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Tom Brady battling lingering cold

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Wednesday that he battling a cold, but believes he will be 100 percent for Sunday’s Super Bowl. “I’ve had it for four or five days,” Brady said, via “My kids got sick and my wife is pretty sick right now. I brought it unfortunately to Phoenix but I’ll be fine. I’ll be good...
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OC Josh McDaniels will play it safe with Richard Sherman, but won't avoid him altogether

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is well aware of the challenge that comes in facing the Seattle Seahawks' vaunted secondary - especially the man a lot of teams simply just don't throw to. Cornerback Richard Sherman's reutation proceeds itself on the field, but while McDaniels will play it safe with No. 25, he's not going to flat outavoid him all game...
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Doug Baldwin bringing 'sunblock, my shades, and a hat' to Revis Island

Super Bowl Media Day, as usual, provided many instances of bulltein board material for both the Patriots and Seahawks. Seattle receiver Doug Baldwin, who has already been on quite a verbal tear, took on the subject of facing the Patriots secondary, let by old teammate Brandon Browner and Darrelle Revis. "I'm excited about it," Baldwin said, per's Kevin Patra. "Anytime...
Via 60 Max Power O
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Watch reporter deflate 12 footballs in 40 seconds (Video)

The most recent report in the "DeflateGate" scandal reveals that a video exists allegedly showing a New England Patriots locker room attendant taking the team's 12 game balls into the bathroom for 90 seconds prior to the AFC Championship game. This would seem to be the only timeframe where a Patriots employee could have deflated the 12 footballs, but many wonder if that would even...
Via Holdout Sports
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Bill Belichick: No NFL coach I respect more than Pete Carroll

On this day, 15 years ago, Robert Kraft hired Bill Belichick to succeed Pete Carroll and become the new head coach of the New England Patriots. The move completely resurrected the Patriots franchise. Belichick has delivered three Super Bowl wins and won 12 division titles during his tenure thus far. And the Patriots are currently one win away from winning their fourth championship...
Via The Sports Daily
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Rob Gronkowski's party bus headed to Super Bowl

Good news, everyone. The Gronkowski family party bus is on its way to Glendale, Ariz.   New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski stole the show at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday by singing Katy Perry and reading from the erotic fiction novel he inspired, but he also gave some important information about his famous party bus. “It’€™s on its way down right now,” Gronkowski said...
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Gronk reads erotica, sings Katy Perry at SB Media Day

Super Bowl XLIX Media Day got off to a slow start, and then New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski took the podium. That’s when the fun began. Gronkowski entertained reporters and fans from start to finish. No one expected him to read a line from the erotic novel, A Gronking to Remember, but that’s exactly what he did. “In front of the entire country, Gronk’s spikes...
Via The Sports Daily
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Reporter Asks Bill Belichick If He Needs Anyone Murdered

The National Football League has done a tremendous job creating hype for an event, the Super Bowl, that doesn’t really need a lot of hype. Media Day is a prime example of this. It can range from being entertaining and fun to downright ridiculous. In his meet and greet with the media on Tuesday, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had to answer a question that was literally...
Via Sportsnaut
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Tom Brady looks like he combed his hair with caramel apple at SB Media Day (pic)

Tom Brady arguably is on the forefront when it come to NFL players with the greatest sense of style. Being married to an über-supermodel certainly doesn’t hurt his prospects at being identified as one of football’s “beautiful people” and top-notch “fashionisto.” But it certainly seems like the New England Patriots quarterback takes his public image...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Vine: Patriots TE, Arizona Alum Rob Gronkowski Sings UA Fight Song At Super Bowl Media Day

Today is Super Bowl Media Day in Glendale, Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX. There’s a horde of journalists and other “media” assembled to speak with the players and coaches, and given the wide-ranging reporting angles taking by those asking questions, some atypical topics get covered and some funny exchanges get produced. Take New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski...
Via College Spun
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One of Tom Brady's ‘treats’ is avocado ice cream

The biggest storyline emerging from a lengthy profile of Tom Brady in The New York Times Magazine by self-professed New England Patriots fan Mark Leibovich revolves around Brady’s father saying he believes his son’s time with the Patriots “will end badly.” Entitled, “Tom Brady Can’t Stop,” the writeup also features several other interesting stories, assorted...Read...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Patriots will win the Super Bowl

One way or the other, history will be made when the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks meet in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday. Either Bill...
Via Athlon Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons fires a shot at ESPN colleague Ray Lewis

You know how this one sets up. Boston Sports Guy Bill Simmons is a huge Patriots fan.  ESPN analyst and former Ravens LB Ray Lewis has been smack talking the Patriots throughout the postseason and even said the team deserved an asterisk for cheating.  So inevitably, Bill Simmons would tweet out a shot at Ray Lewis and start another firestorm of ESPN on ESPN violence.  Thankfully...
Via Awful Announcing
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Bill Belichick’s Super Bowl Calendar for 1/27/15 Revealed!

