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Aaron Hernandez’s DNA found on bullet casing, joint near body

The Aaron Hernandez murder trial for the death of Odin Lloyd got underway Thursday in Bristol County, Mass., with both sides giving their opening statements. In his opening statement, Bristol County Assistant District Attorney Patrick Bomberg listed all the evidence that ties Hernandez to the crime, and it seems to be pretty strong. According to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Sr.: ‘There are no sacred cows in the NFL’

  New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is preparing to play in his sixth Super Bowl on Sunday.  His father, Tom Brady Sr., recently spoke about his relationship with Brady and his son’s journey to the NFL. Brady Sr. says when his son decided to go to Michigan and not the University of California, Berkley, it broke his heart. “It killed me,” he said. “I wanted...
Via Sports-Glory
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez Witness List For Murder Trial Is Star Studded

Aaron Hernandez prosecution's witness list has been released for the Odin Lloyd murder trial, and it is a star studded group of individuals.
Via Gamedayr
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Belichick, Brady can't imagine Hall of Fame without Seau

CHANDLER, Ariz. — If Junior Seau isn’t elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, then Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will have an issue with the selection committee. Seau played four seasons with the New England Patriots from 2006 to 2009, appearing in 38 games, recording 4.5 sacks and 121 tackles. Seau is a first-time Hall of Fame finalist this season, and Belichick...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady posts pic of himself dressed up as Joe Montana, circa 1983 (photo)

Tom Brady has become a social media force to be reckoned with as it relates the “Throwback Thursday” game this season. The New England Patriots quarterback took to Facebook and posted a photo of his six-year-old self dressed up as his boyhood idol, Joe Montana, presumably for Halloween. “I’ve been preparing for Sunday since 1983!...Read More The post Tom Brady posts pic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan on another Super Bowl fire alarm at Pats hotel: Bill Belichick probably did it

Rex Ryan on another fire alarm at the Patriots hotel: Bill Belichick probably did it himself. “Let’s face it: Belichick probably did it himself,” said Ryan from the ESPN TV set in Phoenix. “He’s the one that pulled the thing and created a different story. Those things happen. You try to prepare your team in the offseason – training camps and all that kind of stuff. Would...
Via Bob's Blitz
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Candy store owner creates Deflategate-inspired chocolate football (photo)

A candy shop owner in Pennsylvania has crafted a confectionery-based creation that makes light of the New England Patriots’ Deflategate controversy: A deflated chocolate football. Bill Sarris, owner of Sarris Candies in Canonsburg, Pa., along with his staff, fashioned the so-called “Bradie Ball” — the name is inspired by Tom Brady but altered slightly for...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

15 amazing Super Bowl XLIX stats

It’s No. 1 vs. No. 1 when the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks conclude the 2014 NFL season in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday....
Via Athlon Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fire alarm at Patriots’ hotel goes off for second time in three days

NFL Media’s Kimberly Jones is reporting that for second time in three days, the fire alarm at the New England Patriots’ team hotel has gone off in the middle of the night. The most previous interruption of Patriots players’ nighttime rest reportedly came at approximately 5 a.m. local time, according to an NFL.com report. There...Read More The post Fire alarm goes off at Patriots’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fire alarm goes off again at the Patriots’ hotel

On Tuesday, a fire alarm went off at the New England Patriots’ hotel in Arizona at about 1:30 a.m. We joked at the time that the false alarm could have been the 12th man getting an early jump on harassing the Pats, but suddenly that idea doesn’t seem so far-fetched. According to NFL Network’s Kimberly...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola Might Be Too Much, Too Little For Seahawks

Brandon Browner really doesn’t like small receivers. The New England Patriots cornerback doesn’t want to touch them, because he can’t. “The little guys, the little quicker guys, I have a tendency to have a little problem with those guys because they can duck under my jam at times,” Browner said back in October. Browner likes to face bigger receivers that he can jam, trail...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Where did Seahawks, Patriots find their Super Bowl players?

