Bill Belichick

Super Bowl 51: The New England Patriots Won, And The Atlanta Falcons Only Have Themselves To Blame


Matt Ryan played at an MVP level in Super Bowl LI, but the Falcons came up short to the New England Patriots in Overtime. (Getty Images)

They had it.

I keep repeating that phrase over and over again as I go over the many ways the Atlanta Falcons cost themselves their first Super Bowl Championship in franchise history. (more…)

AFC Championship Game: Pittsburgh Steelers A Tough Test For New England Patriots


Le’Veon Bell had 149 yards from scrimmage the last time the Steelers and Patriots played. With Ben Roethlisberger playing this time, expect that production to increase on Sunday.

73-101. (more…)

About Last Year: Previewing The New England Patriots 2015 Playoff Outlook

“Gronk” will have to be brilliant again in 2015 for the Patriots to have any shot at returning to the playoffs and defending their title. (Photo By: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images North America)

Leading up to the start of the 2015 NFL season I will be previewing last year’s playoff teams and their chances for making it back to the postseason

2014 Overview:

Record: 12-4 (1st in AFC East; Won Super Bowl XLIX)  (more…)

NFL Offseason 2015: Tom Brady, Patriots Get #DeflateGate Penalties; Now What?

New England Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady, was suspended four games for his part in #DeflateGate  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

New England Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady, was suspended four games for his part in #DeflateGate (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

#DeflateGate has an outcome. Sort of.

Tom Brady has been suspended. The Patriots have been docked two draft picks (including their 2016 first-round pick), and the franchise has been ordered to pay $1 million dollars as a fine. If this punishment sticks, it would be some of the harshest the sport has ever seen. My money, though, is that it won’t; and the NFL will once again have proved us suckers on their quest to dominate 12-months of the sports news landscape. (more…)

Locker Talk Episode 38: Super Bowl Preview Podcast

(Photo By: Otto Greule/Getty Images)

(Photo By: Otto Greule/Getty Images)

The Lady SportswriterKim Nash, joins me as co-host to preview tomorrow’s Super Bowl between the Seattle Sehawks and New England Patriots. Tune in as we discuss key matchups, and what each team needs to do to win the big game. Locker Talk is presented by The Locker

New England Patriots’ Aaron Hernandez Saga Another Sad Case

aaron-hernandezYou’re not untouchable. You’re note above reproach. Things can go badly in  hurry if you allow them to.  (more…)

Bill Belichick, New England Patriots Benefit From Geography, Not Moves Like This

bos_g_belichick-welker_mb_576There’s arrogance, and then there’s Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots.

By now we all know that Wes Welker will no longer be catching passes from Tom Brady. Welker, who was franchised by the Patriots last season, signed with the Denver Broncos for two-years, $12 million dollars. (more…)