Author Archives: Mattes

About Mattes

Pronounced like the general. I'm all about the Celtics, Pats, Sox, and fantasy football...and dogs. Former editor who's back on that writing flow, chiming in on all of the above, with perhaps some comic book news and conspiracy-fueled personal manifestos along the way.

The 300s Previews the Patriots (Part 4): Who the Hell is Playing Linebacker?

Quick: name the Patriots linebackers this season besides Dont’a Hightower. For all the attention the team’s depleted receiving corps has received so far this summer, the current group of linebackers lacks some serious name recognition as well. Everyone knows what … Continue reading

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Patriots “System” Strikes Again; Is it Time to Call Old Friend Brandon LaFell?

It seems like every few years the Patriots are desperately “thin” at wide receiver and Brady is forced to make something out of a whole lot of nothing. Brady built the early part of his career off of solid-but-unspectacular guys … Continue reading

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Steelers Use Deflated Football on Thursday Night. NFL Says “No Problem”

Bleacher Report – During Thursday night’s preseason game between the Philadelphia Eaglesand Pittsburgh Steelers, Howard Eskin of 94.1 WIP in Philadelphia reported that one of Pittsburgh’s footballs was “very deflated” and that the NFL was investigating.  Friday, the NFL released the findings of its investigation, noting that there … Continue reading

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The 300s Previews the Patriots (Part 3): Who’s Replacing Malcolm Butler?

First and foremost, the boys are finally back in action tonight!!! After what felt like an extremely long offseason, the first Patriots preseason game of the year kicks off at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium against Washington. … Continue reading

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Should the Patriots Sign Dez Bryant?

Well, would you look at that? For the second straight day, we’re doing a story on a former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, who, although freakishly talented, is also an extremely volatile and contentious diva that oftentimes forces himself out of … Continue reading

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Terrell Owens Says He Can Play in the CFL. I Say He’s Not Crazy.

Fresh off a night on which he was FINALLY inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, Terrell Owens was out to prove that he can still play. Much of the talk surrounding T.O. in recent weeks has focused on his decision … Continue reading

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The 300s Does the BIG3 Basketball Tournament Boston

14-year-old Mattes was in his glory on Friday night, as I decided to head on over to the TD Garden to finally check out the BIG3 Basketball Tournament. Red and I have been very intrigued by the BIG3 ever since … Continue reading

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