Found February 06, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
The 2012 season came to a shocking end for the New England Patriots with the loss in the AFC Championship game at home to the Baltimore Ravens. For Bill Belichick & Co. the bar is set astronomically high. Anything less than playing and winning the final game on the NFL calendar is deemed as a failure. Much like after the loss in Super Bowl 46 the immediate future looks pretty damn good for the Patriots... Read more

Wes Welker Has A Chance To Stay With The Patriots?

Mike Reiss of believes that the Patriots and wide receiver Wes Welker can work out a reasonable deal to keep the all-pro in New England. “If I had to project, I think two years at $16 million would be something the team might be agreeable to, but I would imagine that would fall short of Welker’s hopes,” Reiss wrote. Welker had the franchise tag placed on him...

Bill Belichick and Kobe Bryant are birds of a feather

Talk about an odd couple. Bill Belichick and Kobe Bryant both have championship pedigrees, and they share a lot of the similar experiences. However, they don’t seem like the pair to strike a conversation, but the pain of losing is universal.  Belichick approached him near the end of their Game 6 loss (a 131-92 loss) at the hands of the Celtics in the 2008 NBA Finals. “I’m...

Fighting for Wes Welker | Her Game Life

Fighting for Wes Welker | Her Game Life: There’s definitely an argument to be made for keeping...

Tom Brady's salary cap hit on Patriots upwards of $21 million

Tom Brady is arguably the best quarterback in the NFL, and he costs accordingly. Citing NFL salary documents, Tom E. Curran of CSNNE reported Thursday that Brady is "into the heavy part" of his September 2010 contract. How heavy? Brady's cap hit for the New England Patriots is $21.8 million in 2013, up from last year's hit of $8 million. The Patriots are likely...

Gronkowski lands on broken forearm after body slam

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is known to party hard and go all out in the offseason, but when he body slammed his friend at a Las Vegas nightclub and landed on his broken forearm,

Rob Gronkowski Partying Shirtless In Vegas, Falls On Broken Arm (Video)

Rob Gronkowski is the darling of Bill Belichick’s eye, but if he continues to conduct himself in the manner that he is, Gronk may not get that special attention anymore. Gronkowski does not follow the Patriot way and that irks some.  His behavior in Vegas may earn him a silent fine.  Four days after being photo partying shirtless in Baton Rouge, Gronkowski made his way to Vegas...

Patriots Early Favorites To Win 2014 Super Bowl

The Ravens just won Super Bowl XLVII two days ago, but that hasn’t stopped Vegas from releasing their first odds for the next year’s Super Bowl…and you’ll never guess who’s atop the rankings. Tom Brady, Bill Belichick & Co. are the early favorites for Super Bowl XLVIII, with the 49ers and Broncos right behind them. The Ravens are listed at 14/1 odds to repeat with another...

Report: Aaron Hernandez Moving to California in Offseason to Work Out With Tom Brady, Trainer Alex Guerrero

Aaron Hernandez clearly wants to take his game to the next level, and what better way to do that than to work with one of the all-time greatest quarterbacks in football history all year-round? According to Albert Breer, the tight end will be renting a place in or around Manhattan Beach, Calif., so that he can work out with Tom Brady and Brady’s personal trainer, Alex Guerrero....

Hernandez posting up in Cali to work out with Brady

BY NICK ST. DENISWatch out, Jets West. The New England Patriots are coming to town.Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, the most versatile player in New England's offense, will be headed to the left coast this offseason to work out with quarterback Tom Brady. (photo: Jack Newton, Flickr)NFL Network's Albert Breer reported Tuesday that Hernandez rented a place in Manhattan...

Tom Brady Told His Sister to ‘Move as Slow as Molasses’ With Now-Husband Kevin Youkilis

Tom Brady thinks of Kevin Youkilis as the brother he never had now, but the Patriots quarterback wasn’t always so supportive of his sister’s relationship with the new Yankee. “I had told him [ Brady], ‘I think I may go see him [Youkilis],’” Julie Brady-Youkilis told the YES Network. “And he [ Brady] goes, ‘If I were you, I’d move as slow as molasses.’ And I...

How Kobe Bryant & Bill Belichick ended up Friends

  Just going off of personalities, it would be easy to conclude that Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick would have little in-common. Bryant has never been known to hold his tongue  and Belichick is notoriously known for never having much to say. No way the two could ever end up friends… right? Not if you ask Kobe. Bryant was talking with...

10 Athletes Actually Worth the Money

As with any star player who leads their team to a championship, unsurprisingly, Joe Flacco and his agent believe that the QB should be the highest-paid signal-caller in the league. Forget the fact he’s not flashy who tosses for 5,000+ yards every year, or doesn’t have the charisma of guys like Tom Brady or Drew [...]

Talking NFL with the Paul Nanos Show on FOX Sports Radio 1410 (Audio)

I made an appearance on the Paul Nanos show on FOX Sports Radio 1410 in Hartford, Connecticut this morning and talked about the following topics: Joe Flacco’s contract Tom Brady’s future with the Patriots Ahmad Bradshaw’s future with the Giants Who’s more of a priority for the Giants, Cruz or Nicks? What will happen with Tim Tebow and the Jets   Need NFL Tickets? var...

Kobe Bryant Says Bill Belichick Encouraged Him After Finals Loss, Hopes Rob Gronkowski Comes Out for Celtics-Lakers

Kobe Bryant is clear about this: He does not like the Celtics, and he never wants to wear green. But that doesn’t mean he won’t get caught fraternizing with the enemy. Bryant showed an affinity for Boston sports in an interview with ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan before the Lakers got ready to play the Celtics on Thursday night. He shared the distaste he had for the Celtics when he...

Join Us Tonight On Route 4 Sports Podcast

Join @SportsProphet1 @TheHarrisonian and myself tonight from 7:00 - 9:00 pm EST on Route 4 Sports podcast.  The NFL season may be over but there's still plenty to talk about.  Here are some of the highlighted topics:Recap Super Bowl XLVIIGo over some of the highlights from 2012Debate Joe Flacco's status among the NFL's eliteKey free agent playersWhat each team needs...
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