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Tony Dungy: Perhaps a disgruntled Patriots employee is behind ‘Deflategate’

Tony Dungy on Monday morning made an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” and of course the issue of “Deflategate,” a controversy that otherwise should be known as “The Scandal That Refuses To Go Away,” was one of the central topics of the interview. Dungy, who lamented how “Deflategate” has dominated the narrative thus far...Read More The post Tony Dungy: Perhaps...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill the Science Guy refutes Bill the Football Guy

Science expert Bill Nye of TV’s popular “Bill Nye The Science Guy,” hit Good Morning America on Sunday to offer his take on New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick’s impromptu press conference Saturday, pretty much calling the coach’s scientific explanation of football deflation a load of crap. But fear not, Patriots fans. Although Nye might not agree, some nerds...
Via Low Brow Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman blasts Patriots: 'Nothing will stop them'

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman's elbow is feeling better ans so is his spirit to kick up dust, while the New England Patriots have been saying complimentary things about his team, the cover man expressed his feelings on the next and final opponent of the season. “I think the perception is the reality,” Sherman said, via Seattle Times. “I mean, it is what...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 10 of Patriots' balls only one pound under-inflated

Over the past week, we have seen every major television network from ESPN to CNN trying to determine if people can tell the difference between a football that is inflated to 12.5 pounds per square inch (PSI) and one that has only 10.5 PSI of air pressure. Some can decipher between the two, others can’t....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Brunell explains why he got choked up over Tom Brady’s Deflategate presser

One of the more bizarre events to emerge out of the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal last week didn’t even involve any of alleged involved actors in the exceedingly overwrought and intensely covered drama. Instead, it was related to the reaction of a person who was supposed to provide reasoned, impartial and objective analysis of...Read More The post Mark Brunell...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady on Deflategate: ‘My feelings got hurt’

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday took the same stance as his head coach when asked about Deflategate. Brady, who seemed a bit nervous during his press conference last week, insisted he has never broken or told anyone else to break any rules when preparing game balls. “Absolutely not,” Brady said during his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady: ‘My feelings got hurt’

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady acknowledged Monday on his weekly appearance on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan show that his “feelings got hurt”  over the NFL’s investigation into the team’s footballs. “It’s all speculation,” Brady said. “I’ve tried to wrap my head around it, too. I’ve done that and I’m trying...
Via Sports-Glory
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady: 'My feelings got hurt' in Deflategate controversy

Tom Brady might have it all — dream job, dream wife, oodles and oodles of money — but he’s a human being just like everyone else.   That means the New England Patriots quarterback gets sad from time to time, and that apparently was the case this past week. Brady was at the center of the seemingly never-ending saga that is DeflateGate, and No. 12 took it hard. Brady discussed...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: SNL of course tackles Deflategate

NBC’s Saturday Night Live wasted no time getting to the so-called “Deflategate” scandal, opening Saturday’s show spoofing New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady’s respective press conferences. The skit also features previously unknown “assistant equipment co-manager’ Dougie Spoons…  
Via Low Brow Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pats' Akeem Ayers thanks Titans for getting rid of him

In mid-October 2014, the Tennessee Titans shipped linebacker Akeem Ayers and a 2015 seventh-round pick to the New England Patriots for a sixth-round draft choice, and looking bak, Ayers is quite grateful. And why shouldn't he be - The Titans aren't going to see a successful franchise in likely a long time. Ayers however, might just see a Super Bowl ring on his finger. ...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Six X-factors who could make an impact in Super Bowl XLIX

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots have many Pro Bowlers and game-changing players on their respective rosters, but the lesser-known role players make Super Bowl XLIX an intriguing matchup. And those “X-factors” could turn out to be the difference in the game. With so much talent on both sides of the ball, how each coaching staff utilizes their role players will...
Via The Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five potentially fatal flaws for Patriots in the Super Bowl

We checked in on five potentially fatal flaws that could doom the defending champion Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX over the weekend.  It’s now time to look at issues the AFC champion New England Patriots may face heading into what promises to be an exciting game against Seattle. From a lack of balance on offense to the entire “Deflate-gate” scandal, here are five things...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman on Seahawks’ Secondary: “They’re all Big, Strong, Ferocious Players”

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman and the rest of his offense will be facing a brutally tough Seattle Seahawks secondary in the upcoming Super Bowl. Understanding full well that he has a tough matchup heading his way, Edelman talked about what Seattle’s secondary brings to the table and how his team is going to prepare for the game. “They’re a little different...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman rips NFL, Patriots over 'Deflategate' (Video)

