Julian Edelman Caught That Somehow

So, there it is, right there in the above photo. One inch, maybe two, between football and turf? Some barely countable fraction of a second that felt like it took forever as the ball hung, seemingly unmoored from gravity, precisely long enough for Julian Edelman to double-clutch. An instantly iconic catch, equal parts…

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James White's Super Bowl-Winning Touchdown, As Heard On Patriots & Falcons Radio And Around The World

James White’s touchdown in overtime gave the Patriots their fifth NFL title and ended one of the wildest Super Bowls in history. Here’s how that championship-winning play sounded on nine different broadcasts, including, in order: Fox, Fox Deportes, Patriots radio, Falcons radio, BBC Radio 5, Westwood One Radio,…

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All The Falcons Had To Do Was Not Lose 23 Yards

If there was a sequence where the Falcons lost this game (in actuality it was every single drive after New England got the ball with 8:31 left in the third quarter, as the Patriots scored on every one of their remaining possessions—all five of them—while the Falcons couldn’t muster another point) it was the plays…

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Let's Enjoy The Play That Left Tom Brady In The Dust

We all know what happened in the end, but let’s not forget that before orchestrating an instantly-legendary comeback against the Atlanta Falcons and proving that freedom’s enemies will always thrive in 2017, Tom Brady spent the Super Bowl playing like a god damn jamoke, to the joy of millions. With just over two…

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Tom Brady's Pick Six, As Heard Around The World

So far the biggest moment of tonight’s Super Bowl was Tom Brady throwing a pick-six. For the purposes of critical and educational analysis, we allow you to listen to and discuss the play as it was called by announcers on Fox Deportes, BBC 1, PULS 4 (Austria), and Televisa (Mexico). Which broadcasters called it best?

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The Falcons' Defense Is Basically Fucked

Patriots-Falcons in Super Bowl 51 is being billed as a showcase of the NFL’s two most prolific offenses, at the height of their powers. The Patriots, of course, are the known entity: Tom Brady and [insert name here] on offense, along with a defense that frequently schemes its way into being greater than the sum of its…

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What Time Does "What Time Does The Superbowl Start?" Start?

The Super Bowl is allegedly this weekend, and reports indicate that the contest will be played in Houston between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots.

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Donald Trump Says Bill Belichick Once Kissed Him And Said "I Love You"

Mark Leibovich reminisced about a time he spoke to Donald Trump “in the fall of 2015” for a profile, and shared some of the incumbent president’s stories in a New York Times Magazine piece. There is one particularly fishy anecdote involving Patriots coach Bill Belichick and smooching.

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Rob Gronkowski Once Tanked A Free Throw To Keep His High School Basketball Team At 69 Points

Within this WPRI feature on various New England Patriots’ high school glory days is a magnificent parable about how Rob Gronkowski, a butt with a tattoo of a butt with a tattoo of a butt on it, sacrificed his individual success for a greater cause.

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The Case Of Kyle Shanahan's Missing Backpack Has Been Solved

Kyle Shanahan is about to coach in the biggest game of his career. He might need his playbook this weekend, but he lost it after the backpack he was carrying it around in at NFL media day got nabbed! Who could have pulled off such a dastardly caper?

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Tom Brady Desperately Wants You To Stop Asking Him About His Friend Donald Trump

Patriots QB and AFC champion Tom Brady did his weekly call on WEEI’s Kirk and Callahan today to talk about the team’s win over the Steelers. He was also asked about his friendship with and his reported call to Donald Trump before Trump’s inauguration. Brady was so determined to not confirm anything—“Umm … I have…

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Man Accused Of Pulling Fire Alarm At Steelers' Hotel Told Cops He Was A Patriots Fan And Drunk

On Sunday morning police arrested 25-year-old Dennis Harrison, of East Boston, Mass., and charged him with disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, and setting off a false fire alarm. Harrison is accused of pulling the fire alarm at the Logan Airport Hilton where the Steelers were staying before the AFC championship…

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The Steelers Are The First Real Test For An Underrated Patriots Defense

We’ve arrived at another conference championship weekend featuring the Patriots. They still have Bill Belichick, and they still Tawmmy Whatshisnuts, same as it ever was. And this year they’re packing the NFL’s best defense in terms of points per game allowed. As they prepare to host the Steelers and their…

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Bill Belichick On Trump Mentioning Him In Speech: "We've Got A Big Game"

At an event the night before his inauguration, Donald Trump shouted out Patriots owner Bob Kraft in the crowd, complimenting him for a “great quarterback” in Tom Brady, and “great coach” in Bill Belichick. Belichick, who wrote a letter to Trump wishing him luck the day before the election, did not want to talk about…

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Weird, Roger Goodell Isn't Attending The Patriots Game In Foxboro

Roger Goodell has gone to playoff games in Seattle, Atlanta, and Kansas City this season. The two conference championship games before the Super Bowl will be Packers-Falcons in Atlanta and Steelers-Patriots in Foxboro. The NFL commissioner will choose the option which allows him to be booed and berated less.

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Prosecutors Say Aaron Hernandez Got A Tattoo Commemorating 2012 Double-Homicide

Prosecutors described in court yesterday a tattoo they say Aaron Hernandez got in early 2013, which they claim depicts the gun and five bullets Hernandez allegedly used to shoot and kill Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado outside of a Boston nightclub in 2012.

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Matt Light Says He Tricked Brandon Meriweather Into Asking Bill Belichick To Pick Up His Bar Tab

Former Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light showed up on radio show Toucher and Rich this morning after his old teammate Brandon Meriweather called in, and told a wonderful story about the time he set up a painfully awkward conversation between the safety and head coach Bill Belichick at the 2011 Pro Bowl.

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