1. NFL Draft 2012: Finding the Perfect Backup Quarterback for Tom Brady

    Great teams play from behind, even when they're winning. That's what keeps their killer instinct alive. Nobody in modern sports embraces or embodies this philosophy more than Tom Brady ...

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  2. 10 Reasons Why 2012 Will Be the Most Exciting NFL Offseason Ever

    What team do you live for? The Browns? The Panthers? The Colts? The Redskins? The Dolphins? No matter what team you call your own, it's a brand new world—and 2012 could be your year...

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  3. When Rondo Gets Traded, My Love for the Celtics Will Be Destroyed

    Rajon Rondo and Tony Parker have four championship rings between them. Derrick Rose , Chris Paul and Deron Williams have a combined zero rings. In fact, Rose, Paul and Williams haven't even come close to winning a championship...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 3,137 reads 69 comments

  4. 2012 NFL Free Agents: 3 Restricted FAs the Kansas City Chiefs Should Target

    The easiest way to discover the value of a quarterback is to give him the weapons to win and then see if he actually does it. Look at Tony Romo ...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 2,653 reads 5 comments

  5. 8 Reasons New England Patriots Fans Should Be Optimistic in 2012

    As Patriot Nation finally eases into the offseason, it's incredible to think about how many teams were settling into their vacation way back on New Year's day...

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  6. NFL Free Agency: The Patriots Need Youth, Speed and Danger

    Every team has its own identity. With every new season, that identity changes a little bit. For the Patriots , next season can't be about clinging to unfinished business, and it can't be about rushing to get Tom Brady a ring before he retires...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 4,485 reads 30 comments

  7. NFL Free Agency: Making the Case for DeSean Jackson and the New England Patriots

    Call me old fashioned, but sometimes life works out the way you want it to. The New England Patriots won three Super Bowls with teams that were composed of misfits and a quarterback who was the 199th pick in his draft...

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  8. 6 Ideal Trade Scenarios for the New England Patriots

    The offseason is a time for reflection. It's a time to think about the players and situations that put your team in a position to win, and the things your team did wrong that left them a play or two away from winning the Lombardi Trophy...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 13,009 reads 30 comments

  9. Rajon Rondo Is the Tom Brady of the Celtics; Don't Trade Him, Build Around Him

    At this point, I've just about given up trying to convince everyone that Rajon Rondo is the best point guard in the league. I tried, I really did...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 5,444 reads 73 comments

  10. Analyzing the Value of Wes Welker and His Future with the Patriots

    When you consider Wes Welker 's staggering numbers last season, and you add in the fact that his body can only endure a few more years of brutality on the field, it would make sense for him to look for a big contract right now...

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  11. Wes Welker's Drop, Who's to Blame, and One Question I Would Ask Tom Brady

    When you look past the complex layers of strategy that defined Super Bowl XLVI , it really comes down to a simple conclusion: Mario Manningham caught the ball and Wes Welker didn't...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 3,088 reads 12 comments

  12. Super Bowl 2012: Why This Patriots Loss Is Unbelievably Painful

    The pain is intense, and it goes much deeper than just the loss. In many ways, it feels like a dream. It feels like we haven't played yet, and today's the real game...

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  13. 5 Most Unlikely Heroes in NFL History

    The five men on this list have 11 Super Bowl rings between them. These are the men who will stand the test of time. These men represent football. Without them, the story of the game can never be complete...

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  14. Super Bowl 2012: Final Thoughts for Patriots Fans Before Game Day

    So here we are. Word on the street is the New York Giants are going to win. At least, that's what I've been told by every single person I've spoken to in the last few days...

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  15. Super Bowl 2012 Predictions: Why Stephen Gostkowski Is Crucial to Winning

    Stephen Gostkowski is 28 years old and is good from 50 yards out on a good day. On a regular day, he’s good from about 45. Heading into the 2011 season at 85...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 1,850 reads 14 comments

  16. ESPN New York Staff Publishes Anti-Patriots Propaganda

    In a blatant act of propaganda, an ESPN New York blog post was published regarding the Patriots' Super Bowl send-off at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. The post was on the ESPN New York front page, titled "Not So Fast, Tommy...

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  17. Super Bowl 2012 Predictions: Who Plays Big, Who Wins, Who Gets MVP

    Playing through injury is all about heart. Ask Rajon Rondo. Ask Bobby Orr. Ask Curt Schilling. Heart matters. Rob Gronkowski is banged-up right now, and we know it’s bad. We don’t know how bad, but it’s bad...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 3,370 reads 6 comments

  18. Giants vs. Patriots: Is It Time for Nice Guy Brady to Get Mad?

    Who are the New York Giants ? They’re a team that lost to the Redskins this season. Twice. They also lost to the Seahawks , and they went from Week 10 through Week 13 without a win...

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  19. Super Bowl XLVI: Forget About a Close Game, We Want Total Slaughter

    The most painful part of Super Bowl XLII was that the second half was just as bad as the first. The New England Patriots couldn’t make the proper adjustments to neutralize what the New York Giants were throwing at them...

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  20. Indy Bound: How New England Patriots Fans Feel Right Now

    Winning the AFC championship: amazing. Winning it with Sterling Moore as the player of the game: priceless. As New England’s majestic season spills into February, the defense keeps rising to meet the standard of quality set by the offense...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 606 reads 7 comments

  21. Boston Celtics' Doomsday Scenario Hurts, but Allen and Rondo Can Make It Work

    When the Big Three came together for the Boston Celtics in 2007-08, it was meant to be a quick fix. We knew these guys only had a few more years, and that's what made the whole thing so romantic and memorable...

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  22. Mentally Tough New England Patriots Have Psychological Edge on Baltimore Ravens

    The Ravens win games with brutal defense, but their physical strength masks a deep mental crack within the ranks. Tom Brady is in a position to split this crack wide open. Let's examine this psychological crack...

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  23. NFL Playoff Scenarios: 5 Storylines to Watch for Championship Weekend

    This is where the drama is. These are the storylines behind the games. Every potential Super Bowl matchup is intriguing, but some are enough to make you believe football destiny is involved...

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  24. Tom Brady Reminds the World Why the Patriots Are Still the Team to Fear

    When Tom Brady shakes a monkey off his back, he rips it off and stomps on its throat. With a thorough dismantling of the Broncos in the divisional round on Saturday, the Patriots officially ended a three-year scavenger hunt for chemistry...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 2,201 reads 22 comments

  25. Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce Both Standing in Rajon Rondo's Way for Boston Celtics

    When James Posey left the Boston Celtics in 2008, the essence of the team left with him. Since then, Danny Ainge has made increasingly poor roster swaps in a seemingly never-ending quest to give Paul Pierce the players he needs to win...

    Marc Freshman Written by Marc Freshman about over 2 years ago 1,255 reads 12 comments