Because they didn’t go into Beast Mode, the Seattle Seahawks found themselves in Spin Mode after losing Super Bowl XLIX.
We can now finally and forever say that Tom Brady broke through that historical membrane between three and four Lombardi Trophies, which just made him part of a most holy trinity of quarterbacks.
Instead of accepting defeat, the Seahawks tried to rush the line and get to the ball before Brady could take a knee, setting off pushing and shoving from both sides.
If it weren’t for the Seahawk’s ill-fated play call late in the fourth quarter, some would be calling this the worst decision in the history of the Super Bowl.
Domestic violence. Concussions. Retired players suffering. None of it gets washed away by a thoroughly enjoyable title game. Goodell and the owners need to understand that first.
And then they must deal with it, preferably before the next Super Bowl.
Boomer and Carton are still live in Arizona one more day and are amped to talk about an incredible game.
It didn’t matter how much air was in the balls, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was unstoppable when the pressure was strongest.
The New England Patriots are Super Bowl Champions and one of the first words that comes to mind when describing this one is unbelievable.
Wrangling all this year’s Super Bowl commercials was a tough job — but somebody had to do it.
President Barack Obama said until the Patriots used deflated footballs in the AFC championship game, he didn’t realize each team prepares its own footballs and brings them to the game.
It’s a change of course at University of Phoenix Stadium, where the home team Cardinals have played with the roof closed for every game since December 2013.
All Super Bowls need a gridiron narrative, and this one has a few. We have the Patriots’ pyrotechnic offense against Seattle’s wrecking ball defense, red zone efficiency, turnovers, and New England’s quest to stop Marshawn Lynch.
“He’s not supposed to come on Sunday,” the Seattle cornerback said Thursday. “Obviously that would change some things.”
The NFL won’t decide on any discipline for Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch until after the Super Bowl, commissioner Roger Goodell said at his Super Bowl news conference Friday.
Beverly Sherman says she wouldn’t advise her son, Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman, to exit Super Bowl XLIX “right away” should his girlfriend go into labor during the big game.