Patriots FS Devin McCourty has a simple reason for skipping White House visit

A number of New England Patriots players have said they won’t be joining the team when it visits the White House this summer to celebrate its most recent championship. Devin McCourty is among them, as are Martellus Bennett, Chris Long and several others. When McCourty originally declared that he wouldn’t accompany his teammates to D.C., […]

Patriots re-sign Rob Gronkowski’s younger brother yet again

The New England Patriots just can’t enough of Rob Gronkowski’s younger brother. The defending champs re-signed fullback Glenn Gronkowski, who had four different stints with the team in 2016, to a futures contract Tuesday. The 22-year-old, who went undrafted last year, made the Bills’ 53-man roster but was released by Buffalo in September. Gronkowski initially […]

Cris Carter: How much longer does Tom Brady really have left?

At the age of 39, Tom Brady orchestrated the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history to win his fifth championship in 17 seasons. For many quarterbacks, it would have been the perfect time to call it a career – but Brady has repeatedly said he plans to play for as long as he can. On […]

Judging the New England Patriots’ place in NFL history

It will take a while, and some reflection, to put these New England Patriots into historical perspective. The NFL has been around for 97 years, through several eras and leagues, and so there’s no definitive statement to make about where the Patriots rank with the greatest teams of all time — except to say that […]

5 reasons Super Bowl LI could be the best Super Bowl ever

5 reasons Super Bowl LI could be the best Super Bowl ever

NFL fans (and casual commercial observers) have witnessed some brilliant Super Bowls over the past decade after an era that was populated by blowouts. Broncos-Panthers in Super Bowl 50 last February didn’t feel close but Carolina trailed by only 6 late in the game. Patriots-Seahawks in XLIX was an all-time classic, there was the Ravens-49ers […]

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