Geno Smith was already focused on his next opponent a few hours after his first NFL victory. No time for the rookie quarterback to celebrate. Not with the Jets getting ready to play the Patriots at New England on Thursday night.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Monday declined to rule out bringing back the popular but underperforming quarterback some time this season, noting that it’s not uncommon for him to re-sign a player he’s already cut.
Tebow’s stay with the Patriots lasted just under 12 weeks and could signal the end of his NFL career.
Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.
Parcells seemingly spoke for everyone in the Hall of Fame gathered Saturday night. “There’s a kinship created that lasts for the rest of your life,” he said about his experience as one of the NFL’s most successful coaches.
Out of nowhere, the Patriots are instantly and eternally regal because they released Hernandez. When did the suddenly pious Patriots become the beacon of justice?
The Jets aren’t known for winning, but under Ryan they’ve done just enough of that to make themselves relevant
At a time when youngsters are force-fed the mantra that there are no losers, that the score is incidental and every team gets trophies, we have LeBron James as the global, athletic avatar.
State police returned to the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Wednesday, two days after a body was found about a mile away.
“Honestly, I thought it was a good move,” Rolle told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts. “…I really don’t comment too much on him being a quarterback … The guy has won games in this league, whether it’s with his arm, whether it’s with his legs.”
The word in New England on Tuesday was “Tebow.” The next day it was all about “spirituality.” Coincidence? Not at all.
The Tim Tebow saga has become so distorted that the contrasting commentary runs like watercolors all over his face. Tebow has somehow become the dual emblem of sports and idolatry, the good and the bad.
If the Patriots training camp turns into the Tebowmania circus that swallowed up Jets camp last year, lay the blame squarely on the media this time.
The newest Patriot wore No. 5, not his familiar 15 on his shorts and helmet. The QBs wore red jerseys without numbers.
Naturally, when the news of the former first-round pick joining Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and company came out it garnered significant reaction. Here are some reactions from the twitterverse from celebrities, analysts and athletes.