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All stories originally published in The Standard-Times and at southcoasttoday.com

Rookie reporter holds his own with the big boys
A week before the Patriots met the Giants for Super Bowl XLVI, the Standard-Times asked me to recall my experience covering their first legendary matchup in 2008. Jan. 30, 2012

Moss quieted by Giants' 'D,' Super Bowl loss
Randy Moss was seething after the New England Patriots' loss to the Giants. Written on deadline from Super Bowl XLII at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Feb. 4, 2008

'First line of defense' fails Brady
The Patriots' offensive line, a strength all season, collapses under pressure from the Giants' defense. Written on deadline from Super Bowl XLII at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Feb. 4, 2008

Giants running down their upset dreams
A look at the New York Giants' running game leading up to Super Bowl XLII. Feb. 3, 2008

Izzo isn't taking his game anywhere
A feature focused on the New England Patriots' longtime special teams veteran. Feb. 2, 2008

Brown has seen it all
This feature looks at the career and outlook of the longest-tenured member of the New England Patriots. Feb. 2, 2008

Kelley Washington excells in new role, out of the spotlight
A feature highlighting the important role of Kelley Washington in the New England Patriots' special teams. Feb. 1, 2008

Samuel focued on Giants, not free agency
Leading up to Super Bowl XLII, there was a good deal of focus on saftey Asante Samuel's impending free agency. Feb. 1, 2008

Keeping things Light
This feature documents offensive lineman Matt Light's reputation as the team comedian. Jan. 31, 2008

Don't look past Jarvis Green on the Patriots defense
Jarvist Green should not be looked past on the Patriots defense. Correct. Jan. 31, 2008

Family affair for Tuck, Thomas
Cousins Justin Tuck of the New York Giants and Adalius Thomas of the New England Patriots were ready to face each other in Super Bowl XLII. Jan. 30, 2008

Warren unaffected by media storm
Feature on Ty Warren's ascent on the Patriots, and my debut story from Super Bowl XLII in Arizona. Jan. 29, 2008