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Report: Patriots view bitter John Harbaugh responsible for starting Deflategate

The New England Patriots are trying to prepare for one of the biggest games in franchise history, but they’re stuck having to think about football air pressure and how they prepare their balls for each game. Patriots coach Bill Belichick has addressed the “Deflategate” controversy twice and quarterback Tom Brady has spent over 30 minutes telling the world that he would never...
Via Sports-Glory
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Patriots followed every rule

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick held a press conference Saturday to inform the public of his internal findings into the “Deflategate” controversy. Belichick said with 100 percent certainty that the Patriots “followed every rule” in preparing their footballs for last Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. “At no time was there any...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gronk on Seahawks trashing talking: It may tick me off

Seahawks corner back Jeremy Lane said Thursday that he doesn't think Rob Gronkowski is that good. How did the Patriots tight end respond on Friday? In typical Patriots fashion, Gronk refused to fire back and give Seattle any bulletin board material. "Everyone is entitled to their own opinion," Gronkowski said. "... I just gotta keep working hard at practice, keep bringing it at practice...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski’s Love Of Football Defined By Big Hits More Than Touchdowns

This embed is invalid" /> FOXBORO, Mass. — Every football player dreams of scoring touchdowns. But for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, there’s nothing quite like good, hard, bone-crushing hit. Hitting was what turned Gronkowski on to football in the first place, he explained to a throng of media members before Friday’s practice, fondly recalling...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks CB Jeremy Lane: Rob Gronkowski Isn’t ‘That Good’

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane has really put his foot in his mouth. With just over a week ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, Lane said that New England Patriots star tight end isn’t “that good.” “He’s OK,” Lane conceded, via the Seattle Times. “But he does have a big body, and from what I’ve seen on tape, he don’t like your hands being put on him. So if we put...
Via Gridiron Grit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL issues statement on underinflated footballs investigation

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has released a statement on the investigation of the footballs used in last Sunday’s AFC title game. “Our office has been conducting an investigation as to whether the footballs used in last Sunday’s AFC Championship Game complied with the specifications that are set forth in the playing rules. The investigation began based on information...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Can’t Notice Deflation In Footballs, Only Basketballs

This embed is invalid" /> FOXBORO, Mass. — Like most New England Patriots players in attendance Friday, Rob Gronkowski really did not want to talk about DeflateGate. But the tight end’s responses at least proved to be entertaining. “It was a little wet last (game),” Gronkowski said with a smirk when asked if he noticed anything off about the footballs...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski blows off Seahawks cornerback's slight

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jeremy Lane made headlines Thursday by declaring that New England Patriots All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski actually isn’t all that good. Gronkowski had a chance to send a zinger back the Seattle Seahawks cornerback’s way when he spoke with reporters Friday, but he instead responded in typical Patriots fashion. “Everyone’s entitled to their own opinion...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Starters in Super Bowl 49

Below is a ranking of all the starters in the Super Bowl. Kickers and punters are included. Interesting to note that the Patriots have four players in the top 10 and the Seahawks have six. Of those guys, five of the six Seahawks are defensive players and the Patriots have a better balance of two on each side of the ball. 1. Tom Brady, QB, Patriots After a down year last year he was...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Jeremy Lane Trolled On Twitter After Rob Gronkowski Comments

After Thursday’s events, we all could use a bit of comic relief. Jeremy Lane and the wonderful world of Twitter were happy to oblige. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback raised a lot of eyebrows while discussing Super Bowl XLIX on Thursday with his bold claim that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski isn’t that good. As in, the Rob Gronkowski who...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle CB Lane doesn't worry about Gronkowski

RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Seattle Seahawks nickel cornerback Jeremy Lane said Thursday he doesn't think New England All-Pro Rob Gronkowski is that good and being physical with the tight end is important. Asked what he thinks makes Gronkowski so good, Lane paused. "I actually don't think he's that good. He's OK. He does have a big body," Lane said. "From what I've seen on tape, he doesn...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle CB Lane doesn't worry about Gronkowski

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Seattle Seahawks nickel cornerback Jeremy Lane said Thursday he doesn't think New England All-Pro Rob Gronkowski is that good and being physical with the tight end is important. Asked what he thinks makes Gronkowski so good, Lane paused. ''I actually don't think he's that good. He's OK. He does have a big body,'' Lane said. ''From what I've seen on tape, he doesn...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle CB Lane doesn't worry about Gronkowski

RENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks nickel cornerback Jeremy Lane said Thursday he doesn't think New England All-Pro Rob Gronkowski is that good and being physical with the tight end is important. Asked what he thinks makes Gronkowski so good, Lane paused. ''I actually don't think he's that good. He's OK. He does have a big body,'' Lane said. ''From what I've seen on tape, he doesn...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Isn’t That Good, According To Seahawks’ Jeremy Lane

Can we all stand up and thank Mr. Jeremy Lane for taking the focus off DeflateGate for a few moments? The Seattle Seahawks nickel cornerback gave the New England Patriots some Grade A bulletin-board material for Super Bowl XLIX. Lane wasn’t very complimentary in his assessment of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. “I actually don’t think he’s that good,” Lane said Thursday...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Jeremy Lane: Rob Gronkowski is not that good

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane may in fact have just woken up the Gronk. While talking to Seattle-based reporters prior to Thursday’s practice, the young defensive back had this to say about New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (via the Seattle Times). I actually don’t think he’s that good,” Lane said. “He’s OK. But he does have a big body, and from...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lane: Rob Gronkowski is not that good

If the New England Patriots are looking for things to take their minds off of the Deflategate disaster, perhaps the comments Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane made on Thursday will help. Simply put, Lane does not believe the hype that surrounds Rob Gronkowski. “I actually don’t think he’s that good. He’s OK,” Lane told reporters,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady says he’s innocent: ‘I would never break the rules’

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday that he is innocent of altering any footballs used in Sunday’s AFC title game. “I would never do anything to break the rules,” Brady said. “I believe in fair play.” Brady said he was stunned to learn about the news of the illegal footballs. “I was as surprised as anybody when...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick’s complete Deflategate transcript

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick addressed the allegations that his team used balls that were deflated after they were inspected by officials before Sunday’s AFC title game on Thursday morning. The team’s website transcribed Belichick’s press conference which is below. From Patirots.com: I’ll start out by addressing the football issue here. When I came in Monday...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

If the Tennessee Titans could Add any Players

The Tennessee Titans were far from a good team in 2014, compiling a dismal 2-14 record. In order to improve enough to be considered for a Super Bowl, the Titans would need to add some pieces… a lot of great pieces.With that in mind, our Tennessee Titans writers got together to determine what players they would add to the Titans in order to make them a great team.Each writer picked...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Post front page features Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen talking about soft balls

The New York Post continued to have some fun with Deflategate. Following Tuesday’s “NFL squeezes Patriots balls,” the Post put a picture of Tom Brady, his wife, Gisele Bundchen, and the words “What a Blow!” on the front page of Thursday’s paper. CBS Sports’ Will Brinson tweeted a picture of the layout: The New York Post today. There are no words. (Via @Newseum...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski: paradigm of colorful guy Corporatized by NFL

Remember when Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowksi first entered the league and he used to do things like Tweet a shirtless photo of himself stroking an oversized phallic symbol at Kate Upton? And posted more shirtless photos of himself with a porn star wearing his jersey? Yeah, Rob Gronkowski doesn’t do things like that anymore. He hasn’t done things like that for years. It...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl preview: Pats TE Rob Gronkowski poses huge problems for Seahawks defense

In the second of our four-part series, FOX Sports NFL and college football analyst Coy Wire breaks down matchups essential to determining the outcome of the Super Bowl. Today, he looks at whether Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be able to get open against the Seattle secondary or if the Seahawks are in for a bit of a Gronking. At this rate, Rob Gronkowski will go down as one...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Film Review: Seahawks Present Tough Challenge For Gronk

Rob Gronkowski is probably hoping to deflate a few more footballs in Super Bowl XLIX. How many balls Rob Gronkowski ultimately spikes Sunday, Feb. 1 could decide the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks championship showdown. Outside of Week 2’s disastrous matchup against the San Diego Chargers, however, the Seahawks defense has been very good at limiting tight ends, despite...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New England Patriots under-inflated 11 footballs for AFC Championship

This isn’t good for the New England Patriots. NFL has found that 11 of the Patriots footballs used in Sunday’s AFC title game were under-inflated by 2 lbs each, per league sources. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 21, 2015 NFL has no comment at this time and Patriots say they will continue to cooperate with the investigation. More on SpotrsCenter. — Chris Mortensen...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 11 of 12 Patriots’ footballs under-inflated

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The New England Patriots had 11 of their 12 allotted game footballs for Sunday’s AFC Championship game under-inflated by 2 pounds of air (PSI) as required by NFL regulations, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.   “We are not commenting at this time,” said Greg Aiello, the NFL’s senior vice president of communications. The balls are...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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