The Patriots took a day to recover from and enjoy their AFC Championship win over the Ravens, while begining to turn their attention to the NFC Champion New York Giants.
The Super Bowl XLII replays have already begun on NFL Network. View at your own peril. Some of us still can’t stomach it.
Super Bowl may be a rematch, but teams are not the same – Tim Britton says that for all the attention about the “rematch” these are pretty much completely different teams than the two that met in XLII. Rich Garven has the Patriots looking to finish off the season the right way.
Making The Grades – AFC Championship, Patriots vs. Ravens – Jeremy Gottlieb has the grades from Snday and here are a pair of other report cards to look over, from Ron Borges and Hector Longo.
Patriots savor a little longer – Shalise Manza Young has the team taking a day to enjoy their AFC Championship.
A workout by Vince Wilfork – Ian Rapoport has a look at a very tired Wilfork following his monster performace against the Ravens.
In key moments for the Patriots, it’s keep calm and carry on – Christopher Price notes how the Patriots ability to come through in key moments has separated them from the rest of the AFC this season.
Rob Gronkowski will be ready – Rapoport’s notebook says that the monster tight end will be ready to play in the Super Bowl. The Globe notebook from Shalise Manza Young confirms that. The Patriots Journal has Julian Edelman not one to back down from a challenge.
The hot topic of sports radio this morning has been Tim Thomas and his boycott of the Bruins visit to the White House yesterday.
The Celtics put on a defensive clinic last night, holding the Orlando Magic to 25% shooting from the field, on their way to a 87-56 romp at the TD Garden.
Dwight Howard tips hat to C’s after ugly loss – Steve Bulpett has the Magic center saying that the Celtics went back to playing “Boston basketball” last night.
The Celtics we know – Paul Flannery welcomes back the Celtics.
Banged-up Celtics put hurt on Magic – Peter May has the Celtics putting on a defensive tour de force.
Pietrus is latest sidelined – Gary Washburn’s notebook looks at the latest Celtics injury and has the Garden welcoming back Glen Davis.
What the addition of Cody Ross means for the Red Sox – Alex Speier examines the signing of the free agent outfielder.