was founded in the winter of 2014 with the aim of providing a different layer to New England Patriots football coverage, presented in both short-form and long.

With news, notes, injury reports, roster transactions, weekly numbers, gameday profiles and film studies all in one place, the initial goal was for readers to be able take something new away from each visit and each article.

The content produced at Patriots Observer is written and edited by Oliver Thomas, a University of New Hampshire journalism graduate whose work has been featured on Bleacher Report, Yahoo Sports, USA Today Sports,, and now Thomas is a member of the Football Writers Association of America as well as the Pro Football Writers Association, and he has made radio appearances on 98.5 The Sports Hub and 101.3 ESPN Burlington. He can be reached on Twitter at @OliverBThomas.

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