Super Bowl XLIX: Profiling the Head Coaches

Two titans of the NFL’s coaching ranks could not be more different at their base. Pete Carroll—the Seattle Seahawks’ skipper, exudes self-confidence one would expect when encountering a youth from San Francisco—with a smile that hides the 63 years of life around the most world’s most-physical game. On the other sideline, a seasoned veteran of eight Super Bowls will stand...
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New England Patriots: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

It was the end of a grueling and disappointing season for the New England Patriots, who clawed their way to the AFC Championship only to fall victim to the Denver Broncos. We all knew they had serious deficiencies that showed in a big way in that contest.And in short order, Bill Belichick took care of the biggest problem by snatching Darrelle Revis from the waiver wire before anybody...
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Patriots At Full Strength, Finding Routine In First Practice In Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz. — The New England Patriots conducted their first practice since arriving in Arizona for Super Bowl XLIX, a two-hour session on Wednesday that coach Bill Belichick saw as significant for getting his team back on a regular schedule following two days without practices. “This Wednesday is kind of like a regular Wednesday, tomorrow will be...
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5 Best Prop Bets for Super Bowl XLIX

An American tradition as synonymous with football as the Super Bowl itself, is sports gambling. The Las Vegas odds-makers pine over Super Bowl weekend like a drunk before Mardi Gras, as it is not only the NFL’s largest yearly ‘expose but theirs as well. An opportunity to showcase the best the betting world has to offer has led to the creation of the prop bets. An annual occurrence...
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Vince Wilfork: Bill Belichick has “a little soft heart”

In the NFL, you’re almost as likely to see a flying pig as a Bill Belichick smile. He’s made an entire career out of mumbling incoherent, dry answers to the media, while keeping the dullest expression possible firmly tattooed on his face. But, according to Vince Wilfork, the old guy is apparently getting soft. “Yeah, I’ve seen the difference in Bill in the 11 years that I...
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Report: NFL investigators to consult physicist on Deflategate

  Bill Belichick said it himself: He isn’t the Mona Lisa Vito of deflated footballs. But an Ivy League physicist probably is pretty close.   Apparently that’s the thinking of the NFL-appointed investigators looking into the New England Patriots’ DeflateGate controversy, as they have reached out to the Columbia University physics department for help in understanding...
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NFL Analysis: New England Patriots’ Moneyball Style Backfield

LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts of the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The New England Patriots’ backfield is a spectacle. The very makeup of it is a testament to Bill Belichick’s football genius. From top...
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Bill Belichick: Rob Gronkowski Appreciates Football More After Injuries

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Hey, did you hear Rob Gronkowski is healthy? One of the biggest storylines of Super Bowl XLIX wouldn’t be one for most other NFL players. The New England Patriots tight end has dealt with so many injuries in his career, however, that a fully-healthy playoff run is an anomaly. Gronkowski was a shell of himself in Super Bowl XLVI, when the Patriots lost 21-17...
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New York Daily News: 12 Footballs Can Be Deflated In 40 Seconds

DeflateGate is bringing out the scientist in everyone. After Bill Belichick dropped some air pressure knowledge during his press conference to explain the under-inflated footballs, real scientists Bill Nye, The Science Guy and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson came out and debunked his theory. Now, the guys over at the New York Daily News are getting in on the fun. In light of...
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Jake Plummer: I probably did some illegal things to footballs

Former NFL quarterback Jake Plummer admitted on The DA Show Wednesday that he broke a few rules with the football’s in his playing days. “I’d grab them sometimes and rub them on the grass,” Plummer said of his game balls. “Just kind of get a little dirt, a little natural compound on it, just to ease my mind. It might not have made a difference, but that was actually...
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UFC 183 Nick Diaz Promo Pokes Fun At Patriot’s Bill Belichick

A new unofficial, tongue-in-cheek viral promo for this weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas has emerged that ties in nicely with a recent ‘deflategate’ controversy in the NFL. In the promo old footage of Diaz ranting about ‘wolf tickets’ is spliced with a recent press conference with the New England Patriot’s coach Bill Belichick defending himself against accusations...
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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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Bill Belichick says Mark Bavaro worthy of Hall of Fame

