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Thoughts from the Dark Side:
New England Patriots
The Patriots and Ravens played in a hotly contested AFC Championship. And the savior at the end of the game was none other than Raiders former undrafted free agent, Sterling Moore who batted down a sure ravens touchdown that would have given the Ravens the victory.
I was a strong supporter of Sterling Moore in Raider camp this offseason. So much so that the other members of the media mark whenever he has a big play by saying "There's your boy."Well, they have had several opportunities to mention "my boy" Sterling Moore of late as the rookie corner has been a dynamic addition to the Patriots secondary in recent weeks. Not only did he knock the ball out of Lee Evans' hands in the end zone that would have given the Ravens the win, but he defended the next pass as well which brought out the Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff to attempt a field goal that would send it to overtime. Cundiff missed the field goal to give the Patriots the victory.Moore's performan...
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Sterling Moore saved the New England Patriots. Forget Tom Brady and the explosive offense. When all was said and done it was Moore whose hand knocked the ball free from Baltimore Ravens Lee Evans saving the go-ahead touchdown. The score would have given the Ravens the lead and instead they settled for a Billy Cundiff missed field goal. Moore was originally signed by the Oakland Raiders...
FOXBORO, Mass. -- It's been a season of highs and lows for Patriots cornerback Sterling Moore. When it mattered most on Sunday, in the AFC Championship game, Moore was able to turn the lowest of lows into the highest of highs. Moore broke up the potential game-winning touchdown when he was able to make a desperation play and knock a sure score out of the hands of Lee Evans. Two...
The hero of last night’s Patriots win over the Ravens was DB Sterling Moore. He deflected a pass intended for WR Lee Evans in the end zone, staving off defeat. Now, the rookie former practice squad player is headed to the Super Bowl.
No big deal. He’s been there before. Um, kinda.
“I was in the stands last year,” Moore said. “I sat way high up there and I was given the...
Yep, I can't believe he missed it either.
Billy Cundiff missed a 32-yard field goal in the closing seconds of Sunday’s AFC Championship game to put the New England Patriots back into Super Bowl with a 23-20 victory.
In a season rarity, the Patriots defense bailed out Tom Brady and the offense throughout the game and late in the fourth quarter.
As Baltimore closed in on a...
The unlikely hero of the Patriots’ victory against the Ravens was safety Sterling Moore, who was released by New England earlier this season.
Every season, it seems fans finger point at a particular play where they say that is why they loss. As the Baltimore Ravens get ready to head back to Baltimore to prepare for the off-season, it seems their fans can point at many different plays where things could have turned out differently. If the Ravens had just beat one of the teams they loss to, this game could have been played...
Each time I see the replay of Sterling Moore knocking the ball away from Lee Evans I can’t believe that the rookie with only a few games of NFL experience had the presence of mind to make that play. But thank God he did because when you combine that with just an awful field goal attempt by Baltimore it sent the Patriots to Super Bowl XLVI.
I say that whole attempt was bad...
Billy Cundiff came up small at the most critical time for the Ravens while Sterling Moore of the Patriots should be credited for his play against Lee Evans. (NBC Sports)
A drop and a hook ended the Baltimore Ravens' shot at the Super Bowl. Lee Evans was clutching Joe Flacco's pass and a victory in his hands in the right corner of the end zone. But Sterling Moore knocked the ball away with 22 seconds left. Two plays later, Billy Cundiff pushed his potential tying 32-yard field goal attempt to the left with 11 seconds to go, and the New England Patriots...
The Patriots and Ravens are going at it on the Gillette Stadium field, and the AFC Championship game has begun. Thus far, it has been like we thought. The Patriots began with a stop on defense, holding the Ravens to a short gain on first down, then asking Joe Flacco to beat them.
He didn’t the first time around. The only alteration of significance was that the sub defense, Devin...
Patriots starting cornerback Kyle Arrington is hurt, and his absence has shown up right away in the Patriots secondary. Arrington’s replacement Sterling Moore missed a tackle that led directly to a 29-yard touchdown by Torrey Smith. The Ravens lead 17-16 late in the third quarter. The Patriots are using guys like Moore, Antuan Molden, and…