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Darrelle Revis, Patriots’ Secondary Live Up To Billing In Playoff Win

Darrelle Revis was on another level Sunday night. The New England Patriots cornerback showed off his intelligence, versatility, athleticism and skill in his team’s 45-7 blowout win over the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. He bounced around the field swapping between man and zone coverages, picked off a pass, deflected another and was targeted just one time. Luck tried his...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLIX Fast Facts: Patriots, Seahawks To Do Battle In Arizona

The showdown in the desert is set. The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks have survived their respective conference’s gauntlets and will now meet in Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 1. Here are some of the important facts you need to know about that game. Date: Feb. 1 Location: University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona Kickoff time: 6:30 p.m. Channel...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri admires Patriots success despite Colts loss

By Ricky Doyle Adam Vinatieri watched Sunday as several of his former New England Patriots teammates pumped up the Gillette Stadium crowd. The scene sparked wide-ranging emotions within the Indianapolis Colts kicker, but his overriding sensation following the Patriots’ 45-7 AFC Championship Game win was one of disappointment. “For the last decade and a half, two decades, whatever...
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Reports: Max Scherzer, Nationals Agree On Seven-Year Deal Worth More Than $180M

It looks like Max Scherzer made the right decision after all. The right-handed pitcher — considered to be the best in this winter’s free-agent class — has agreed to a seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals, according to multiple reports. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported the deal is worth more than $180 million. The 30-year-old righty hit free agency this offseason...
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Conor McGregor-Jose Aldo Title Fight To Be Held In Las Vegas, Not Dublin

BOSTON — Conor McGregor will get his chance to fight for the UFC featherweight championship, but not on his home soil. UFC president Dana White said Sunday night after McGregor dispatched Dennis Siver by second-round TKO in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59 at TD Garden that the Irish fighter’s title bout against defending champion Jose Aldo will be held this May in Las Vegas...
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Conor McGregor Era In Full Swing After Boston Beatdown Of Dennis Siver

BOSTON — Donald Cerrone is struggling to hold back laughter. Paddy Holohan is grinning gleefully. Uriah Hall simply closes his eyes and shakes his head. Sunday night has turned to Monday morning by this point, but deep in the bowels of TD Garden, the Conor McGregor show is just beginning. McGregor was the main attraction of UFC Fight Night 59 — a brash, supremely confident...
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Report: NFL Looking Into Whether Patriots Deflated Footballs Vs. Colts

FOXBORO — A New England Patriots playoff win wouldn’t be complete without some sort of controversy. Last Sunday, it was the Patriots’ unorthodox formations that rankled John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens in his team’s AFC divisional-round loss. This Sunday, following New England’s 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship...
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Nate Solder’s Touchdown Play Has Been Drawn Up By Patriots For Years

FOXBORO, Mass. — For the second time in as many weeks, New England Patriots fans finally received what they’ve been demanding for years. Last week, it was a touchdown pass from Julian Edelman, a college quarterback, and Sunday, in the Patriots’ 45-7 AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts, it was Nate Solder’s touchdown catch. “It was amazing to be a part of a...
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Colts’ Arthur Jones Tips Cap To Brother Chandler Jones: ‘He’s A Warrior’

This embed is invalid" /> FOXBORO, Mass. — Big bro can’t get over the hump. Arthur Jones’ Indianapolis Colts fell to Chandler Jones’ New England Patriots in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Chandler has held the upper hand in the sibling rivalry since entering the NFL in 2012, and Arthur didn’t hide from that reality...
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Tom Brady, Gisele Thank Patriots Fans On Facebook After Win Vs. Colts (Photo)

FOXBORO — The New England Patriots are heading to Super Bowl XLIX to face the Seattle Seahawks, and Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are one happy couple. As the confetti still was settling after the Patriots’ 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, Brady — with a little help from Gisele — turned to the tried...
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Patriots’ Julian Edelman On Tom Brady: ‘I Truly Love That Man’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman and Tom Brady have a lot in common, but a lot of New England Patriots players can find similarities with their quarterback. That’s the beauty of the “Patriot Way.” Brady’s not treated special. If he is special, it’s because he arrives earlier and works harder than any of his teammates. And if the 37-year-old with three kids, a supermodel...
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Belichick 'thankful' Brady is Pats QB: 'Nobody I'd rather have'

By Ricky Doyle FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick and Tom Brady comprise arguably the best head coach-quarterback tandem in NFL history. One hand seemingly washes the other. Belichick heaped praise on Brady following the New England Patriots’ 45-7 AFC Championship Game win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The duo is heading to its sixth Super Bowl since...
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Rob Gronkowski After Patriots’ Win: ‘If I Could Play 24/7, I Would Play 24/7′

Rob Gronkowski on a football field just might be the happiest man on Earth. The New England Patriots tight end had plenty to smile about Sunday night after his team’s 45-7 domination of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. But if there was anything that Gronk could gripe about — besides his family’s party bus getting...
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Former Giants kicker trolls Patriots after AFC title

