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In a lengthy profile of JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon in this month's Vanity Fair, it is revealed that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reached out to the embattled financier after a particularly bad week of news. Dimon had been dragged through the media mud in the wake of a reported $6 billion loss.
The three-time Super Bowl champion gave Dimon a call.
"Brady reminded Dimon that even Super Bowl champions have bad days," the profile explains. "[He] to told him to hang in there."
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy recently made a phone call to a guy who'd had a pretty rough week, too.
In the 72 hours after replacement referee Wayne Elliott officiated the controversial Packers-Seahawks Monday night game, the Austin, Texas-based real estate agent received several threatening voicemails from a variety Wisconsin area codes.
Though he initially resisted, Elliott eventually listened to the messages. One, in particular, blew him away.
"[McCarthy] called me...
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Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams is questioning why he's been fined $15,000 by the NFL for a roughing the passer penalty against New England's Tom Brady.
Williams revealed on Wednesday that he had been fined for a play that happened in the third quarter of a 52-28 loss to the Patriots on Sunday. Williams was flagged after he was knocked to the turf and his arm...
Manning and Brady have matched up 12 times with Brady taking 8 of those
Denver Broncos (2-2) @ New England Patriots (2-2) 4:25 p.m.
Both Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will be in the Hall of Fame someday but today they will both be focusing on the present. Each team needs to win this key AFC contest to give their team a boost. The loser will have three losses in their first...
It’s time to begin a new chapter in the Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning annals, and personally...
A rivalry is about to be renewed in the NFL as Tom Brady faces Peyton Manning for the first time as the signal caller for the Denver Broncos. It's always difficult to make bold predictions when these two first ballot Hall of Fame quarterbacks meet, but let's take a look at three big, bad bold predictions for the Sunday afternoon match up at Gillette Stadium.Bold Prediction...
DENVER BRONCOS (2-2) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (2-2)
DENVER BRONCOS: Have won 5 of past 7 at New England.
QB PEYTON MANNING has 4 TDs in each of past 2 vs. NE. Registered 65th career game with 300+ passing yards (338) last week, most in NFL history. In past 2, Manning has 668 passing yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 103.4 rating.
RB WILLIS MCGAHEE averages 90.7 rush yards per game...
In this blog, I will not be discussing all 32 teams and their situations. What will be discussed are several general observations that I have made over the course of the first four games. I will talk about specific players and teams, but I won't cover every one. I will even talk about how the press, especially ESPN, has handled certain matters.
The Denver Broncos ended last season with a dreadful performance at Gillette Stadium, one that in part led to their pursuit of a future Hall of Fame quarterback.
Having been on the winning side in recent games against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, Peyton Manning will try to deliver some redemption for the Broncos in Sunday's matchup of 2-2 teams.
Denver ended a five...
With a quarter of the season now complete, what area of the Patriots' performance has you the most optimistic and which has you the most concerned?
Jason: I'm happier than Christopher Columbus with speedboats regarding the play of the linebackers. That was an area of weakness last year, but the growth of Spikes and the addition of Hightower has turned that into...
I don’t think the Vikings are super awesome yet. This means I am an idiot. Everyone have that our of their system? All right, fantastic.
Tom Brady is just too classy for Buffalo.
This own goal really hurt. Physically, I mean, not just emotionally.
Adam Greenberg, hit in the head in the only MLB game he had every played to that point, gets another at bat.
Northwestern heads to once-Happy Valley to face Penn State on the road this Saturday. The game will see the first meeting between Wildcat head football coach Pat Fitzgerald and new Nittany Lion HC Bill O'Brien, who was formally offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots. Fitzgerald doesn't seem too intimidated by O'Brien's NFL experience, though.