Author: @dcoppola32

Prime Candidates for the Patriots Defensive Coordinator Role Next Year

There hasn’t been a defensive coordinator since Matt Patricia left for the Lions roughly two years ago. This year Bill Belichick will once again take the role of defensive play-caller while he continues to search for the perfect person for the job. Here we will look at the most likely candidates to have the role of defensive coordinator. These are ranked by likeliness, not by who would be the best in the role. 5. Brian Flores Belichick is VERY picky when choosing a new defensive coordinator. To even be considered you must have some experience with the Patriots system....

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Why The Patriots Linebacker Unit Will Be Successful This Year

The Patriots linebackers will have a positive impact defensively, and will be crucial for the teams success. New, old, and returning Patriots have come together to form a truly scary unit. Coaching ( The two coaches with the most influence over this group is easily Jerod Mayo(Linebackers Coach) and Bill Belichick(Head Coach/Defensive Play-caller). Luckily for the unit, these two are the best men for the job. Bill Belichick No one can forget Belichick’s genius as a coach. His command for discipline, and the ability to get the most out of his players, is admired around the league. But what...

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The Future: Red Sox Top Minor League Prospects

The future of the Red Sox appears to be in good hands with a collection of raw, high potential prospects in the minors. In light of the recent success from young players like Rafael Devers and Michael Chavis, here we look at the very best the Red Sox have left to offer in the minors. 1. Triston Casas Age:19 Position: 1B/3B Height: 6′ 4″ Weight: 240 lb. Bat/Throw: L/R While he is a bit far away from joining the big leagues, Casas has the potential to be a future All-Star regular for the Sox. This is clearly shown in...

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Five Power Forward Trade Options for the Boston Celtics

This summer the Boston Celtics lost center Al Horford in Free Agency, a player that some considered to be the most valuable on the roster, as well as their starting power forward Marcus Morris. They even traded away center Aron Baynes, the Celtics answer to Embiid and Giannis. While they did sign Enes Kanter, among other role players to replace the losses, they still lack a sure starter at the four. Today we will look at five potential trade acquisitions to fill the void. Paul Millsap Yes, he is 34 and past his prime. But he is valuable in...

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