Since Tom Brady took over as quarterback of the Patriots in 2001, New England has won 14 division titles, seven AFC championships and five Lombardi Trophies. He’s back in 2017 at the age of 40 and so are the franchise’s lofty expectations.
Bill Belichick owns seven Super Bowl rings – five as head coach of the Patriots and two as the defensive coordinator of the Giants. He has won 237 career games, fourth most all-time behind Hall of Famers Don Shula, George Halas and Tom Landry.
Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes is more than last season’s NCAA passing leader. He’s a first-round draft choice waiting to happen, with numerous mock drafts having the former Texas Tech star moving up their boards. “The more I look at him,” said NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock, “the more I push him higher.” And why not? In …
Some New England Patriots are refusing to go to the White House to celebrate Super Bowl LI, and critics are not amused. But what they do not understand is that those players are only exercising the freedom that this country gives them.
The Jets upset of the Colts in 1969 holds the greatest historical significance in Super Bowl annals. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath guaranteed a victory, then the Jets went out and became the first AFL champion to beat the NFL champ.