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Five Super Bowl Week controversies that made no difference in the game

With less than a week to go before Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz., surely we must all be tired of talking about the big game — wait, that can't be right because we've hardly discussed the game at all. Instead, it's been nothing but balls and bladders and deflation and pressure. Technically, this is about football, but it also definitely not football. There's been little talk...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bledsoe not happy about other QBs trashing Brady

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady doesn’t have much support out there among former NFL quarterbacks when it comes to accusations that he had involvement in deflating the footballs used in the conference championship game. However, former quarterback Drew Bledsoe, who spent nine years as a Patriots’ quarterback and is a friend of Brady’s, is appalled at the way...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Bledsoe 'frustrated' ex-NFL QBs ripped Tom Brady over Deflategate

Drew Bledsoe heard what Troy Aikman said. He heard what Mark Brunell said. But Bledsoe also knows Tom Brady -- perhaps better than most -- and believes those former NFL quarterbacks are dead wrong about the New England Patriots signal-caller's alleged involvement in the DeflateGate controversy. "I was really frustrated," Bledsoe told Boston.com in an exclusive Friday night interview...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Bledsoe ‘Frustrated’ Ex-NFL QBs Ripped Tom Brady Over DeflateGate

Drew Bledsoe heard what Troy Aikman said. He heard what Mark Brunell said. But Bledsoe also knows Tom Brady — perhaps better than most — and believes those former NFL quarterbacks are dead wrong about the New England Patriots signal-caller’s alleged involvement in the DeflateGate controversy. “I was really frustrated,” Bledsoe told Boston.com...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Bledsoe: Patriots’ ‘DeflateGate’ Controversy ‘Seems Kind Of Silly’

This embed is invalid" /> Drew Bledsoe, like many other former NFL quarterbacks, has an opinion on “DeflateGate.” Bledsoe, who played for the New England Patriots from 1993 to 2001, isn’t sure whether his former team intentionally deflated footballs for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts or engaged in any wrongdoing...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Bledsoe: Bill Belichick, Pete Carroll ‘Very Similar’ Despite Reputations

Fans see Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll on the sideline and assume the two coaches couldn’t be more different. The former is sour and grouchy, while the latter looks loose and happy-go-lucky. Appearances can be deceiving, former NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe warns. The retired signal-caller, who played under both Belichick and Carroll with the New England...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts vs. Patriots: AFC Championship Game Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The rosters may have changed some but the rivalry between the Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots for the right to call themselves AFC Champions remains unchanged. On Sunday these two franchises meet again when the Colts (11-5) travel to take on the Patriots (12-4). The Colts are 5-3 on the road this season while the Patriots were 7-1 at home. The winner of this game...
Via Tireball.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC title game is becoming old hat for the Patriots

Every AFC team except the Houston Texans has played in an AFC Championship Game at least once. The Seattle Seahawks, who have been members in both the AFC and the NFC, hold the distinction of appearing in both conference title games. The Pittsburgh Steelers have the most appearances in the AFC Championship Game at 15.5. January 12, 1986 New England 31 Miami 14 Glen Farley, Brockton...
Via Patriots Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts vs. Patriots: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for AFC Championship Game

The rosters may have changed some but the rivalry between the Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots for the right to call themselves AFC Champions remains unchanged. On Sunday these two franchises meet again when the Colts (11-5) travel to take on the Patriots (12-4). The Colts are 5-3 on the road this season while the Patriots were 7-1 at home. The winner of this game...
Via Tireball.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady makes Top 5 comeback list difficult

5. January 19, 2002 New England 16 Oakland 13 (OT) "The quarterback's arm . . . was coming forward . . . " - The Tuck RuleESPN:A relentless snowfall with swirling winds. Somehow, in his first NFL postseason start, Patriots' second-year quarterback Tom Brady -- who took over for injured veteran Drew Bledsoe earlier in the season -- throws nine consecutive completions to take the Patriots...
Via Patriots Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mail-it-in Friday: Lions Nation is still upset ... like, really upset

It's the best time of the year! We're a day away from the start of the NFL postseason's divisional round and while everything should be all steaks and sizzle, some of us are are dragging us down. Some us are still living in the past. I'm looking at you, Detroit Lions fans. I should be taking your emails and tweets about the upcoming matchups, but instead we're stuck listening to...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Buffalo Bills' games are memorable

5. September 7, 2003 Buffalo 31 New England 0 “Let me be clear about this. They hate their coach.” -Tom Jackson, September 14, 2003, on Bill BelichickESPN:"It feels good," said Milloy. "But it feels good in a positive way, not in a personal vendetta way. I could be sitting up here and throwing out names and sticking it to them, but they know."Milloy made a big impact as a starter...
Via Patriots Life
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Tom Brady's AFC East championship shirt proves he's a boss

The Patriots have won the AFC East so many times with Tom Brady as their quarterback they have needed to come up with shirts that don't just say "division champs" anymore. After winning their sixth straight division title on Sunday, Brady had this bad boy on in the locker room: It would have been cooler if owner Robert Kraft had one on, too, but that doesn't take away from Brady...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

