Found January 28, 2012 on
It's been four years since the Giants handed Tom Brady and the Patriots a colossal upset loss in Super Bowl XLII. Despite most of the guys in the Pats' locker room playing dumb, that game (and the pain that goes with it) is still pretty fresh in the minds of most New England fans. On Feb. 5, the Patriots have a chance to redeem themselves. Brady has said he hopes to have the best game he's every played. Bill Belichick is not the kind to lose twice to the same opponent. All the stars seem to have aligned for this...

Brady on Super Bowl loss to Giants four years ago: "I don't think anyone thought we'd lose that game"

By Brian MacPhersonINDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Brady knows he can't escape the shadow of the Patriots' loss to the New York Giants in the Super Bowl four years ago. As much as some Patriots want to live in the present rather than the past -- "That was four years ago. Next question," offensive guard Logan Mankins said late last week -- the previous meeting between the Giants...

Eli Manning praised by Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Brady calls Manning a 'great quarterback'

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.

Brady doesn’t want to talk about promise to Kraft

There is an oft-repeated story about Tom Brady’s rookie season in New England.  Brady was about to introduce himself to owner Robert Kraft when Kraft beat him to the punch. Brady’s response: “Drafting me was the best decision this franchise has ever made.” Brady made a similar promise to Kraft in the wake of the AFC…

Jints look to tight-en up on Pats’ duo

The last time the Giants tangled with the Patriot, Tom Brady tossed two touchdown passes. Both went to tight ends, which is no great surprise. Rob Gronkowski caught eight passes for 101 yards and Aaron Hernandez caught four for 35. Both found their way into the end zone. The Giants...

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...

Dynasty TE Rankings

// GRONK SMASH T... 1. Rob Gronkowski NE, 23 years old Gronk will smash anything in his way with his special blend of size and speed.  As long as Tom Brady is at QB, Gronk will be at the top of the heap. 2. Jimmy Graham NO, 25 years old This freakish talent has only scratched the surface of his talent and as long as Brees is around the sky is the limit. 3. Vernon Davis SF...

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...

Meet One Of The Biggest Losers Of Super Bowl XLVI

Super Bowl XLVI remains just under two weeks away but it is rather clear that one man will be a resounding loser in the court of public opinion in the days, weeks, and months to follow the festivities in Indianapolis. Once upon a time in a galaxy not so far away, some people considered Peyton Manning to be the greatest quarterback of all-time. However, once the confetti settles...
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