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Mark Cuban zings Belichick over Steelers hotel fire alarm

Mark Cuban thinks that the fire alarm at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ team hotel on Sunday morning had a lot to do with the New England Patriots organization.The Mavericks owner, a Pittsburgh native, had a suspect in mind upon hearing of the early morning fire alarm that woke the Steelers. Oh, that Bill Belichick. He’s behind everything.Cuban is joking, we think. The real culprit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots open to trading Garoppolo, price will be high

The New England Patriots are at least willing to gauge quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s trade market, but a deal will not be easy.NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Patriots are open to offers for Garoppolo, but they’ll be demanding at least a first-round pick in return, and may ultimately decide against moving him.“The Patriots are open to trading Jimmy Garoppolo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bennett playing through cracked bone in ankle

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett is one tough dude. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, he’s been playing this season with a cracked bone and bone chips in his ankle, an injury that will likely require surgery this offseason. Bennett has been a major player in New England’s offense this year, especially as they have had to make a go of it without Rob Gronkowski...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

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Via CLNS Radio
10 hours ago

Report: Man arrested for pulling fire alarm at Steelers hotel

Thanks to a Boston man, the Pittsburgh Steelers may have to catch a quick nap before the AFC Championship Game kicks off Sunday night.Police told ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio that 25-year-old Dennis Harrison of East Boston has been accused of pulling a fire alarm at the airport hotel where the Steelers were staying prior to their game against the New England Patriots. The man has been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 5 reasons why the New England Patriots will beat the Pittsburgh Steelers

5 reasons why the New England Patriots will beat the Pittsburgh Steelers
Via The Oregonian
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 best undrafted players remaining in NFL playoffs

Three games remain in the 2016 NFL season.The Packers visit the Falcons in the NFC championship game Sunday and the Steelers visit the Patriots in the AFC championship game.Super Bowl LI will be played Feb. 5 in Houston.After that will be three months of draft talk, and many people won’t know what they’re talking about.Players who turn out to be busts will be talked about like...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady refuses to discuss Donald Trump: ‘Let’s talk about football stuff’

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was all business when he addressed the press Friday ahead of the AFC Championship Game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.When pressed about whether he made a phone call to the new Commander in Chief, Brady would not discuss whether he made a phone call to Donald Trump. Whether he did make the call may never be revealed. What we do know is...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots have a magician perform tricks for players every Friday?

How about this for some Friday news—the New England Patriots, one of the NFL’s most secretive organizations, has a team magician come in every Friday…and the players love it.It’s always fun to get a peek behind the curtain at the Patriots, led by the tight-lipped Bill Belichick.Most, though, probably weren’t expecting this.Every Friday, a magician by the name of John Logan...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL conference championship QB trust power rankings

Now that the Wild Card and Divisional rounds are complete, we are back at it with the quarterback trust rankings. Like last week’s list, there are some slight changes. To no surprise, some quarterbacks climbed near the top of the list. So let’s take a look at our third edition of the rankings of the quarterbacks playing in the AFC and NFC Championships. 4. Matt Ryan, Atlanta...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly to meet with Pats after losing out on Jags' job

Chip Kelly was fired as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers and lost out on the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offensive coordinator job, so where does he go next?Possibly New England. Kelly plans to meet with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick after the Jaguars decided to go with Nathaniel Hackett as offensive coordinator, a league source told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Patriots offensive...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The AFC Championship’s two most important players

Come playoff time, all 53 players on every roster are going to be important and play some role. However, not all players are of equal importance. Some guys are going to do minor things to help a team win, while others are going to play major roles.Here are the two players in the AFC Championship Game that are most vital to their team earning a victory and a spot in Super Bowl LI...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick’s reaction to Donald Trump shoutout: 'We have a big game'

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick earned multiple mentions from President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday during a dinner for campaign donors.Trump said Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who was in attendance, is under no pressure because he has a great quarterback in Tom Brady and a great head coach in Belichick. Trump also said he learned his work ethic...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trump praises Pats, says Brady gave congratulatory call

President-elect Donald Trump held a campaign donors dinner Thursday night, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was in attendance.Kraft was present at the event to hear Trump speak the night before Friday’s inauguration. Trump took the time to congratulate Kraft on the Patriots’ success, which he acknowledged was in large part thanks to quarterback Tom Brady and head coach...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell is a coward, but then we knew that

Roger Goodell won’t be attending the AFC Championship Game in New England, because of course he won’t. During divisional weekend, Goodell was in the Georgia Dome on Saturday and at Arrowhead Stadium for Sunday’s late game. One could reasonably conclude, were one generally unfamiliar with Roger Goodell, that he would be in Gillette Stadium this coming weekend. He won’t. Reports...
Via Yardbarker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben reacts to Julian Edelman's criticism of Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger wasn't about to allow Julian Edelman to criticize the Pittsburgh Steelers organization without firing back a response. And the Steelers signal-caller cited the franchise's esteemed championship pedigree to react to the New England Patriots wide receiver's comments. Edelman started things by making an unflattering comment about the Steelers in the wake of the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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