Found November 18, 2013 on Ex Pats:
The Patriots have rarely been slated as underdogs during the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era. Betting lines and prognosticators respect the talent of the Pats organization too much to bet against them. How rare is it for the Pats to be underdogs? Today, the Pats play the Panthers where the team is listed as a 2.5 point underdog to Cam Newton and company. For the upcoming game against the Broncos, the Pats are 2.5 underdogs at home, according to Pats Pulpit. To put in perspective how rare it is for the Pats to be underdogs two weeks in a row, Pats Pulpit ran the numbers and the Patriots have only been underdogs in back-to-back weeks 12 times in the Brady-Belichick era. Six of those were in Brady's first season as a starter (running consecutively from Week 3 to Week 8). The last time the Pats were underdogs two weeks in a row? 2006 in the playoffs. So it's been a good while since Brady and Belichick were underdogs in back-to-back weeks. The Pats ...

Report: Brady's bodyguards imprisoned for attempted murder

When you think of storybook weddings, “attempted murder” isn’t usually the term that comes to mind, but that’s exactly how some people will recall Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen‘s 2009 wedding in Costa Rica. Bodyguards Miguel Solis and Alexander Rivas were found guilty of attempted murder last Friday for firing shots at photographers who were trying to take pictures of the...

Sports Friends: Gronk Gets Upset After Tom Brady Yells at Him

On the latest episode of Sports Friends Rob Gronkowski gets pretty upset after Mr. Perfect, Tom Brady lays into him for not running the right route. Gronk, being the big child that he is, tries to hold back his emotions, but can’t and it shows on the poor guys face. Tom feels bad, makes it all better and makes a tiny off-color joke and all is well at Gillette.

Tom Brady's Reaction to Last Call is Probably Mirrored by a Lot of Patriot Fans

As we all know, Tom Brady is one of the most hyper-competitive players in the NFL, which is saying something considering that pretty much every person in an NFL locker room is hyper-competitive to begin with. So, it's not really surprising that, on a last play that ended up being pretty controversial for a whole bunch of reasons (Rob Gronkowski being boxed out of the play...

Did Tom Brady purposely avoid shaking hands with Cam Newton?

I guess I saw the end of the game a little differently last night. I thought Tom Brady did a classless thing by avoiding shaking hands with Cam Newton after the game. Brady went to argue the game’s final call with the referee rather than engage in sportsmanship. The Patriots lost to the Panthers 24-20 and the final play of the game is embroiled in controversy. It’s not mandatory...

Tom Brady Drops F Bomb On Refs After MNF Controversial Non-Call

Tom Brady gets out dueled and his New England Patriots suffered their 3rd loss of the season.

Tom Brady was  out played by Newton and the New England Patriots couldn’t launch and last-minute come back to find a win in Charlotte last night. Brady faced a lot of pressure from the Panthers defense. They sacked him 2 times and he threw an interception in the game.  Brady was under heavy pressure all night. He didn’t have the time needed to complete the long down field passes...

Tom Brady berates ref after non-call: ‘That’s f-ckin brutal!’

Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, and Patriots Surprise Special Olympics Athletes

The Patriots took some time out of their work-weekend in order to surprise Special Olympics athletes before the team takes on the Carolina Panthers tomorrow night. The athletes are competing at Gillette Stadium, so it makes all the sense in the world that an organization as classy as the one in New England would make sure to meet and greet those competing for the Special Olympics...

Tom Brady’s Bodyguards Found Guilty of Attempted Murder

Back in 2009 when Brady married Gisele Bundchen it was at a private ceremony in Costa Rica. Of course the paparazzi wanted photos, so they tried to get in. When they got too close, bodyguards Bodyguards Miguel Solis and Alexander Rivas allegedly fired shots at them. Fast forward to today and according to NESN both bodyguards were found guilty of attempted murder and sentenced to...

Panthers Top Patriots In Controversial Fashion: 5 Things We Learned

The Carolina Panthers hosted the New England Patriots in one of the toughest Monday Night contests of the year. Both teams came out with a chip on the shoulder and a distant memory of a Super Bowl that was just as hard-fought.Besides the matchup of seasoned, veteran Tom Brady vs. relative, youngster Cam Newton, we came to see the top-rated Panther defense against Brady, as well as...

Panthers beat Patriots after controversial call on final play

As the Carolina Panthers celebrated their sixth straight win, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were left wondering why a penalty that could have saved them on the final play was wiped out. Cam Newton threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Ted Ginn Jr. with 59 seconds left and Carolina held off New England 24-20 Monday night when officials picked up a flag in the end zone on the...

Brady & Manning Still Top Dogs On Gridiron

Four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning and his Denver Broncos face the New England Patriots led by two-time NFL MVP TOM BRADY on Sunday Night Football (8:30 PM ET, NBC) in Week 12. This marks the 14th meeting (including postseason) between the two All-Star quarterbacks. Brady owns a 9-4 career record against Manning.

MNF Preview: Panthers and Patriots Clash

The schedule makers got one right with this inter conference matchup between the New England Patriots(7-2) and Carolina Panthers(6-3) on Monday Night Football this week. New England has a two and a half game lead in the AFC East and can put a stranglehold on it with a win against the Panthers. Carolina badly needs a win against the Patriots to stay a game behind the New Orleans Saints...

Rams Coach Fisher weighs in on 'no-call' at end of Patriots loss

Bill Belichick wouldn’t comment on the controversial no-call from the end of the Patriots-Panthers game on Monday night, at risk of being fined by the league. Rams head coach Jeff Fisher faces no such penalty, giving him free reign to talk about the call during his Tuesday’s press conference. During his presser, Fisher was asked about the officials’ decision to pick up the...

Broncos Gain Control OF AFC West

On Sunday Night Football the Denver Broncos beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 27-17. With the win the Broncos and Chiefs are tied at 9-1 atop the AFC West. The two teams meet again during week 13 on December 1 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. This week the Broncos travel to New England for another go around between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. The Chiefs host the San Diego Chargers...
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