NFL: Ref In AFC Title Game Inspected Footballs Properly; ‘Officiating Is Not Part Of The Investigation’
This week, each team gets 54 footballs — many are given to charity after brief game usage — and all of them will be taken into custody by the NFL on Friday after the Seahawks and Patriots have prepared them.
After two days of giving only scripted answers, the Seattle Seahawks’ star running back gave his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week, mostly telling reporters why he won’t talk to them.
Gambling on the Super Bowl reminds me of boozing on New Year’s Eve. Even those who don’t partake the other 364 days tend to grant themselves an evening pass from purity.
The road to perfection reached a dead end in the Arizona desert. Now the New England Patriots are back where a Super Bowl championship — and an unbeaten record — barely eluded them seven years ago.
Five years after being selected by Carroll to be the second piece of the Seahawks hierarchy, Seattle is in a second consecutive Super Bowl thanks largely to a roster constructed by Schneider.
A day after giving the same one-sentence response at Super Bowl Media Day, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had another scripted answer to any questions.
The New England Patriots quarterback sounded under the weather during his session with the media on Wednesday. He rubbed the back of his right hand under his nose at one point.
To a man, woman and child, you will miss them. We need New England, or someone like them, even if we don’t like them.
This is an extreme response to “Deflate-gate,” but no one can say it doesn’t have support.
At Tuesday’s media day, any animosity was buried. Each expressed respect for the other, although Revis referred to the fact that in Seattle’s defense, Sherman plays only half the field.
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch knew he had to talk. It didn’t mean he had to say anything.
The NFL’s worst nightmare is a New England victory this Sunday. It will cast a pall over the playoffs, and stain the sacred Lombardi Trophy.
Somebody get Tom Brady some Kleenex.
As far as some of the Jets see it, the underinflated footballs saga is just the Patriots being the Patriots.
If the Patriots can put the hangover of this scandal behind them, this could actually be one of the most memorable Super Bowls of them all.
Photos of Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show.
Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.
Great snaps from Super Bowl XLVIII.
Photos of fans gathering outside MetLife Stadium ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII.