4 questions about Rob Gronkowski's future in the NFL, answered

Could Rob Gronkowski’s most recent season with the Patriots really be his last? Following New England’s disappointing Super Bowl LII loss, Gronkowski refused to say whether he plans to return to the field in 2018. The tight end repeatedly gave noncommittal responses when pressed about his intentions

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Kyle Shanahan: First time I asked about trading Jimmy G, Belichick said no way

The 49ers have their franchise quarterback in Jimmy Garoppolo, but it took some time to pry him away from the Patriots. San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan told Albert Breer of SI.com that he approached New England coach Bill Belichick at last year’s Scouting Combine and asked about Garoppolo, only

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The NFL is changing dramatically. Where do the Vikings fit in?

The denouement of the 2017 NFL season — a year that sent a series of seismic shocks through the natural order of things — came on Monday morning in Minneapolis, when a former high school coach and a starter-turned-backup-turned-Super Bowl MVP held court to talk about how they had upended Bill Belichick

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British-born NFL player Jay Ajayi savours Super Bowl win

British-born running back Jay Ajayi has described winning Super Bowl LII with the Philadelphia Eagles as the ‘greatest feeling in the world’. The 24-year-old played his part in Philly’s maiden Super Bowl victory with 57 rushing yards as the Eagles upset the New England Patriots 41-33 in Minnesota

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Expected Lions coach Matt Patricia laments his Super Bowl performance

New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, the expected next head coach of the Detroit Lions, speaks to the media after the Eagles won Super Bowl LII, 41-33, on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. Video by Dave Birkett/DFP Patricia: ‘I didn’t do a good enough job’; his next

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NFL-Eagles stun Patriots to claim maiden Super Bowl triumph

The Philadelphia Eagles upset the National Football League’s defending champion New England Patriots 41-33 in a back-and-forth clash on Sunday to capture their maiden Super Bowl title. For the Eagles, who previously lost title games in 1981 and 2005, the win capped a remarkable late-season charge

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Tom Brady's Super Bowl hype video flashes back to the Patriots' college days

The lion’s awake. Tom Brady shared a pump-up video on Instagram Sunday morning, hours away from Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis. The video includes clips of his New England teammates when they were in college, from Danny Amendola at Texas Tech to Brandin Cooks at Oregon State. The voiceover is provided

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Jay Ajayi: Londoner with chip on his shoulder chases Super Bowl glory

From Manor House to Minneapolis, via Miami, Jay Ajayi has charted an improbable path to the Super Bowl. Born in London, he moved to the United States with his family aged seven but it was not until a decade later that he committed to pursuing a career in American football, and left association football

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The Patriots’ Enormous Advantage in the Information War

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — ESPN screened The Two Bills , the documentary about Parcells and Belichick, for a small group of reporters on Wednesday. Beyond the narrative the director created on a history of tension between the two Type A personalities, he—perhaps unintentionally—shined a light on how absolutely

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