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Is Tom Brady the greatest QB of all time?

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is one day away from starting in his sixth Super Bowl, which no other quarterback has ever done. He is 3-2 in Super Bowls and looking to tie Hall of Famers Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw with four victories. Bart Starr won five championships – two Super Bowls – in the 1960s, but the game of football...
Via Sports-Glory
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots skip Saturday walk-through: 'As ready as we’re going to be'

The New England Patriots are feeling pretty good about their preparations for Super Bowl XLIX, so much so that they have no need for a walk-through. Head coach Bill Belichick decided to cancel Saturday's scheduled walk-through, per a media pool report, saying the team was “as ready as we’re going to be” from a practice standpoint. “These guys have worked hard,”...
Via 60 Max Power O
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Cancels Patriots’ Saturday Walk-Through

If the New England Patriots don’t have it by now, one more day of practice isn’t going to help. This is the approach that head coach Bill Belichick took when he cancelled Saturday’s walk-through. Belichick had this to say about his decision to cancel the walk-through. We’re just going to meet, take a team picture. “This is it. Practice-wise, we’re done. We’re as ready...
Via Sportsnaut
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Brady sings about balls being deflated

This might be the best thing the Internet has created in 2015. Taking New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s press conference and turning it into a song, this catchy tune will be stuck in your head all day. Just listen/watch… To me those ball are perfect.” “I don’t want anyone touching the balls…rubbing the balls” “Some guys like them round…some like...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLIX final injury report: Patriots

The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks announced the following player injuries and practice participation on Friday 1/30/15: New England Patriots final injury report: OUT No players listed. DOUBTFUL   No players listed. QUESTIONABLE C Bryan Stork - Knee (LP) PROBABLE LB Akeem Ayers - Knee (LP) QB Tom Brady - Ankle (FP) LB Dont'a Hightower...
Via 60 Max Power O
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Branch: Belichick will coach after Brady

Most believe New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady are an inseparable pair - both will undoubtably retire at the same time. But former Pats receiver Deion Branch can truly envision Belichick coaching beyond his start QB's career. "Everybody wants to say, 'Hey, man, he's going to coach until Brady leaves,'" Branch told Around the NFL. "I think...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

President Obama zings Patriots over Deflate-gate

Apparently the New England Patriots are not immune from presidential shots relating to Deflate-gate. Speaking at a Democratic Party retreat, President Obama took time to throw some shade the Patriots way. First, telling both the Patriots and Seattle Seahawks to “keep it clean,” Obama then responded to a congressman’s statement about bringing your own footballs with a patented...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The 13 things we want to see in Super Bowl XLIX

From 2 of the greatest corners of a generation meeting up to defiance of Marshawn and LeGarrette, here's 11 things we want to see happen in Super Bowl XLIV. The post Here’s The 13 Things We’d Like To See In Super Bowl XLIX appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez lawyers say he had no motive to kill his friend

ESPN:The judge overseeing former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez's murder trial says jurors can watch this weekend's Super Bowl but must walk away or otherwise distance themselves if his name is mentioned.Aaron Hernandez's attorneys stole the show on the opening day of their client's murder trial, writes Lester Munson. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLIX preview and predictions

Two teams with their sights set on making history will conclude the 2014 NFL season when the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks face off...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Seahawks need to ‘take the air out of the football’

Rex Ryan has made a number of media appearances during the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, and the new Buffalo Bills head coach continues to prove he has not lost his sense of humor. During an appearance on the CBS Eye on Football podcast this week, Ryan snuck in a couple of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick gives understated scouting report of Tom Brady

PHOENIX — Tom Brady could go down as the greatest quarterback of all time, but Bill Belichick still seems to view him as the New England Patriots’ 2000 sixth-round draft pick. Belichick was asked to compare Brady to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson during a Super Bowl XLIX joint news conference with Pete Carroll. Belichick chose not to touch on Wilson, whom he only...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Super Bowl and the things that can't be controlled

