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.
“If you’re asking me, does everybody try to find every edge they possibly can to win, then yes. Absolutely,” the Saints quarterback said Thursday on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show.
The distractions are starting to pile up for the New England Patriots ahead of Super Sunday.
The Patriots and Seahawks wouldn’t be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday if it weren’t for their superstars. But both teams got here with lesser-known players coming up big at key times.
The filmmaker — a passionate NY sports fan — said he may attend the Super Bowl on Sunday in Arizona. And he will be rooting for Russell Wilson’s Seattle Seahawks.
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.
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.
I see enough evidence to merit charges. Odds on a conviction are high, I believe. I don’t care who pulled the trigger — or the pin, in this case.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it.
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch knew he had to talk. It didn’t mean he had to say anything.
Betting on the Super Bowl is undeniably an uncertainty and a risk. A much less risky bet would be that Paul Bessire’s PredictionMachine.com has the most thorough and sound reasoning for why the Seattle Seahawks will defeat the New England Patriots.
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.
Asked about Brandon Browner’s comments, Seattle receiver Doug Baldwin didn’t seem to take offense: “I would expect nothing less. This is the Super Bowl. What do you expect?”