The Patriots' Super Bowl Success Relies On The Brady-Gronk Connection

Since Randy Moss got the Jazzy Jeff toss from the New England in the middle of the 2010 season, Patriots fans have spent offseason after offseason squawking about the team's need for a deep-threat receiver. Those people are idiots. The current Patriots do not need a deep threat, because Tom Brady sucks at the deep… » 1/29/15 4:34pm Yesterday 4:34pm

Watch The Deadspin Super Bowl Ad That Was Too Hot For TV!  (NSFW!) 

You know the drill by now: Some dipshit company like GoDaddy or Carl's Jr. makes a lascivious Super Bowl ad, only to be bombarded with a host of last-second edits from the prudes in your average network's S&P department. And then they go ahead and post the uncut ad—highly NSFW (OOH!), like the one above—on their… » 1/29/15 3:17pm Yesterday 3:17pm

Marshawn Lynch Already Explained Why He Hates Talking To The Media

By now, Marshawn Lynch's natural reticence to speak to reporters—even when contractually obligated to do so—has metastasized into something else entirely; after a season of locker-room verbal combat, it's less shyness than it is defiance. Defiance of league regulations he believes are illogical, of a press corps whose… » 1/28/15 1:40pm Wednesday 1:40pm

NFL Players Should Unionize

The National Football League had its way with Marshawn Lynch this week, reportedly threatening to fine the Seattle Seahawks running back $500,000 if he didn't speak to reporters. This is just one more in a series of incidents in which the league has threatened players with disproportionate penalties for minor… » 1/28/15 11:41am Wednesday 11:41am

Brandon Browner Says Injured Seahawks Are Targets

Patriots corner Brandon Browner—who spent the previous three seasons with the Seahawks—was not shy about his belief that New England needs to target his banged-up former teammates. Speaking to ESPN, Browner specifically referenced Richard Sherman's sprained elbow and Earl Thomas's separated shoulder, both suffered in… » 1/27/15 9:40am Tuesday 9:40am

Report: Man (Probably) Took Piss With Two Bags Of Footballs In Tow

Earlier today Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported that the NFL's investigation into how 11 of the 12 footballs the Patriots used in the AFC Championship Game became deflated had zeroed in on a "person of interest": a Patriots locker room attendant. Surveillance video reportedly shows this person of interest taking the… » 1/26/15 11:52pm Monday 11:52pm

Robert Kraft Doubles Down On Patriots' Innocence, Asks NFL For Apology

Patriots owner Robert Kraft crashed a press conference scheduled for Bill Belichick and Tom Brady in Arizona tonight, telling the assembled media "I want to make it clear that I believe unconditionally that the New England Patriots have done nothing wrong" in response to accusations that they deflated footballs prior… » 1/26/15 8:49pm Monday 8:49pm