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Super Bowl XLIX: Who will win?

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports It all comes down to this.  On Sunday, February 1, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLIX (6:30 PM ET, NBC) at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. “There are 32 teams that started and now there are two remaining,” said New England quarterback Tom Brady. “We’re trying to be the one that finishes off...
Via Sports-Glory
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Rex Ryan: Seahawks need to ‘take the air out of the football’

Rex Ryan has made a number of media appearances during the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, and the new Buffalo Bills head coach continues to prove he has not lost his sense of humor. During an appearance on the CBS Eye on Football podcast this week, Ryan snuck in a couple of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Bill Belichick gives understated scouting report of Tom Brady

PHOENIX — Tom Brady could go down as the greatest quarterback of all time, but Bill Belichick still seems to view him as the New England Patriots’ 2000 sixth-round draft pick. Belichick was asked to compare Brady to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson during a Super Bowl XLIX joint news conference with Pete Carroll. Belichick chose not to touch on Wilson, whom he only...
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The Super Bowl and the things that can't be controlled

The first 45 Super Bowls featured six safeties, which averages out to once every 7.5 years. The last three Super Bowls have each had a safety. The Super Bowl is, more than any of other football game, inextricably linked to the things you can’t control, expect, or explain. It’s where the AFC’s best team went to be blown out for a full decade. It’s where a team seconds...
Via The Sports Post
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Joe Montana blames Tom Brady for Deflategate: ‘It’s easy to figure out who did it’

Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana told reporters at Super Bowl 49 that he know who’s responsible for Deflategate. “I mean, it’s easy to figure out who did it,” Montana said, via the Detroit Free Press. “I mean, did Tom do it? No, but Tom likes the balls that way, obviously, or you wouldn’t have 11 of them that way without him complaining because as a quarterback...
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Blandino: Football PSIs weren’t logged

Finally, we’re slowly getting some real information after the initial barrage of leaked reports on the so-called ‘Delfategate’ scandal involving the New England Patriots. More and more, it looks like the case against the Patriots, who had supposedly 11 of 12 balls in their possession during the AFC Championship game against Colts underinflated by 2 PSIs each, is kinda falling...
Via Low Brow Sports
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Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Steven Tyler take fall for DeflateGate (Video)

With the DeflateGate investigation centering around a New England Patriots ballboy, several well-known celebrities posed as Pats fans to take the fall for Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, claiming they were the "locker room guy" who let the air out of the footballs.The celebrities included actors Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski and Chris Evans, as well as Aerosmith lead singer...
Via Holdout Sports
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Matt Damon, Ben Affleck defend Patriots on Kimmel

Some of Boston’s most famous men are coming in clutch and clearing Tom Brady’s name. Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski, Chris Evans, Steven Tyler and Bill Simmons, among others, came together on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday to take the fall for the entire DeflateGate ordeal, insisting their beloved New England Patriots quarterback had nothing to do with the under...
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LB Akeem Ayers (knee) added to injury report

The New England Patriots have added another name to their Wednesday injury report. Linebacker Akeem Ayers was limited Thursday during the team's second Super Bowl week practice with an ailing knee, per the team's official website. Ayers has been a key contributor ever since the Pats traded a lowly sixth-round pick to the Tennessee Titans in October. Ayers also brought a Titans...
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Watch: John Oliver tackles the Super Bowl

John Oliver was on David Letterman and they talked about the Super Bowl. Oliver joked that he’s on a green card and that if he doesn’t watch the Super Bowl he will get ejected. He also jokes “if they are capable of this, what else can they do?”. Oliver is hilarious and he doesn’t disappoint here….  
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Five potential heroes of Super Bowl XLIX

The Super Bowl is almost here. Already. Man, this season flew by, didn’t it? The likely reason for this was the fact that 2014 represented one of the more action packed, drama-filled seasons from start to finish that we’ve seen in years. Heck, after the first week, the Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys and Indianapolis Colts were 0-1. Of course, we all...
Via Sportsnaut
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Joe Montana pins blame for Deflategate on Tom Brady

Joe Montana essentially stated it is his belief that if there’s anyone behind the entire “Deflategate” scandal, it can only be one person: Tom Brady. According to Montana, there’s only one person who would be allowed to authorize the manipulation of game balls, and that person is the quarterback. “If I ever want a ball...Read More The post Joe Montana pins blame for ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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NFLPA boss: No Deflategate interviews until after SB

This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith indicated in a media session with reporters on Thursday that the league will not be interviewing players regarding Deflate-gate until after the conclusion of the Super Bowl.  With only a few days remaining until Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, interviews...
Via Sportsnaut
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez’s DNA found on bullet casing, joint near body

The Aaron Hernandez murder trial for the death of Odin Lloyd got underway Thursday in Bristol County, Mass., with both sides giving their opening statements. In his opening statement, Bristol County Assistant District Attorney Patrick Bomberg listed all the evidence that ties Hernandez to the crime, and it seems to be pretty strong. According to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Belichick, Brady can't imagine Hall of Fame without Seau

CHANDLER, Ariz. — If Junior Seau isn’t elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, then Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will have an issue with the selection committee. Seau played four seasons with the New England Patriots from 2006 to 2009, appearing in 38 games, recording 4.5 sacks and 121 tackles. Seau is a first-time Hall of Fame finalist this season, and Belichick...
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Super Bowl XLIX should smash TV viewership record yet again

For 11 out of the past 13 years, the Super Bowl has seen an increase in viewership, culminating in the record 111.5 million people that tuned in for last year’s game.  Eventually, the list of the most watched programs in American television history will be nothing but Super Bowls as the game competes only with previous incarnations of itself for the top spot. The growth of...
Via Awful Announcing
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Tom Brady posts pic of himself dressed up as Joe Montana, circa 1983 (photo)

Tom Brady has become a social media force to be reckoned with as it relates the “Throwback Thursday” game this season. The New England Patriots quarterback took to Facebook and posted a photo of his six-year-old self dressed up as his boyhood idol, Joe Montana, presumably for Halloween. “I’ve been preparing for Sunday since 1983!...Read More The post Tom Brady posts pic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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15 amazing Super Bowl XLIX stats

It’s No. 1 vs. No. 1 when the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks conclude the 2014 NFL season in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday....
Via Athlon Sports
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Fire alarm at Patriots’ hotel goes off for second time in three days

NFL Media’s Kimberly Jones is reporting that for second time in three days, the fire alarm at the New England Patriots’ team hotel has gone off in the middle of the night. The most previous interruption of Patriots players’ nighttime rest reportedly came at approximately 5 a.m. local time, according to an report. There...Read More The post Fire alarm goes off at Patriots’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Where did Seahawks, Patriots find their Super Bowl players?

The popular trend of the football offseason will be the rebound of the Big Ten. Ohio State won the national championship, and Jim Harbaugh is...
Via Athlon Sports
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Rob Gronkowski and Marshawn Lynch battle it out ‘Mortal Kombat’ style (VIDEO)

With the Patriots and Seahawks set to face off Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX, Conan O’Brien came up with a great idea to bring the two together. The two football players played “Mortal Kombat X” while O’Brien beatboxed—which Lynch seemed to thoroughly enjoy....
Via The Sports Daily
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WATCH: Marshawn, Gronk play Mortal Kombat with Conan

Marshawn Lynch, Rob Gronkowski and Conan O’Brien boast three very interesting personalities and when those three played a game of Mortal Kombat X, the conversation went to the only place that it could: Lipitor. The two players that will face off on Sunday joined the eccentric talk show host for a brief matchup in the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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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...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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