The Seattle Seahawks arrived in Arizona Sunday to begin preparing for Super Bowl XLIX, and cornerback Richard Sherman didn't waste any time making headlines by taking shots at the NFL and the New England Patriots over "DeflateGate".Sherman was particularly blunt when he was asked about his perception of the Patriots and how they seem to keep getting too close to the line: “Will...
Via Holdout Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL tried to catch Patriots in the act

Believe it or not, the outrage surrounding Deflategate will eventually fizzle out. And when it does, no one will be surprised if the NFL comes out looking very bad. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the NFL was warned before the AFC Championship Game about the New England Patriots potentially deflating footballs. So what did the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 'Saturday Night Live' takes on Deflategate

The NFL can stop its investigation. “Saturday Night Live” knows who’s really responsible for DeflateGate. Just as everyone expected, NBC’s iconic sketch comedy show handled the New England Patriots’ controversy in the cold open of this week’s episode. They got to the bottom of things in a faux press conference with coach Bill Belichick, quarterback Tom Brady and “assistant...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: ‘Saturday Night Live’ DeflateGate Skit Spoofs Patriots

DeflateGate continues to be the main topic of discussion around the NFL with one week remaining before Super Bowl XLIX is played and as expected, “Saturday Night Live” made sure to spoof the press conferences held this past week by New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady during their opening segment. […] Video: ‘Saturday Night Live’ DeflateGate...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

'The Science Guy' says Bill Belichick 'didn't make any sense' (Video)

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" was not impressed with Bill Belichick's attempt to explain how the footballs used by the New England Patriots in the first half of last week's AFC Championship game were deflated two pounds below regulation.In a Saturday press conference, Belichick claimed that the team's normal practice of rubbing the footballs somehow caused the footballs to lose pressure...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49 Stops to Super Bowl XLIX

 Every year since Super Bowl XL, I have used this blog for my "Stops To Super Bowl" list.  Every year, I create a list of smart, dumb, inane and chat worthy items for you to use in any banter leading up to and during the Super Bowl.This year, it is 49 Stops to Super Bowl XLVIX and I'm back with some more (and some of the same) little items for you about the upcoming big game...
Via Sportz Assassin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots view bitter John Harbaugh responsible for starting Deflategate

The New England Patriots are trying to prepare for one of the biggest games in franchise history, but they’re stuck having to think about football air pressure and how they prepare their balls for each game. Patriots coach Bill Belichick has addressed the “Deflategate” controversy twice and quarterback Tom Brady has spent over 30 minutes telling the world that he would never...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Delivers Press Conference for the Ages

Bill Belichick has accomplished a ton throughout the course of his Hall of Fame coaching career, including 211 regular-season wins, an NFL-record 21 postseason victories and three Super Bowl titles. But on Saturday afternoon, he delivered his magnum opus. Though Belichick’s press conferences are infamous for being monotonous and mundane, his presser on Saturday was anything...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Belichick: Patriots followed 'every rule' prepping footballs

FOXBORO, Mass. — DeflateGate, as far as Bill Belichick is concerned, is settled. The New England Patriots head coach addressed the media again Saturday to reiterate that his team followed every NFL rule when preparing their footballs. The footballs were never placed in a heated environment during the preparation process. Belichick said that during their preparation process,...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh has high praise for Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick and John Harbaugh are two of the most successful head coaches in the NFL right now. Both the Patriots and Ravens have reached the postseason nearly every year in their respective tenures, and the two head coaches have had some epic matchups over the years when their teams have faced off. Belichick is 5-3 in those games, but he and Harbaugh have split the four postseason...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three under-the-radar Super Bowl MVP candidates

The eventual Super Bowl MVP is often easy to predict long before the game even begins. That’s because superstar players tend to do heroic things on the NFL’s grandest stage. Of the players who have received the prestigious MVP hardware, over half have been quarterbacks (26), and only nine have been defensive players. It wasn’t difficult to predict that, say, Aaron Rodgers...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Sesame Street’ zings Patriots with Friday’s ‘Word of the Day': ‘Inflate’ (video)

The New England Patriots probably will not be asking how to get to Sesame Street anytime soon. In what is either one of the most amazing, hilarious and timely coincidence ever or an indication that the folks scheduling programming at PBS are a bunch of snarky — not to mention savvy — wisenheimers, Friday’s episode...Read More The post ‘Sesame Street’ zings Patriots with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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