Brendan Schimmel


Brendan Schimmel is a native Rhode Islander and present-day Massachusetts resident who works as a network design engineer during the week and an Air National Guardsmen on weekends. A potent mixture of soccer and turf took away both of his ACLs, thereby relegating him to simply covering the game from the safety of a keyboard. He recently moved his personal blog The Indirect Kick to The Bent Musket as a column that features a variety of content from opinion to statistical analysis on the New England Revolution. A current season ticket holder, Brendan holds active leadership roles in both The Rebellion supporters group and American Outlaws: Providence. You can witness his soccer psychosis in the Fort on game day or on Twitter @TheIndirectKick.


The Local Boys Show Up


The Revs employed four local New Englanders - two of them Academy products - in 2013, and received a disproportionate amount of benefit from them. How did the boys from New England fare in the...

2013 Revs by Percentage of Minutes Played


Now that's officially off-season in New England it's time to recap and analyze the season that was in New England. We're looking at who was on the field this season to determine who the core of...

Revs Players React to Loss, Reflect on Season

Revolution players sound off via Twitter on their playoff loss to Kansas City and reflect on this year's campaign.

European Scout Reviews Diego


Great article giving an assessment of Fagundez's strengths, weakness and potential. Overall this scout projects him to be a top starters on an EPL club with a projected transfer fee of $7-$12 million. Wow. Go Diego, Go.

Updated Revolution MLS Playoff Scenarios


Based on Saturday's results the Revs can finish as high as third place in the Eastern Conference. Check out how other results can affect our MLS Playoff Chances and what games to follow and who to...

Analyzing Heaps Solutions vs Crew


The Revs have lost Saer Sene and Lee Nguyen and with it a whole bunch of production. How will Coach Heaps offset this loss and with what players? What is the best option?

2011: GM Mike Burns "Calls" Tech Support


In 2011 Mike Burns called tech support to figure out why Rajko Lekic wasn't scoring.

Revs 2014 Season Ticket Commercial


Take a look at the Revs new 2014 commercial. We've come a long way since "We are New England" with Matt Reis on a boat. What do you think of it?

Opinion: Buy Out JoGo's Contract


Why the Revs need to make buying Goncalves contract a top priority.

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