Super Bowl LII

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Alex Reimer
March 28, 2018 - 1:50 pm
NFL officials were often accused of favoring the Patriots last season. They had the highest rate of offensive drives with at least one penalty called on their opponent and came up on the winning end of several close calls. In the AFC championship, for example, a quick whistle appeared to rob...
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Ryan Hannable
February 09, 2018 - 6:00 am
Apparently, the Patriots were in the Eagles' heads before last Sunday's Super Bowl. On 620 WDAE in Tampa, Eagles long-snapper Rick Lovato said the Eagles didn't run certain plays, including the Philly Special, during their walkthrough at U.S. Bank Stadium the day before the game. “We had run that...
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Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo
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John Tomase
February 08, 2018 - 3:01 pm
The Patriots and 49ers both just made enormous bets on their quarterbacks. Which organization would you rather be for the next five years? In New England, that quarterback is 40-year-old Tom Brady, who only days ago completed the greatest losing performance in Super Bowl history. He threw for a...
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Scott McLaughlin
February 06, 2018 - 4:31 pm
Malcolm Butler has broken his silence. In a statement released on his Twitter and Instagram accounts , the Patriots cornerback who was controversially benched in Super Bowl LII denied rumors that he attended a concert and/or missed a curfew during Super Bowl week, saying he was with his family...
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Lucy Burdge
February 06, 2018 - 11:49 am
Not only did Gisele Bundchen console her husband, Tom Brady, after the Patriots’ Super Bowl loss to the Eagles, she comforted her children as well. When her kids were upset their dad lost, Bundchen was frank with her response. “They haven’t won in a million years,” she told them. When daughter...
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Ryan Hannable
February 05, 2018 - 12:19 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The day after Super Bowl LII the biggest question that still remains following the game is why didn’t Malcolm Butler play? The cornerback didn't play a single defensive snap after playing the most defensive snaps on the team over the course of the season. On a conference call...
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Lucy Burdge
February 05, 2018 - 12:16 pm
Robert Kraft addressed Patriots fans at a Super Bowl after party Sunday night and apologized for the team’s loss. Kraft took the stage with his son Jonathan at the event that was planned for a victory and featured entertainment including Jennifer Lopez, Gucci Mane and Florida Georgia Line. But the...
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Zach Ertz
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John Tomase
February 05, 2018 - 12:05 pm
There's a scene at the end of every great thriller when seemingly innocuous details unspool in a character's memory and reassemble into a clear narrative. Of course Bruce Willis died. Of course Keyser Soze walked out of that police station. Of course DiCaprio lived a dream within a dream within a...
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Ryan Hannable
February 05, 2018 - 11:35 am
MINNEAPOLIS -- After the Patriots' 41-33 loss to the Eagles in Super Bowl LII, Devin McCourty was open and honest. He would rather have lost earlier in the playoffs than in the Super Bowl. “Yeah, you would rather not be here if you’re going to lose. It’s just the truth,” McCourty said. “We would...
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Lucy Burdge
February 05, 2018 - 6:50 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire. http://weei.stats.com/multisport/front.asp MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Portland at Detroit, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Dallas at LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (...
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