Just some quick hits from this morning:
It’s report card day, and as you can imagine, there weren’t many bad grades to be seen on the Patriots side on Sunday. Here are the reports:
Michael Felger - The only “F” is for Favre.
Ron Borges - Randy Moss the only Patriots player relegated to the back of the class.
Eric McHugh - Straight “A’s”
Ian Clark - Defensive backs have the only “B” grade.
The Small White Ball blog has put together a pretty comprehensive list of the top 20 stories in Boston sports during 2008. Here are the lists:
A couple of shameless self-promotion items here, first is my monthly column in Patriots Football Weekly, (subscription required) where I talk with former Browns and Raiders excutive Mike Lombardi, who is now writing about football for The National Football Post.
Second, this week in the Boston Metro, I look back at those great Celtics team of the 80′s and choose my 5 Favorite Benchwarmers from that period. David Thirdkill anyone?
John Tomase does it again…in today’s article For Patriots, it’s up to Brett Favre again he includes this:
The 2002 team’s fatal flaw was an inability to stop the run following the loss of nose tackle Ted Washington in free agency.
Washington of course didn’t join the team until 2003 following a trade from the Bears, and was a big part of that season’s Super Bowl win.