Posts From Sam Connon

Patriots Notebook: Bledsoe Weighs in on Locker Room Drama

The New England Patriots’ drama behind the scenes has been well-documented this offseason. The Brady-Belichick Feud has been a talking point for almost five months at this point, and the hot topic hasn’t been cooling down at all. One of

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Bradley Jr. Struggling Through First Month

In 2016, outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. made his first MLB All-Star team. For Red Sox fans, the selection was a long time coming. Bradley was a top prospect for Boston, jumping from No. 19 to No. 4 in the first

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Details on Gronkowski-Belichick Feud Released

Following the past few months of drama around the Patriots locker room, more details continue to leak out. According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, coach Bill Belichick mocked tight end Rob Gronkowski in front of the team early

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Report: Patriots Re-Sign Key Special Teams Player

After almost a week of suspense, special teams ace Matthew Slater re-signed with the New England Patriots. While the exact details of his contract are unknown at the time, ESPN’s Mike Reiss has reported the deal will keep Slater around

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Connon: Free-Agent Safety a Perfect Fit for Patriots

It came as a surprise to many when the Arizona Cardinals cut safety Tyrann Mathieu on Wednesday. Now, the LSU product is on the free agent market, and immediately became the No. 5 free agent in the NFL following his

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Red Sox Notebook: Late Additions Join Lineup

For the first time since signing his five-year, $110 million contract, J.D. Martinez suited up in a Red Sox uniform. After a week of confusion and re-negotiations, followed by a week of practice, Martinez was placed in the lineup Wednesday

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Connon: Hypocrisy Reigns in the NFL Draft QB Conversation

People tend to overanalyze when they have a lot of time on their hands and it’s no different for the buildup to the NFL Draft. Believe me, I love the NFL Draft. Outside of the Super Bowl and March Madness,

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Patriots Notebook: Butler Saga Continues

Now that it’s been almost three weeks since Bill Belichick controversially benched Pro-Bowl cornerback Malcolm Butler in Super Bowl LII, the plot continues to thicken. Safety Devin McCourty was asked about the situation in an interview with NJ Advance Media.

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Red Sox Spring Training Preview: Confusion Behind the Plate

Spring Training is here, and the Red Sox have sent out their invites. Over the next couple weeks, I’ll take a look at every position and who Alex Cora and Dave Dombrowski are bringing down to Fort Myers. Today, we’ll

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Report: Red Sox Sign J.D. Martinez

After months of negotiation, the Boston Red Sox have finally come to an agreement with outfielder J.D. Martinez and his agent, Scott Boras, according to ESPN’s Pedro Gomez. The contract is reported to be worth $110M over the next five

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