The popular trend of the football offseason will be the rebound of the Big Ten. Ohio State won the national championship, and Jim Harbaugh is...
Via Athlon Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski and Marshawn Lynch battle it out ‘Mortal Kombat’ style (VIDEO)

With the Patriots and Seahawks set to face off Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX, Conan O’Brien came up with a great idea to bring the two together. The two football players played “Mortal Kombat X” while O’Brien beatboxed—which Lynch seemed to thoroughly enjoy....
Via The Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marshawn, Gronk play Mortal Kombat with Conan

Marshawn Lynch, Rob Gronkowski and Conan O’Brien boast three very interesting personalities and when those three played a game of Mortal Kombat X, the conversation went to the only place that it could: Lipitor. The two players that will face off on Sunday joined the eccentric talk show host for a brief matchup in the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL QB Jeff Blake: Everyone deflates footballs

The way Jeff Blake tells it, the New England Patriots wouldn’t be doing anything out of the ordinary if they were intentionally deflating footballs. Blake, who spent 13 seasons in the NFL and made the Pro Bowl once during his six seasons with the Bengals, says every team let air out of the footballs when...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL investigators to consult physicist on Deflategate

  Bill Belichick said it himself: He isn’t the Mona Lisa Vito of deflated footballs. But an Ivy League physicist probably is pretty close.   Apparently that’s the thinking of the NFL-appointed investigators looking into the New England Patriots’ DeflateGate controversy, as they have reached out to the Columbia University physics department for help in understanding...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 X-factors for Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks overflows with dramatic storylines and features fascinating characters that...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Analysis: New England Patriots’ Moneyball Style Backfield

LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts of the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The New England Patriots’ backfield is a spectacle. The very makeup of it is a testament to Bill Belichick’s football genius. From top...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady admits he has a cold

Yes. New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady’s cold is the talk of the day on social media. BREAKING: Tom Brady has a cold. — Andrew Siciliano (@AndrewSiciliano) January 28, 2015   Tom Brady says he is battling a cold. His kids and wife were sick and he brought it to Phoenix. Says he will be 100 percent for game. — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) January 28, 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch reporter deflate 12 footballs in 40 seconds (Video)

The most recent report in the "DeflateGate" scandal reveals that a video exists allegedly showing a New England Patriots locker room attendant taking the team's 12 game balls into the bathroom for 90 seconds prior to the AFC Championship game. This would seem to be the only timeframe where a Patriots employee could have deflated the 12 footballs, but many wonder if that would even...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keys to victory for the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX

As if by fate, the New England Patriots made it through the AFC in 2014 and now have a chance, as the last “dynasty” in the NFL, to stop what could be the coronation of the newest dynasty when they square off against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. New England’s road to Arizona was an easier one than Seattle’s, beating the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: No NFL coach I respect more than Pete Carroll

On this day, 15 years ago, Robert Kraft hired Bill Belichick to succeed Pete Carroll and become the new head coach of the New England Patriots. The move completely resurrected the Patriots franchise. Belichick has delivered three Super Bowl wins and won 12 division titles during his tenure thus far. And the Patriots are currently one win away from winning their fourth championship...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gronk reads erotica, sings Katy Perry at SB Media Day

Super Bowl XLIX Media Day got off to a slow start, and then New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski took the podium. That’s when the fun began. Gronkowski entertained reporters and fans from start to finish. No one expected him to read a line from the erotic novel, A Gronking to Remember, but that’s exactly what he did. “In front of the entire country, Gronk’s spikes...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

As Patriots prepare for Super Bowl, it’s easy to forget about Aaron Hernandez

Ed Note: This post originally appeared on This Given Sunday. On Thursday, the New England Patriots will participate in their second-to-last full practice in advance of Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix. And while they do that, the murder trial will begin for a man who played a key role in helping them win playoff games only two years ago. But what’s most amazing about the fact that the...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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