New England Patriots
Denver, Atlanta, New England and San Francisco host divisional playoff games this weekend. They’re a combined 49-14-1, and their rosters are filled with such headline grabbers as Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Tony Gonzalez and Patrick Willis.
The New England Patriots star needs one more victory to break a tie with Joe Montana for most in the postseason by a quarterback.
The New England Patriots defensive tackle faces the Houston Texans running back for the second time this season on Sunday in the AFC divisional round. Foster rushed for just 46 yards in the first meeting.
To hear Bill Belichick glumly address reporters on Monday, you’d think the Houston Texans blew New England out in the regular season — and not the other way around.
Bill Belichick decided that he wasn’t convinced about the legitimacy of a kick. What resulted was an incident that’s all but guaranteed to get Belichick a hefty fine from the league office.
Football is back, and not a moment too soon. Here are the five must-watch match-ups for the upcoming 2012 NFL season.
Seau was a standout linebacker with the University of Southern California before going to the San Diego Chargers, whom he led to the Super Bowl following the 1994 season.
We will soon have a new clubhouse leader for the most severe penalties ever handed out by the NFL and it will be Gregg Williams –– now the defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams –– and the New Orleans Saints.
Now that he’s running for the Senate, James can’t separate his Republican politics from football, which accounts for nearly all of his name recognition.
How about some of the fun stuff? The Leftovers. Lots to be had after what was a great game, an elaborate halftime show and some fun commercials. (I DID pick the Giants, btw)
Not sure who or what M.I.A. is, but he/she/it became infamous Sunday by upstaging Madonna and flipping the bird to 110 million viewers on NBC.
The NFL and NBC are apologizing for another Super Bowl halftime show, after performer M.I.A. extended her middle finger and cursed on television.