By Sam Galanis The New England Patriots have done plenty of impressive things this season, including their 45-7 AFC Championship steamrolling of the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. But file Lawrence Tynes under those who weren’t so impressed. The former New York Giants kicker took to Twitter immediately after the Patriots’ win to throw some serious shade at New England. ...
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Patriots’ Brandon Browner: ‘It Would Be Sweeter’ To Beat Seahawks In Super Bowl

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon Browner didn’t even get a chance to check his phone Sunday before reporters were asking how it feels to be facing his former team in the Super Bowl. Browner’s phone likely was buzzing before, during and after the New England Patriots’ 45-7 AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts. The Seattle Seahawks, the team in which he made his mark in...
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LeGarrette Blount Returns Favor To Patriots With Huge Game Vs. Colts

FOXBORO — LeGarrette Blount is grateful he got a second chance with the New England Patriots. After Sunday night, it’s safe to say the feeling is mutual. Blount was a one-man wrecking crew in a playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts for the second straight season, racking up 148 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries in his team’s 45...
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Bill Belichick After Patriots Defeat Colts: ‘We’re On To Seattle’

This embed is invalid" /> FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick was a man of few words upon being handed the AFC Championship trophy Sunday. But his initial comment sure resonated with New England Patriots fans. “Well, Jim, I only have one thing to say,” Belichick said after CBS broadcaster Jim Nantz handed him the hardware following the Patriots...
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Rob Gronkowski Starts Dance Party After Patriots’ AFC Championship Win (Video)

Wherever there’s a celebration involving the New England Patriots, you can be sure Rob Gronkowski is at the center of it. After the Patriots’ 45-7 AFC Championship rout of the Indianapolis Colts, cameras caught the tight end getting down while surrounded by a group of his teammates. This embed is invalid" /> And here’s an angle where you can...
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Robert Kraft: 2014 Patriots’ Team Bond Is Unlike Anything I’ve Seen

FOXBORO, Mass. — Robert Kraft saw something Friday afternoon that he’s never experienced in his 21 seasons of ownership. Kraft has been around plenty of great New England Patriots squads since buying the team in 1994, so it means something when he calls the 2014 group special “I was leaving here Friday night, and as I was going out — it was interesting, I had never seen...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks CB Richard Sherman Scheduled For MRI On Left Elbow

The Seattle Seahawks just advanced to the Super Bowl, but they already might be in for some bad news. Star cornerback Richard Sherman injured his arm trying to tackle Green Bay Packers running back James Starks during the fourth quarter of his team’s 28-22 NFC Championship win Sunday. He was visibly in pain, and ESPN’s Ed Werder reported that Sherman...
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Celtics Waive Newly Acquired Guard Chris Douglas-Roberts

This embed is invalid" /> In a move that surprised nobody, the Boston Celtics announced Sunday that they have waived recently acquired guard Chris Douglas-Roberts. Douglas-Roberts came to the Celtics from the Los Angeles Clippers as part of the trade for Austin Rivers. It was widely speculated that he would never play a game for Boston. The Memphis product rarely...
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Tom Brady Finally Gets High-Five As Patriots Advance To Super Bowl (GIF)

Tom Brady has three Super Bowl rings. He has the most postseason touchdown passes in NFL history, and he’ll be the first quarterback with six Super Bowl appearances. And he finally got that elusive high-five. The New England Patriots quarterback’s history with high-fives has been well documented because for whatever reason, Brady’s teammates love to leave him hanging. His tribulations...
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Report: Broncos Hire Former Ravens OC Gary Kubiak As Next Head Coach

Gary Kubiak is going back to Denver. The Broncos reportedly hired Kubiak, who spent the 2014 season as offensive coordinator for the Baltmore Ravens, as their next head coach, per Mike Klis of The Denver Post. Klis reports that Kubiak likely will be introduced Tuesday. Kubiak played for the Broncos for nine seasons as a backup for quarterback John Elway...
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LeGarrette Blount, Darrelle Revis Star In Patriots’ Blowout Win Over Colts

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Indianapolis Colts didn’t stand a chance. This New England Patriots team is rolling, and they just steamrolled Andrew Luck and the Colts for the second time this season. This one, a 45-7 drubbing, was even worse than Week 11’s 42-20 win in Indianapolis. Everywhere that the Patriots were supposed to “win,” they won. They gashed through the Colts’ defense...
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Nate Solder’s Touchdown Catch For Patriots Sparks Funny Wikipedia Update

Nate Solder is broadening his horizons. Solder, a 320-pound offensive lineman, caught a touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the third quarter of the New England Patriots’ AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. The unexpected grab — a result of some trickery by the Pats — sparked an awesome change to big No. 77’s Wikipedia page. Someone updated...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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