(s) for the biggest move up or down their board from the previous week …

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Fingers Crossed: Patriots Avoiding Injury Bug Early

It’s essentially blasphemous to be writing this right now because of the potential for jinxing things (and if that happens I will be the first one to take the blame), but the Patriots health in general so far this season has been notable. As of right now, the Patriots have avoided any catastrophic injuries that …

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Patriots Make Statement With Explosive Win Over Chiefs

In one of the wildest, most entertaining games of the 2018 NFL season, the Patriots handed the Chiefs their first loss by a score of 43-40. While the defenses for both teams have struggled so far this year, it’s unlikely that anyone was expecting to see the kind of shootout that we were all subjected …

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Patriots Week Six Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

The Patriots are in for their toughest battle yet come Sunday as they welcome in the Kansas City Chiefs, arguably the best team in football through the first five weeks of the 2018 NFL season. The Chiefs are riding high on the backs of second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes and their high powered offense, and have …

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James White Has Been MVP Of Patriots Offense Through Five Weeks

The Patriots offense has been up and down throughout the first five weeks of the season, but the one constant for the unit has been running back James White. The former fourth-round pick out of the University of Wisconsin has been the most valuable player in an offense that is still trying to work through …

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NFL 2018 AFC Week 6 Power Rankings

The AFC Power Ranking will post weekly with regular ProFootballTalkLine.com analyst, authors, and pundits from your favorites team creating an individual list that we then add together for the combined (and final) ranking. Below the chart, each contributor will list their reason(s) for the biggest move up or down their board from the previous week …

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Record-Setting Performances Highlight Just How Good Brady and Gronkowski Are

Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are good at football. That much has been clear since the beginning of each of their careers. While Thursday’s win over Indianapolis was just another notch in the belt for the Hall of Fame pair, each set records that highlight just how incredibly successful each has been in their careers. …

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Patriots Win Convincingly On Thursday Night

It appears that the rumors of the Patriots death have been greatly exaggerated. The team rattled off their second win in a row with a convincing 38-24 defeat of the Colts on Thursday night. The game was a weird one that started out with the greatest kicker of all time botching a field goal, and …

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Patriots Week Five Preview: Indianapolis Colts

The Patriots kick off week five in the NFL with a Thursday night matchup with the Colts. Indianapolis enters Foxboro with a 1-3 record, coming off a heartbreaking overtime loss to the Texans this past Sunday. Despite being at the bottom of their division the Colts have serious potential, and each of their games so …

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