Sports Columnist

Christopher L. Gasper

Christopher L. Gasper joined the Globe as a full-time employee at Boston.com in 2001. He has been in the Globe sports department since 2006, and was the Patriots beat writer from 2006 to 2009, chronicling the only 16-0 perfect regular season in NFL history. He has been a columnist for the Globe since 2009, covering the Super Bowl, the World Series, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Final, the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four, the College Football Playoff, the horse racing Triple Crown, and the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was named an APSE Top 10 columnist in 2014 and tabbed 2016 favorite sportswriter in the 2016 New England Sports Survey conducted by Channel Media and Market Research. He also proposed the modified sudden-death overtime format that the NFL adopted in 2010. In 2017, he began hosting the Globe’s sports podcast, Season Ticket. In addition to his Globe role, Gasper is the co-host of the “Gasper & Murray” radio show on 98.5 the Sports Hub and has appeared on ESPN, BBC Radio, WCVB-TV, and Comcast SportsNet New England.

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CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Here are the top five toughest potential playoff opponents for the Patriots

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The Patriots have parried away the NFL’s parity, rendering the regular season prologue in these parts.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

The Patriots don’t have an identity problem. Their identity is adaptability

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While this hasn’t felt like a classic Patriots season, this is a classically Patriots team.

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This was a major show of force by the Patriots’ defense. Can they keep it up?

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We’ve seen what they’re capable of doing. The question is whether they’re capable of reproducing it week after week and on the road, when needed.

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Some Celtics players don’t see themselves as role players — and that’s the problem

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You can preach positionless basketball, but you can’t play roleless basketball. That leads to listless basketball, the Celtics’ brand of hoops thus far.