Judge Decides Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial Jurors Can Watch Super Bowl

The Aaron Hernandez murder trial began on Thursday, and yesterday Judge Susan Garsh had an interesting decision to make: Should jurors be allowed to watch tomorrow's Super Bowl? While the NFL certainly hopes their biggest game of the year isn't sullied with even the mere mention of the alleged double murderer,… » 1/31/15 1:36pm Yesterday 1:36pm

This Year's Super Bowl Teams Really Are The Best In Their Conference

Hey, here's a change. The participants in this year's Super Bowl, through the NFL's single-elimination playoff format, were actually the best in their respective conferences this year. That never happens! Except, uhm, when it happened last year. But otherwise—that almost never happens! » 1/30/15 2:44pm Friday 2:44pm

Super Bowl Footballs Will Receive Extra Security

Remember, if you can, back a whole three days ago, before Marshawn Lynch conquered America: it's tough to believe now, but there used to be a big scandal about deflated footballs or something. (It's hard to recall the specifics.) The NFL is taking no chances on a repeat of the controversy. Nobody is getting to the… » 1/30/15 9:14am Friday 9:14am

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 Thursday 4:34pm

Why Those Statistics About The Patriots' Fumbles Are Mostly Junk

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Statistics can say whatever you want it to, drolls the dull old axiom. But that tack has always placed the onus more on the numbers than on the ones manipulating them; more correctly, you might say, Statistics can say whatever you want it to when it's used irresponsibly or haphazardly. This is especially important… » 1/27/15 3:42pm Tuesday 3:42pm

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

NFL Football Manufacturer Also Says Bill Belichick Is Full Of Shit

It's not just Bill Nye the Science Guy who isn't buying Bill Belichick's involved and theoretical explanation for how the Patriots's underinflated footballs might have gotten that way without any nefarious tactics. Representatives from Wilson, the company that makes the NFL's footballs, say that Belichick's ball story… » 1/26/15 12:24pm Monday 12:24pm

Richard Sherman: NFL Won't Punish Patriots Due To "Conflict Of Interest"

The Seahawks have arrived in Arizona, and while many players have declared that it's time to start focusing on football(big game next Sunday, you know) instead of the deflation scandal, Richard Sherman didn't hesitate to fire the first shots and predict the Patriots will get off scot-free because owner Robert Kraft is… » 1/26/15 9:10am Monday 9:10am