When the New England Patriots have a win in hand, Bill Belichick apparently starts focusing on other things, like throwing off future opponents. Tony Romo, who has impressed in his debut as a color analyst for CBS, explained on Sunday that during the Patriots' Week 2 win over the New Orleans Saints, Belichick made a call that likely served no other purpose than to make scouting tougher for future opponents. In the fourth quarter, the Patriots had a seemingly insurmountable 23-point lead with five minutes to go as the Saints closed in on a score with the ball on the four-year line. As the Saints came to the line, the Patriots crowded the line five defenders and indicated that they were going to
When New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady decided to skip a Super Bowl victory celebration with President Donald Trump in April, he gave the excuse that he had a conflicting engagement in the form of “personal family matters.” Some took Brady’s “personal family matters” excuse as a reference to his ailing mother who has been battling cancer. But others suspected that his supermodel wife Giselle Bundchen had insisted he forgo the White House visit with his teammates in large part because she disagrees with Trump’s politics, including the president’s apparent denial of climate change and his opposition to the Paris agreement. Now a new theory has emerged explaining why Brady declined to hobnob
LeGarrette Blount doesn’t care about your fantasy football team, and he wants you to know it. Blount, the former New England Patriots running back, got one touch of the ball in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 27-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday night. The Eagles’ failure to use Blount in the running game seemed to annoy the veteran less than the reaction to his futility from fantasy football owners.