Richard Sherman fuels DeflateGate fire with jabs at Patriots, Robert Kraft and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
Richard Sherman’s left elbow may still be hurting, but his mouth is off and running at the Super Bowl.Upvote Share Tweet
PHOENIX — We interrupt the Deflategate hysteria (I do believe that is not an overstatement) to bring you this incredible factoid about the state of the two Super Bowl teams approaching the 23rd game of their seasons: One player out of 106 active Seahawk…Upvote Share TweetRichard Sherman doesn't think the NFL will discipline the Patriots if they're found to have adjusted the air pressure in 11 footballs prior to the AFC Championship Game, because of the relationship between Roger Goodell and Pats owner Robert Kraft.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 7 hours agoFor those expecting swift and harsh justice for the New England Patriots over the deflate-gate issue, with huge suspensions for the Super Bowl, you're likely out of luck. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reiterated during a remote Pro Bowl halftime interv…Upvote Share Tweet
Sports of The Times: It Doesn’t Take a Scientist to Sense a Shift in Momentumnytimes.com 8 hours agoHeading into the Super Bowl, an us-against-the-world theme is emerging for the New England Patriots.Upvote Share Tweet
N.F.L. Roundup: In Phoenix, the Seahawks Push Distractions Asidenytimes.com 8 hours agoAs Seattle arrived Sunday in the host city for the Super Bowl, the team’s players and coach mostly played down discussions of the footballs used in New England’s A.F.C. championship game victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Irsay compliments Patriots, says he’s “confident” in NFL’s investigationprofootballtalk.com 9 hours agoWhile complimenting the Patriots on their rout of his club in last week’s AFC title game, Colts owner Jim Irsay expressed support Sunday night for the league’s investigation of the Pats’ alleged under-inflation of footballs. Via his verified Twitter acc…Upvote Share Tweet
Rob Gronkowski favored to score a touchdown in Super Bowl 49profootballtalk.com 10 hours agoWe’ve entered the third day of PFT’s Prop Challenge, our daily look at a Super Bowl proposition bet. The first two props studied were Over-Unders — bets that require choosing whether a given statistic will finish above or below a given number. On Day On…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 11 hours agoPHOENIX -- I spent some time at Seattle Seahawks' media availability on Sunday, as they arrived a day earlier than the New England Patriots. One of the topics that came up was the Seahawks' view of the underinflated football issue as it relates to a dis…Upvote Share Tweet
Brady Returns to Facebook With a Rallying Cry for Patriots Fansboston.com 12 hours agoThe Patriots' quarterback wants to make sure fans are as fired up as he is on the eve of the team's departure for Glendale.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots' Browner Gets a 2nd Chance at a Super Bowl Ringnytimes.com 12 hours agoBrandon Browner received a Super Bowl ring last year even though he was watching from home 3,000 miles from the Seattle Seahawks when they won the title.Upvote Share Tweet
Even QVC Is Making Jokes About The Patriots' Footballsdeadspin.com 14 hours agoShut it down. All that can be said about Ballghazi has been said.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Julian Edelman says Bill Belichick's words about team are meaningfulESPN.com 15 hours agoFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick publicly lauded his players on Saturday, saying, "The team was the best team in the AFC in the regular season. We won two games in the playoffs against two good football teams. The best…Upvote Share Tweet
Akeem Ayers: Titans did me a favor trading me to Patriotsprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoAkeem Ayers is in the Super Bowl because he was traded from the Titans to the Patriots during the 2014 season. He’s thankful for that. Ayers said he appreciates the Titans for getting rid of him and getting him to a place where he could succeed. “They m…Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots have perfect attendance at final practice before tripESPN.com 17 hours agoFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots had perfect attendance in their final practice before heading to Arizona for Super Bowl XLIX. The Patriots practiced inside the Dana-Farber Fieldhouse for the fourth consecutive day Sunday as they are prepar…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 17 hours agoThere were more than a few sarcastic nicknames that arrived after the impromptu press conference called by the New England Patriots on Saturday, not the least funny of which was "Bill Belichick The Science Guy." But ABC's "Good Morning Am…Upvote Share Tweet
Reaching That First Super Bowl Plenty Exciting for Patriots of All Agesboston.com 19 hours agoWhether it's a younger player like Dont'a Hightower or a decorated veteran like Darrelle Revis, making it all the way to the Super Bowl for the first time is a feeling like none other.Upvote Share Tweet
U still mad bro? Patriots and Seahawks have an unfriendly historyyahoo.com 21 hours agoUsually Super Bowl opponents have no reason to dislike each other. Maybe there's a former coach or player who was wronged and now facing his old team, but rarely is there any hint of a rivalry. Teams from different conferences play each other only once …Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday morning one-linersprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoBills DT Marcell Dareus paid a visit to Luke Air Force Base. The wait for a wax likeness of former Dolphins QB Dan Marino has come to an end. Patriots WR Matthew Slater is familiar with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll from his college days facing USC as a U…Upvote Share Tweet
Eerie similarities between 2014 Seahawks and 2003 PatriotsESPN.com 22 hours agoCheck out some of these surprising similarities between this season’s Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots of the 2003 season. ESPN Stats & Information team found seven things, and maybe eight, that are eerily similar: 1. Russell Wilson lea…Upvote Share Tweet
Dispatches from the Desert: Arizona Here We Come!boston.com 24 hours agoChad Finn, Eric Wilbur, and Steve Silva are on the ground in Arizona and will provide updates, news, notes, and around-town happenings every day leading up to the Patriots-Seahawks showdown in Glendale.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 25 (yesterday)After a more than 2,000-word opening statement in his Saturday press conference detailing how the club’s footballs might have become under-inflated in the AFC title game vs. Indianapolis, Patriots coach Bill Belichick opened the floor for a question-and…Upvote Share Tweet
Bill Nye Deflates PatriotsJan 25Bill Nye talks about Bill Belichick's explanation for the Patriots' underinflated footballs.
OTL Deflategate TalkbackJan 25Bob Ley hosts a discussion on Deflategate with ESPN Business Analyst Andrew Brandt and USA Today NFL columnist Jarrett Bell.
Sport Science: DeflategateJan 25As the Deflategate debate rages on, we turn to John Brenkus and the "Sport Science" team for some scientific perspective.
Brady: NFL Hasn't Contacted MeJan 25In an interview with Chris Berman, Tom Brady disclosed that he hasn't yet spoken to NFL investigators regarding the allegations of the Patriots using underinflated footballs in New England's playoff victory against the Colts.
A Super Bowl ComebackJan 26PHOENIX — We interrupt the Deflategate hysteria (I do believe that is not an overstatement) to bring you this incredible factoid about the state of the two Super Bowl teams approaching the 23rd game of their seasons: One player out of 106 active Seahawk…
Deflategate: Relax and Let the Investigation Play OutJan 23Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
The Deflategate Rundown (And a Little Super Talk)Jan 23I asked you on Twitter late Wednesday if you’d prefer a Friday column on the events surrounding the Deflategate controversy in New England or an on-field football topic. You overwhelmingly voted football. I am writing this morning primarily about the Pa…
Deflategate: The Pressure is BuildingJan 21Unless the NFL can find incontrovertible evidence that someone with the Patriots ordered air taken out of footballs Sunday in Foxboro, it’s more likely than not that commissioner Roger Goodell will defer ruling on the case until after the Super Bowl. Ab…