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Christopher Price has covered the Boston sports scene for more then a dozen years, working for ESPN.com, SI.com and Baseball America as well as The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald and Boston Metro. In that time, he’s established himself as an award-winning sportswriter who has been honored by Northeastern University, the New England Press Association and the North Carolina Press Association. In addition, he’s the author of the just published, “New England Patriots: The Complete Illustrated History” and two other books “Baseball by the Beach” and "The Blueprint: How the New England Patriots Beat the System to Create the Last Great NFL Superpower.”

 
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Christopher Price
10/06/2009 - 11:43pm
It is a crisp, efficient football mailbag this week, with lots of good questions that got right to the point. A good football game can produce plenty of good e-mail. As always, feel free to join in the fun by sending your e-mails to cprice@weei.com. Now, on with the show … -- Christopher,
Christopher Price
10/06/2009 - 8:05pm
While the Patriots pass rushers have been slow to pick up sacks this year — they have eight sacks through four games, 10th in the AFC — they still have done plenty to pressure the quarterback.
Christopher Price
10/05/2009 - 11:30pm
FOXBORO — Patriots coach Bill Belichick has gone through this before. After all, when you’ve been a head coach in the NFL for 14-plus seasons, you’re bound to face a former assistant once in a while.
Christopher Price
10/04/2009 - 11:58pm
FOXBORO — A week ago, the Patriots offense had its chance to make a statement on a pair of fourth-down situations. On both occasions, it came through, converting twice on a key possession to keep an important second-half drive alive in a win over the Falcons.
Christopher Price
10/02/2009 - 12:26am
FOXBORO — For years, it was a job held by Rodney Harrison.
Christopher Price
10/01/2009 - 5:49pm
FOXBORO — He’s only been a member of the Patriots for a few days, but Terdell Sands has already etched his name in the franchise record books.
Christopher Price
09/30/2009 - 10:15pm
FOXBORO — During a season in which keeping Tom Brady comfortable in the pocket has never been more important, the Patriots offensive line is doing its part.
Christopher Price
09/29/2009 - 10:20pm
It took some time, but you guys responded to my request — I got some good e-mails this week (including two from outside the United States) about a variety of Patriots-related stuff, including questions if Terrence Nunn or Brandon Tate can contribute this season, the future of
Christopher Price
09/28/2009 - 10:58pm
FOXBORO — He may have lost the championship belt, but Brandon McGowan can still pack a powerful punch.
Christopher Price
09/28/2009 - 6:10pm
FOXBORO — Fred Taylor is up for a challenge. The 33-year-old running back was asked Monday if he could handle 20 to 25 carries the rest of the season for the Patriots. While he acknowledged the need to pace himself, he certainly sounded like a man who could warm to such a plan.
Christopher Price
09/28/2009 - 12:08am
FOXBORO — In a recent meeting, Patriots coach Bill Belichick stood before his players and threw down the gauntlet.
Christopher Price
09/24/2009 - 12:35pm
FOXBORO — Joey Galloway knows all about getting acclimated to a new quarterback.
Christopher Price
09/23/2009 - 10:47pm
FOXBORO — Tom Brady isn’t stupid.
Christopher Price
09/23/2009 - 7:23pm
FOXBORO — For a team that prides itself on its special teams play, what happened to the Patriots on Sunday was inexcusable.
Christopher Price
09/22/2009 - 11:36pm
Stand back — it's time to open up the inaugural football mailbag and dive in. I’ll be taking your Patriots-related e-mails here every week and publishing the best questions every Wednesday. I welcome any reasonable questions at cprice@weei.com. Knock yourselves out. -- Hey Chris,   
Christopher Price
09/22/2009 - 12:15am
Through the first two games of the season, the Patriots offense has had trouble finishing what it has started.
Christopher Price
09/21/2009 - 1:37am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The last time Tom Brady walked out of Giants Stadium a loser, it was Sept. 11, 2000, and he was a rookie sitting behind Drew Bledsoe (and John Friesz and Michael Bishop) who watched Vinny Testaverde and Wayne Chrebet lead the Jets over the Patriots, 20-19.
Christopher Price
09/19/2009 - 1:38pm
If you’re a Patriots fan, it’s almost impossible to get nostalgic about the Meadowlands.
Christopher Price
09/17/2009 - 10:20pm
Different uniforms, same defense. The Patriots will be facing a stern test with the all-new Jets defense on Sunday, but when it comes to putting together an offensive game plan, there’s no need to start from scratch. Instead, they just need to call up some film of the great Baltimore defenses of the last few years.
Christopher Price
09/16/2009 - 7:22pm
FOXBORO — Jerod Mayo is the leader of the new school, the acknowledged chief of a younger generation of Patriots linebackers.
Christopher Price
09/15/2009 - 9:32pm
The calendar says mid-September, but as far as the Jets are concerned, it’s looking more like the first weekend of February.
Christopher Price
09/15/2009 - 2:52am
FOXBORO — There was 5:32 left in the fourth quarter Monday night and the Patriots were down 24-13 to Buffalo when Tom Brady stepped into the huddle. “We’re going to win this game,” the quarterback told his teammates.
Christopher Price
09/14/2009 - 12:34am
Based on six-plus weeks of training camp and preseason, we can say with some certainty that we’ve learned a few truths about the 2009 Patriots even before they’ve kicked off the regular season.
Christopher Price
09/13/2009 - 10:42pm
While much has been written and said about the dynamic turnover of the Patriots defense this offseason, no position has undergone greater change than the secondary.
Christopher Price
09/13/2009 - 9:54pm
It’s the opener for everyone, which means that whether you are getting set to play your first game in the NFL — like Pat Chung, Ron Brace or any one of the other Patriots rookies who made the 53-man roster — or starting your 35th s


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