Found January 30, 2012 on
Forget the rematch storyline for a second. As the Patriots and Giants gear up for Super Bowl XLVI, this game looks like a total toss-up, which is the most exciting aspect of all the hype. The two teams are evenly matched, and it would be surprising if the game was decided by more than one possession, which increases the importance of every single play. It should be a great game, and there's plenty of history on the line to add to the drama, as quarterbacks Tom Brady and Eli Manning and head coaches Bill Belichick and Tom Coughlin will continue...

Super Bowl: Giants' defense is eager to bother Tom Brady again

New York's defense has labeled Tom Brady as New England's "head dog." As for the bite, the Giants say they have one for him.

Wilfork gives Eli some Giant props

INDIANAPOLIS - Even the Patriots have appreciated Eli Manning’s play this season. And one of the Pats - big defensive tackle Vince Wilfork - has been so impressed by the Giants QB that he ranked Manning right alongside New England’s own QB star, Tom Brady.   “He’s probably one of the ...

NFL Super Bowl XLVI predictions & preview

The final game of the 2011-2012 NFL season is finally upon us as Super Bowl 46 is finally here. The two teams, the NFC Champion New York Football Giants and the AFC Champion New England Patriots meet again for the 2nd time in 5 years. Related posts: Previous champions who are contenders to win Super Bowl XLVI Super Bowl XLV Predictions & Preview – Inside the Wheelhouse Examining...

This Super Bowl rematch anything but trashy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hear what Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told the pep rally before leaving New England for the Super Bowl? He got `em riled up by saying he hoped to come back as a winner, greeted by an even larger crowd.Wait, don't yawn! Sure, it's not the most controversial ...

Bill Belichick praises athletic, in-shape Vince Wilfork

Vince Wilfork’s physique may not show it, but Patriots coach Bill Belichick says Wilfork is a great athlete who’s in great shape and one of the biggest reasons the Patriots are in the Super Bowl. At his press conference in Indianapolis today, Belichick praised Wilfork for making back-to-back big plays late in the fourth quarter…

Pats’ DT poses Giant threat to Eli & Co.

INDIANAPOLIS — Go ahead and tell Vince Wilfork he’s too fat and slow to be an every-down defensive lineman. Go ahead and do that, but do so at your own peril. You’ll be quickly reminded that without Wilfork the Patriots would not be in Indianapolis this week preparing to...

Giants' Baas fires back at Patriots' Wilfork

INDIANAPOLIS -- Giants center David Baas has heard quite enough about Vince Wilfork and the Patriots’ defensive line, thank you very much. The normally mild-mannered Baas let loose after getting one too many questions about Wilfork & Co. during Media Day at Super Bowl XLVI here yesterday, insisting he and his...

Cleaning out the tape recorder with more goodies from Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco

There were a few items left on the cutting room floor from my lengthy interview with Chad Ochocinco Friday, that appeared in yesterday’s paper. Even with a full page spread, some goodies got left out. But that’s why blogs come in handy. You don’t miss a beat, so here’s a few more from the Ocho file. Naturally, I asked him about Tom Brady, and if his impressions of him had...

More than 25,000 fans send the Patriots off to Indy for Super Bowl XLVI

Before the Patriots headed out to Indianapolis to begin the festivities leading up to Super Bowl XLVI, they went to Gillette Stadium for a send-off rally. I was flying when it happened but when I landed, I can’t deny that I was surprised. Turns out, 25,000 of you flocked to Gillette to send the team off, and this is a solid summation right here. Players and coaches took turns stepping...
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