Category: Jerod Mayo

Jerod Mayo on Friend and College Teammate Arian Foster: “Hopefully He’s Not a Good Back Against Us”

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Football fans will see a huge potential AFC championship game preview tonight in Foxboro, with the New England Patriots hosting the Houston Texans as the two jockey for positioning atop the conference. But there's extra motivation for Jerod Mayo and Arian Foster, who meet with a chance to establish bragging ...

“Crazy” 52-Second Span Leads Jerod Mayo, New England to Victory on Thanksgiving

Monday, November 26th, 2012

It may have been a bizarre first half, but the New England Patriots won a laugher over the New York Jets, 49-19. The second quarter featured three turnovers for the Jets in a span of 52 seconds. Jerod Mayo and the Patriots' defense will take every turnover they can get and ...

Jerod Mayo On Aqib Talib: “Who Doesn’t Have Issues? He’s A Talented Player. He Can Help Us.”

Monday, November 5th, 2012

The NFL trade deadline was relatively quiet this year, but there was one move made that turned some heads. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded cornerback Aqib Tailb and a seventh-round pick to the New England Patriots for their fourth-round pick. This was yet another low-risk, high-reward transaction for Bill Belichick ...

Jerod Mayo Says the Patriots New-Look Defense is Coming Together

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Despite making it to the Super Bowl once again, the New England Patriots showed a glaring weakness a season ago. It was the team’s defense. After giving up nearly 300 yards per game and over 21 points per game a season ago, the Patriots made it their focus to improve on ...

Jerod Mayo and Patriots Have Moved on From Super Bowl XLVI Loss to Giants: “It’s a new team, a new season and we’re onto this year.”

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Jerod Mayo has become one of the veteran leaders of the New England Patriots defense. The middle linebacker believes OTA's are valuable for rookies to learn communication skills among defensive schemes as he looks to lead by example for new additions such as Dont'a Hightower and Chandler Jones. The Patriots linebacker ...

Patriots Vs. Chiefs: Jerod Mayo and First-Place Patriots Prepare for Tyler Palko on Monday Night Football

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Just last week, many NFL pundits questioned whether the New England Patriots could win the AFC East with their defense playing so inconsistently. The Patriots' defense silenced some of their critics by taking it to the Jets in a 37-16 thrashing last Sunday night. The defense's performance was highlighted by ...

Jerod Mayo Confident Patriots Will Learn 4-3 Scheme in Time for 2011, Excited Fellow Tennessee Alum, Albert Haynesworth, Has Joined New England’s Defense

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Jerod Mayo, like Tom Brady, is still reeling from the New England Patriots home loss to the New York Jets in last year's AFC Divisional Round. Bill Belichick has been retooling the defense with younger talent in recent years with an eye on implementing a 4-3 scheme. Despite the lockout ...