Before The Giants Ruined The Patriots' Perfect Season, The Perfect…

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 2/02/12 3:00pm 2/02/12 3:00pm

Who Wants To Watch Tom Brady Cry?

Tom Brady paused for a near droplet in an ESPN interview about his draft day in 2000, when he wasn't selected until the sixth round. Brady, who seems to be growing more expressive with age, paused to remember his supportive parents and needed a moment. He also entertained the idea that he would have been "an insurance… » 4/11/11 12:05pm 4/11/11 12:05pm

Randy Moss Tells Jets That Patriots Are 'Still The Team To Beat.' That…

If there's one thing that Matt Cassel wishes for his starting debut with the Patriots on Sunday, it's that a prominent teammate talk some smack to the opposing team, which already has a contract out on him to begin with. Oh, and a very painful cold sore; that would be good. Randy Moss just couldn't help popping off to… » 9/11/08 2:00pm 9/11/08 2:00pm

Another Reason To Yammer About Tom Brady All Week

SCANDALOUS celebrity Web site TMZ was the first to post the pictures of Tom Brady's "boot cast thing" — trademark Deadspin! — and it is everyone in a tizzy. We quite love the idea of John Clayton and Len Pasquarelli digging through TMZ for more Tom Brady injury updates. » 1/22/08 5:35pm 1/22/08 5:35pm