Now that the game is in the books the Sports pundits (ourselves included) now offer perceived reasons to why the Eagles won, or why the Patriots lost. For this writer the seeds of a Patriot loss was evident in the days leading up to the game. Usually New England and their fans reserved their talking … Continue reading Did the #Patriots follow #Falcons mistake of just being happy to be in the #SuperBowl ?
By Jonathan Simmons This time last year I found myself in Houston the host city of Super Bowl 51. Who knew I would be there to witness the highs and lows of that unforgettable OT loss to the NE Patriots. The excitement surrounding the Falcons before SB51 reached unprecedented heights. Multiple pep rallies around Metro … Continue reading #Falcons fans not interested in #SB52 Still haunted by collapse in #SB51
By Jonathan Simmons Bill Belichick and Tom Brady in almost 20 years years together have put together a standard of excellence that will be hard to break. The 2 future Hall of Famers have won 5 Super Bowls, 9 AFC titles. They are in the AFC championship game this year for the seventh year in … Continue reading Will Tom Coughlin D again be kryptonite for #Patriots Supermen Belichick and Brady?
Throughout the 2016-17 season Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn's main theme was that the team would play fast and be aggressive. For the first two and half quarters of Super Bowl 51 it worked to perfection. The upstart Falcons defense sacked Patriots QB Tom Brady and harassed into throwing his 1st playoffs 'pick 6' … Continue reading #Falcons desire to stay aggressive may have cost them 1st #SuperBowl win
After watching an #ESPN E:60 story on the Patriots Rob Gronkowski the question again came to my mind. Is their a difference in how athletes actions are portrayed in the media and viewed by the public based on their race? Rob Gronkowski is one of the best TE in the NFL right now. If he … Continue reading Does color or star power determine how the media covers athletes?
Three keys to a Patriot victory over the Seahawks 1) Run the ball. The Patriots must be able to run the ball effectively to keep the Seattle 'D' off balance. This would present some opportunities for Tom Brady to attack in the air through play action and match up mismatches 2) Protect Tom Brady. The offensive line … Continue reading Super Bowl 49: What the Patriots must do to win
Been a Packer fan for most of my life. Like most Americans, love to root for the underdog. That being said... Green Bay and the NFL's best offensive player Aaron Rodgers is injured. Add now a questionable Eddie Lacy.Seattle's 12th man. It may be a long afternoon for my Packers. Seattle wins 31-20 The Colts … Continue reading NFL Playoff Picks: Packers vs Seahawks, Colts vs Patriots
Brady shows he's human when he under throws Gronkowski. Flacco then continues his stellar play in the postseason by taking the Ravens to another score throwing a TD with seconds left to give them a 21-14 lead over the Patriots. Flacco in his last 6 Playoff games has not thrown an interception. His cool demeanor … Continue reading A Changing of the NFL QB Guard? Flacco Throws TD after Brady Pick, BAL 21-NE 14 at the Half
Brady and Manning after SB 46 New York's Manhattan Skyline Boston's Zakim Bridge It was not unexpected the Giants beating the Patriots in the Super Bowl again. Although the Pats were 2.5 point favorites, the Giants were the favorites on the street. But because the Giants are from NY it … Continue reading Super Bowl 46, Giants beat Patriots 21-17, Another Boston-New York Rivalry Simmers