The first 45 Super Bowls featured six safeties, which averages out to once every 7.5 years. The last three Super Bowls have each had a safety. The Super Bowl is, more than any of other football game, inextricably linked to the things you can’t control, expect, or explain. It’s where the AFC’s best team went to be blown out for a full decade. It’s where a team seconds...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Steven Tyler take fall for DeflateGate (Video)

With the DeflateGate investigation centering around a New England Patriots ballboy, several well-known celebrities posed as Pats fans to take the fall for Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, claiming they were the "locker room guy" who let the air out of the footballs.The celebrities included actors Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski and Chris Evans, as well as Aerosmith lead singer...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck defend Patriots on Kimmel

Some of Boston’s most famous men are coming in clutch and clearing Tom Brady’s name. Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski, Chris Evans, Steven Tyler and Bill Simmons, among others, came together on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday to take the fall for the entire DeflateGate ordeal, insisting their beloved New England Patriots quarterback had nothing to do with the under...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: John Oliver tackles the Super Bowl

John Oliver was on David Letterman and they talked about the Super Bowl. Oliver joked that he’s on a green card and that if he doesn’t watch the Super Bowl he will get ejected. He also jokes “if they are capable of this, what else can they do?”. Oliver is hilarious and he doesn’t disappoint here….  
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Montana pins blame for Deflategate on Tom Brady

Joe Montana essentially stated it is his belief that if there’s anyone behind the entire “Deflategate” scandal, it can only be one person: Tom Brady. According to Montana, there’s only one person who would be allowed to authorize the manipulation of game balls, and that person is the quarterback. “If I ever want a ball...Read More The post Joe Montana pins blame for ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez’s DNA found on bullet casing, joint near body

The Aaron Hernandez murder trial for the death of Odin Lloyd got underway Thursday in Bristol County, Mass., with both sides giving their opening statements. In his opening statement, Bristol County Assistant District Attorney Patrick Bomberg listed all the evidence that ties Hernandez to the crime, and it seems to be pretty strong. According to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick, Brady can't imagine Hall of Fame without Seau

CHANDLER, Ariz. — If Junior Seau isn’t elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, then Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will have an issue with the selection committee. Seau played four seasons with the New England Patriots from 2006 to 2009, appearing in 38 games, recording 4.5 sacks and 121 tackles. Seau is a first-time Hall of Fame finalist this season, and Belichick...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLIX should smash TV viewership record yet again

For 11 out of the past 13 years, the Super Bowl has seen an increase in viewership, culminating in the record 111.5 million people that tuned in for last year’s game.  Eventually, the list of the most watched programs in American television history will be nothing but Super Bowls as the game competes only with previous incarnations of itself for the top spot. The growth of...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

15 amazing Super Bowl XLIX stats

It’s No. 1 vs. No. 1 when the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks conclude the 2014 NFL season in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday....
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fire alarm at Patriots’ hotel goes off for second time in three days

NFL Media’s Kimberly Jones is reporting that for second time in three days, the fire alarm at the New England Patriots’ team hotel has gone off in the middle of the night. The most previous interruption of Patriots players’ nighttime rest reportedly came at approximately 5 a.m. local time, according to an NFL.com report. There...Read More The post Fire alarm goes off at Patriots’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where did Seahawks, Patriots find their Super Bowl players?

The popular trend of the football offseason will be the rebound of the Big Ten. Ohio State won the national championship, and Jim Harbaugh is...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski and Marshawn Lynch battle it out ‘Mortal Kombat’ style (VIDEO)

With the Patriots and Seahawks set to face off Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX, Conan O’Brien came up with a great idea to bring the two together. The two football players played “Mortal Kombat X” while O’Brien beatboxed—which Lynch seemed to thoroughly enjoy....
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marshawn, Gronk play Mortal Kombat with Conan

Marshawn Lynch, Rob Gronkowski and Conan O’Brien boast three very interesting personalities and when those three played a game of Mortal Kombat X, the conversation went to the only place that it could: Lipitor. The two players that will face off on Sunday joined the eccentric talk show host for a brief matchup in the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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