After a year full of dramatic (and often surprising) twists and turns, the New England Patriots topped the Atlanta Falcons in what will likely go down as the greatest Super Bowl ever played. With their win on Super Bowl Sunday, the Patriots captured their franchise’s fifth Lombardi Trophy since 2001 and further strengthened their case for being the greatest dynasty in NFL history. On top of that, behind an amazing and record-breaking performance, Tom Brady ended all debates and established himself as the undisputed greatest quarterback of all time.
The Washington Post published an article by Mike Jones on February 9th, 2017. In the article Jones wrote this about the Redskins: “After two slow-developing draft classes and a couple of botched free agent shopping periods, McCloughan has Allen breathing down his neck. The team president wouldn’t let the general manager speak to reporters at the Senior Bowl, and word is, he won’t be permitted to do his usual interview session with local reporters at the combine either.
A year ago, when Terrell Owens wasn’t voted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, controversy erupted. As our Will Brinson wrote at the time, it was “a little ridiculous for Owens not to be in the Hall of Fame right away” considering he’s ranked near the top in every receiving category. So, imagine the controversy when Owens didn’t get enough votes -- again -- to be inducted this year. The backlash has been substantial. Owens, himself, called it a “flawed process” in the immediate aftermath. And he hasn’t slowed down since, saying in the past week alone that he “lost all respect” for the Hall of Fame process and that he’s better than Hall of Famer Cris Carter. If Owens is looking