I mean, what else could the sports radio trolls conjure up today?
The previously washed-up Tom Brady submitted an almost perfect performance yesterday against the Chicago Bears at Gillette Stadium, as the “Let’s face it, they’re not a good team anymore” Patriots won their fourth in a row, this time a 51-23 shellacking of a Bears team in turmoil.
Now all the focus is on the Denver Broncos, who come to town on Sunday for a game which may decide home field in the AFC.
Pats, Broncos hitting crescendo heading into showdown – Tom E Curran looks ahead. He also has Darrelle Revis already eyeballing Broncos.
Tom Brady caps off brilliant stretch – Mike Reiss has the Patriots QB keeping things steady during the highs and lows of this season.
Rob Gronkowski, Brandon LaFell have morphed New England Patriots offense from pedestrian to potent – Kevin Duffy looks at the two targets that have transformed the Patriots offense in recent weeks.
Brandon LaFell no second prize – Karen Guregian notes that the receiver has proved he was worth the signing.
Brady: I’ll take my offensive weapons over Manning’s – Wait, what? Brady has WEAPONZ? Since when, Phil Perry?
This is why Patriots picked up Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner – Ben Volin looks at the Patriots two biggest offseason acquisitions starting to hit their stride.
Lots of big ‘D’ contributors for Patriots – Adam Kurkjian notes that it wasn’t just the cornerbacks who stepped up yesterday.
Get the rest of the stories at PatriotsLinks.com.
Brandon Marshall a top topic on NFL TV shows – Chad Finn says that the Chicago WR’s weekly stint on Around the NFL should be interesting this week.
NBA may be at a high point – Finn’s Friday column was on the NBA and its television deals.
A new era for ESPN’s NBA Countdown; bashing Jay Cutler – Richard Deitsch’s media column looks at tension last season between Bill Simmons and Sage Steele on the ESPN NBA show, and a ton of other items.
“I don’t believe in damned curses…” Did something happen 10 years ago today?