Welker to sign with Broncos, Albert Breer tweets.
As for the day's other big selection news, no Duck Boat rolling papacy rally for us.
Cheering for a Belichick Coached Team, by Uncle Diesel.
A roving UHub photographer noticed this possible omen of things to come this morning in a barbershop on Comm. Ave. by BU.
Jen braved the storm to video planes landing at Logan during the storm yesterday. Around 11 a.m., she captured a Virgin 747 coming in. The Patriots took a Virgin charter back from London. Could that have been them?
The North County Times in California reports.
Jay Fitzgerald contemplates the controversy surrounding Steve DeOssie and his pre-Super Bowl denunciation of the Pats:
The most annoying thing, besides his bite-the-hand-that-feeds-you behavior: The thick New York accent he employed.
A pawnbroker dumped 900 pounds of Butterfingers candy bars in Copley Square today to commemorate Wes Welker's performance in the Super Bowl. The CEO claims he loves to talk to people; you can let him know what you think at 720-320-7777.
UPDATE: The mayor's office reports:
Code enforcement has tracked company's address and contacts; will be issuing violation for commercial dumping.
That could mean a fine of up to $1,000.
OMG, Matt Light and Gronk went to a party after the Super Bowl! Clutch those pearls closer to your chest, Mabel! Or as David Robichaud asks, as he wipes away a tear:
What do you think about this? Should they have been celebrating after a crushing defeat?
Jay Fitzgerald says cut Gisele some slack:
[S]he was fundamentally right about bemoaning the dropped passes. Don't forget that.
Harvey Leonard (yes, that Harvey Leonard) tweets:
Our younger daughter is married & lives in NY. Her husband is a Giants fan, but she is on her way here to root for Pats.
Harv is also predicting a 30-24 Patriots win. Don't scoff - this is the man who correctly predicted the Blizzard of '78. Going even farther back, J.L. Bell shows us that Samuel Adams was a prescient man.
Boston Police say anybody not ensconced in a bar in those areas by the time Madonna starts to sing on Sunday will be turned away from the area. And people who are in a bar who leave after she starts belting it out will be escorted out of the area.
In its listing of Important Super Bowl Safety Tips for Patriots Fans Looking to Behave Like Champions, police say that in addition to massive presence around North Station and Kenmore Square, they will also "employ extensive use of video-cameras" to capture evidence of hooliganism.
The document warns that five or more people "tumultuously assembled" on the street can be ordered to disperse immediately.
Henry Santoro notes:
If he practices today, we win Sunday's game by six points. If he doesn't practice...let's not think about it.
UPDATE: Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says memo is misleading; people can't be arrested just for being outside; a Northeastern official agrees. More in the comments.
Residents of at least a couple of Northeastern dorms got a warning tonight from college Residential Life: Don't even think about going outside during or after the Super Bowl: