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 Name the New England Patriots quarterback responsible for this single-season stat line: 4,555 yards passing, 25 touchdown passes, 10 regular-season wins and a playoff berth, plus a trip to the Pro Bowl.

If you’re thinking about a certain mop-topped superstar, guess again.

The answer is Drew Bledsoe. The year was 1994.


 What’s been forgotten in this dreamy decade of Brady is that on the field, Bledsoe was the man who made it reasonable for New Englanders to hope for more. This wasn’t 1986’s “pray-for-a-Super-Bowl-miracle-against-the-Bears” hope. This was “hey-they-really-have-a-shot” hope.

So, here’s to the man who paved the way. Those early Bledsoe years were some of the most exciting New England fans had ever seen. They’ve been overshadowed by Brady’s amazing and historic run, but they shouldn’t be overlooked.

 

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Cheers brudder and jujuno 👍

there is a trotting track right next door to foxboro stadium. they had a meeting on when we were there so we obviously had to go in and have a punt . not much luck though...
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Originally posted by cabosanlucas cabosanlucas wrote:

Cheers brudder and jujuno 👍

there is a trotting track right next door to foxboro stadium. they had a meeting on when we were there so we obviously had to go in and have a punt . not much luck though...


The track opened as Bay State Raceway in 1947.
Foxboro Park Trotting track did not last much longer after you were there in 1995.
It closed in 1997 and Kraft was very quick to buy it and evict the horsemen that had horses there and had a reason to be there.

It was demolished in 2000 when Gillette Stadium was being built.
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Originally posted by Brudder_A Brudder_A wrote:

Originally posted by cabosanlucas cabosanlucas wrote:

Cheers brudder and jujuno 👍

there is a trotting track right next door to foxboro stadium. they had a meeting on when we were there so we obviously had to go in and have a punt . not much luck though...


The track opened as Bay State Raceway in 1947.
Foxboro Park Trotting track did not last much longer after you were there in 1995.
It closed in 1997 and Kraft was very quick to buy it and evict the horsemen that had horses there and had a reason to be there.

It was demolished in 2000 when Gillette Stadium was being built.


ahh ok. it was quite a modern, comfortable facility...the track was large. so plenty of space...i can see why they purchased it.
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Fellas I think their is a good offer on Sportsbet today. Hunt to rush over 77.5 yards at $1.87. Seems overs to me.
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Originally posted by oneonesit oneonesit wrote:

Fellas I think their is a good offer on Sportsbet today. Hunt to rush over 77.5 yards at $1.87. Seems overs to me.

 it looked doubtful early when he went down...looked like a knee prob...surprisingly he kept going...

 Kelce outscoring him won me my last fantasy game...6-6...

 
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Why do NFL coaches keep calling pass plays in the final 2 minutes to score which gives the other team oodles of time to score too? It is a dumb move against a good qb and lethal against Rodgers.

I don't know how many times I've seen it and it always riles me.Angry Stupid stupid stupid.
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we are now known as the Green Bay Houdinis...

 
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one of the gutsiet performances, especially after that first quarter call which gave Dallas a first down and a TD..

 apart from the absentees, Cobb is playing injured and by rights Adams shouldn't have been on the field...

  
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I expect JJ will go quiet in here now that #12 is busted and the Packers season likely sunk.

KC looking good in the AFC and the evil empire is starting to find their feet. NFC is looking open.
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Originally posted by Afros Afros wrote:

I expect JJ will go quiet in here now that #12 is busted and the Packers season likely sunk.

KC looking good in the AFC and the evil empire is starting to find their feet. NFC is looking open.

 if I go quiet it isn't because of the A-Rod...and Jordy/ Davante now becoming fantasy ghosts...

 I am not that shallow...I love NFL, all of it (except Brady)...was at Star sports bar at 4am this morning watching the games on the big screen...
 

 I find it hard to bother generally with this site due to a certain individual who is allowed to continually pollute threads with his banality...

 when he shuffles off this mortal coil I might return...Dead



 I'm quite sure no-one really misses me...Beer

 
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Osweiller is as vacant as a block of land...

 
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Making his first start in place of Siemian at a Philly team that's pacing the NFC and you blame Oswieler for that?
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Originally posted by Afros Afros wrote:

Making his first start in place of Siemian at a Philly team that's pacing the NFC and you blame Oswieler for that?

 this is what I hate about this place...I made a humorous comment about Osweiler's demeanor and you take it as a critique of either his or Denver's performance...

 a sense of humour might enliven your life, Afros...

 he is not a-lert...have fun with that one...

 Wacko

 
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Here's another...the "sack-king", Eli Manning, might be in for a sacking.... make of that as you will...
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and Carson Wentz is channeling his inner Rodgers...   I'm sure you agree...!
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Originally posted by jujuno jujuno wrote:

and Carson Wentz is channeling his inner Rodgers...   I'm sure you agree...!


He's light on his feet for a big guy.Tongue
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Originally posted by Tlazolteotl Tlazolteotl wrote:

Originally posted by jujuno jujuno wrote:

and Carson Wentz is channeling his inner Rodgers...   I'm sure you agree...!


He's light on his feet for a big guy.Tongue


Oh, no- the mock has struck again- out for the season.Cry

I don't know if that last bit is true- I added it for dramatic effect.Tongue
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