Bill Belichick is one busy dude.  It’s the week of the biggest sporting event of the year and he’s got balls to discuss, asses to kick, and emotions to try to overcome.  Alright, so that last one was definitely a lie.  But he’s definitely got the other two parts of that statement. So what does [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post Bill Belichick’s Super...
Via No Coast Bias
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Jerry Rice: Asterisk needed if Patriots win Super Bowl

Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice is the latest former NFL player to come out and question whether a potential New England Patriots victory in Super Bowl XLIX would be legitimate. “I think you have to really put an asterisk on it (a Super Bowl win), because this is going to follow them, you know, for the rest of their lives, because when you look at it, when people go back...
Via Sportsnaut
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Fire alarm at Patriots' hotel goes off early Tuesday morning

It will be understandable if some members of the New England Patriots are a bit grumpy during Tuesday’s Super Bowl Media Day, and it will have nothing to do with the endless barrage of questions about Deflategate they undoubtedly will be forced to endure. The Patriots, along with any other guests staying at their team...Read More The post Fire alarm at Patriots’ hotel goes off...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman is not pleased with Roger Goodell

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is the most outspoken player in the National Football League. The All-Pro and Stanford graduate has plenty of thoughts on DeflateGate, commissioner Roger Goodell and the New England Patriots, whom he will face in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday. When asked at an introductory press conference about the scandal, Sherman blasted New England...
Via Awful Announcing
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Report: NFL approved under-inflated balls from Patriots

Many have questioned the role of the officials in Deflategate, and rightfully so. A huge part of the NFL’s investigation will be determining if the New England Patriots’ game balls were tested, approved and then had air taken out of them. According to one Boston sports radio station, only some of that happened. 98.5 The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Petition to remove Pats from Super Bowl has 40K+ signatures

Here we are, less than a week from the Super Bowl, and there are still those who feel the New England Patriots should be removed from the big game.   More than 40,000 people, in fact, feel so strongly that they took the time to sign an online petition to get New England out of the Super Bowl for its alleged role in the ongoing DeflateGate saga. The petition’s title reads ...
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As Patriots prepare, it's easy to forget about Hernandez

On Thursday, the New England Patriots will participate in their second-to-last full practice in advance of Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix. And while they do that, the murder trial will begin for a man who played a key role in helping them win playoff games only two years ago. But what’s most amazing about the fact that the beginning of Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial coincides...
Via This Given Sunday
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Report: Pats employee taking footballs into bathroom on video

This is getting stranger by the moment. According to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, the New England Patriots employee that is said to be a person of interest in the entire Deflate-gate scandal is shown on video taking 24 balls (12 from the Colts and 12 from the Patriots) into a stadium bathroom for 90 seconds before reappearing on camera. Here’s some of the report. First...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft wants apology from NFL if nothing found

Robert Kraft usually sits up in the owner’s box and enjoys watching his team win football games, leaving the coaching, playing and media responsibilities to his employees. But, on Monday, Kraft decided to face the media straight on to defend his franchise against the “deflategate” controversy. “If the Wells investigation is not able to definitively...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Isn’t Buying Bill Belichick’s Explanation For Deflate-Gate

Deflate-gate is the gift that keeps on giving. On Saturday, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick decided to hold a press conference where he unequivocally stated that the Patriots had no hand in purposefully deflating footballs in the AFC Championship Game. Belichick stated that the balls were rubbed down prior to inspection and that Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Brady's dad: QB's relationship with Pats 'will end badly'

  New England Patriots fans know that there’ll be a day when Tom Brady isn’t the team’s quarterback, but when and how he’ll go isn’t something that people think about often.   With the careers of former Patriots stars like Randy Moss in mind, Mark Leibovich tried to tackle this question in a New York Times Magazine profile of the quarterback. Leibovich asked...
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Report: NFL has potential video evidence with Deflategate

Deflategate won’t be dying down anytime soon. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports is reporting that the NFL claims to have a video of a Patriots locker room attendant taking balls from the officials’ locker room into another area of the team’s facility before bringing them onto the field for the AFC Championship Game. “Sources tell...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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