VINE: Tom Brady’s Electric 17-Yard Run Against Dolphins

A lot of commentary this morning about Tom Brady’s 17-yard first down run last night is comical. From Julian Edelman to Drew Bledsoe (who was in attendance yesterday), people are joking about how slow Brady looked. For a 37-year old quarterback who has never been particularly mobile, it’s of course, all in good fun. Aside from the good natured rubs though, the run and especially...
Via The Awesome Boston
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

TWEET OF THE GAME: The New England Patriots enjoy their 6th straight AFC East title

For as easy as the Patriots make it look year after year, a lot of hard work goes into winning a division. The fact that New England has done it six straight years is extremely impressive, even with Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. And the Pats enjoyed the victory: Congrats to the AFC East Champs! These guys are special. pic.twitter.com/tktZyPYObz — Drew Bledsoe (@DrewBledsoe) December...
Via cover32 - Patriots
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hat & T-Shirt Time

Photo: (L-R) Akeem Ayers, Zach Moore and Darius Fleming display their AFC East championship gear. pic.twitter.com/Si6orerm3u — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) December 14, 2014 AFC East Champs!! Love this team #PatsRuntheEast pic.twitter.com/rRbwenMd1v — Logan Ryan (@RealLoganRyan) December 14, 2014 @Edelman11 wearing the number proud. Well done man. Congrats on another AFC East...
Via Foxboro Blog
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants-Jaguars Capsule

NEW YORK GIANTS (3-8) vs JACKSONVILLE (1-10) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Giants by 1 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD -New York 4-7, Jacksonville 3-8 SERIES RECORD - Giants lead 3-2 LAST MEETING - Giants beat Jaguars beat 24-20, Nov. 28, 2010 LAST WEEK - Giants lost to Cowboys 31-28; Jaguars lost to Colts 23-3 AP PRO32 RANKING - Giants No. 25, Jaguars No. 32 GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things you've forgotten about Dallas-Miami's epic 1993 'snow bowl'

It's an afternoon that no football fan will ever forget: Thanksgiving day, Dallas, 1993.  It was 21 years ago today that we saw maybe the most dramatic ending to a Turkey Day game broadcast on national television. Dolphins kicker Pete Stoyanovich lines up for a game-winning 41-yard field goal, down 14-13 and just a few seconds on the clock. The Cowboys block the kick. The ball...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Start ‘Em and Sit ‘Em, Week 10: Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch

When a starting quarterback goes down for a team, it's usually catastrophic.  Sure, you'll have your Kurt Warner/Trent Green and Tom Brady/Drew Bledsoe stories, but more often than naught, it means a big blow to the team.  That's not the case for the Philadelphia Eagles.  Sure, no one wants to see anyone get hurt, but this is fantasy, baby.  It happens, and you look for the new...
Via Razzball Football
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Why is Tom Brady the Best Quarterback Ever?

Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots has been one of the most iconic sports figures of the 21st century. He has gone from being the 199th pick in the 2001 NFL Draft out of the University of Michigan, to being arguably the best quarterback to ever play the game.Tom Brady was drafted by the Patriots in 2000 and was brought into New England to be nothing more than the backup...
Via Football Nation
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Bledsoe Was First Choice For ‘There’s Something About Mary’ Cameo

Brett Favre had a memorable cameo in the 1998 movie “There’s Something About Mary,” but he wasn’t supposed to. The then-Green Bay Packers star quarterback was actually directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly’s third choice for the role of Cameron Diaz’s ex-boyfriend. The Farrelly Brothers, who are huge New England Patriots fans, had a different quarterback in mind. “Our...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Favre was third choice for role in 'There's Something About Mary'

Brett Favre was not supposed to be in "There's Something About Mary." The Farrelly Brothers, who wrote and directed the 1998 comedy hit,  told Rich Eisen of "The Rich Eisen Show" on Tuesday that Drew Bledsoe was supposed to get the role of Cameron Diaz's boyfriend. However, Bledsoe was in some hot water with the Patriots because he had just hurt his neck while partaking in a mosh...
Via Fox Sports
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno vs. the volcano? Drew Bledsoe: Playing QB for Jets like being sacrificial 'virgin'

Mark Sanchez will have the chance to revive his career Sunday, which is a big step up from being a sacrificial virgin. For the record, those last words are Drew Bledsoe’s, not ours. The former New England Patriots quarterback went on ESPN Radio on Tuesday and had some interesting comments when it came to Sanchez, who spent five up-and-down seasons with the New York Jets. “You...
Via Fox Sports
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Bledsoe: Playing QB For Jets Is Like Being “Sacrificial Virgin”

I never looked at it this way, but does Drew Bledsoe have a point? Mark Sanchez helped lead the Jets to back-to-back AFC title game appearances in his first two seasons. Then it all fell apart. Is the quarterback position for that franchise cursed? Former NFL gunslinger Drew Bledsoe believes that being a Jets signal caller is the ultimate sacrifice. Bledsoe told Colin Cowherd that...
Via Thacover2
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Bledsoe: Playing QB For Jets Is Like Being Sacrificial Virgin

Mark Sanchez will get the chance to revive his career Sunday, which is a big step up from being a sacrificial virgin. For the record, those last words are Drew Bledsoe’s, not ours. The former New England Patriots quarterback went on ESPN Radio with Colin Cowherd on Tuesday and had some interesting comments when it came to Sanchez, who spent five up-and-down seasons with the New...
Via NESN.com
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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