The Patriot Way – New England Patriots News 10/30


Sep 15, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga (97) leaves the field after playing the San Diego Chargers at Lincoln Financial Field. The Chargers defeated the Eagles 33-30. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

The Patriots continuing their unpredictable personnel moves made the only trade before yesterday’s trade deadline, and instead of it being a wide receiver like most predicted it was Isaac Sopoaga a defensive tackle. Sopoaga fills a big need on defense as he  is a stalwart against the run something that without Wilfork the Pats were in desperate need of. While Sopoaga is no Wilfork, Sopoaga should help the Pats with a strong inside presence and make it difficult for teams just to run up and down the field on them like the Dolphins did in the first half Sunday.

Now, is your coffee hot? For,  it’s time to get caught up on The Patriot Way

 Patriots Halloween Costumes by Tim Dillion

While most Pats fans have already seen the picture of Tom and Gisele the rest of the Pats team also dressed up for Halloween.

Tom Brady Loosing Battle Against Undefeated Opponent – Time by Ross Tucker

In the article by a former Patriots player, Ross Tucker, Ross makes the argument that Tom Brady is starting to appear mortal unlike the 2006 with an even worse cast of supporting characters Brady’s play was much better. While this is a bit premature as when Brady came back from his ACL and MCL tear and was often ranked outside the top 10 QB’s. Now while this article isn’t as extreme as those were, its still an interesting perspective worth a read on the parts the Pats lost.

Sopoaga Fills Big Need by Mike Reiss

Mike Reiss, the Patriots beat writer for EspnBoston, analyzes the Sopoaga trade and the type of player Sopoaga is, “a more hold the point.”

Sebastian Vollmer Out for Season by Field Yates

Vollmer after breaking his leg this last week is out for the year. This is a big loss for the Pats as they just signed him four year 27 million dollar deal and are loosing the one of the best right tackles in football for the rest of the season.