Bill Belichick might have the best tight end in the NFL right now in Rob Gronkowski but, it was another brutish tight end that the Patriots coach made his bones with and still hasn't forgotten: Mark Bavaro. At Tuesday's Media Day session, Belichick reminisced about being the Giants' defensive coordinator when Bavaro played for the Giants and helped the team to Super Bowl victories...
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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...
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Jerod Mayo's Daughter Gets the Heart of Bill Belichick With Question About Stuffed Animals

Of all the questions at Super Bowl Media Day Tuesday there was only one that really got to the heart of anything and told fans something. It wasn't asked by a seasoned reporter and it certainly wasn't the kind of question you would have expected to hear, but the answer the recipient of the question gave truly said something about that person.The question came from Patriots linebacker...
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Belichick and The Beast talk but don't say much at Media Day

PHOENIX (AP) Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch knew he had to talk. It didn't mean he had to say anything. So, in essence, he didn't. And now, onto our regularly scheduled Super Bowl Media Day, where the players and coaches are window dressing, and it's really more about who's asking the questions. There was Barrel Boy. A pair of buck-toothed sock puppets. A guy sporting a purple...
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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...
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Bill Belichick Rolled With Jeans And Flip Flops On Media Day

BIll Belichick wore jeans and flip flops to Tuesday's media day, further proving that he was the coolest guy in the room.
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Dave Portnoy to Bill Belichick: I’ll murder someone for you (Video)

We all know that Super Bowl Media Day brings about some absolutely absurd questions for coaches and players. Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy has already taken the cake this year. After asking Belichick if he remembers the time the two met in Nantucket, Mass., Portnoy told the New England Patriots coach that he will murder...Read More
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Bill Belichick Reveals Love For Monkey Puppets At Super Bowl Media Day

Bill Belichick lets his hair down when he wants to. The New England Patriots head coach showed his kinder, gentler side Tuesday at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day in Phoenix when asked about stuffed animals by linebacker Jerod Mayo’s daughter, Chya. “What stuffed animals do I like?” Belichick responded with a smile. “I like, like, a little puppet. You can kind of put your fingers...
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Gronk Wants To Spike The Ball Between Your Butt Cheeks

Well, the Super Bowl 2015 Media Day has already turned into the media circus we wanted it to be. First you’ve got some crackpot telling Bill Belichick he can murder Goodell if he wants to, and now you’ve got Gronk reading sections of erotic novel A Gronking To Remember. Specifically the part about spiking the ball between a woman’s butt cheeks.   If you don’t think Rob...
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Bill Belichick Rocks Flip-Flops At Super Bowl XLIX Media Day (Photos)

This embed is invalid" /> Bill Belichick found the perfect complement to his hoodie. Belichick took casual to another level at Tuesday’s Super Bowl XLIX Media Day in Phoenix. The New England Patriots head coach supplemented his typical hooded sweatshirt with an interesting choice of footwear. Bill Belichick wears flips flops to media day http:/...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy Takes On Bill Belichick And Deflate-Gate For Funny Or Die

Bill Nye The Science Guy Tackles DeflateGate from Funny Or Die In a bit for Funny or Die, Bill Nye the Science Guy decided to test the Patriots claims that the footballs used in Deflate-gate were caused by natural weather conditions by exposing some properly inflated footballs in a 51 degree fridge. In between the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Bill Belichick Doesn’t Monkey Around With His Favorite Stuffed Animal

Bill Belichick discussing his favorite stuffed animal was one of the highlights of Super Bowl XLIX media day.
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Super Bowl Media Day: Bill Belichick gets asked if he needs anyone murdered

Bill Belichick let his hair down a bit at NFL Media Day at the Super Bowl on Tuesday. There were a few "we're focused on Seattle" responses, there seemed to be one question he couldn't quite resist. In addition, he was made an offer he might not be able to refuse. One reporter asked Belichick if he needed "anyone murdered." We know Deflategate has taken over the media cycle, but...
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