Onto the Super Bowl. Think Buckner will be calling Cundiff?
UPDATE: Of course they'll be facing the Giants. As Garrett Quinn tweets: "Two weeks of Boston vs New York hype. You're welcome, America."
Otherwise the Paul Revere statute in the North End is going to have to wear a Tebow jersey for a day.
Owen Strachan, a theology professor who admits to following the Patriots since the days when "Drew Bledsoe was completing cannon-like passes to more sideline coaches than receivers," struggles with the issue of whether God's hand is guiding Tebow's arm and what happens if the Patriots repeat their earlier stomping of Denver (Ed. note: Wouldn't it be something if the Pats won 66-6?), concludes that... Read more
Did Jesus take the weekend off? And gotta love that 29-yard run the wrong way at the end.
AFC East champions. Again.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office says it has dropped a charge of indecent assault and battery against wide receiver Julian Edelman for an incident at Storyville last month:
In a "nolle prosequi" form filed today in Boston Municipal Court, prosecutors wrote:
After a thorough investigation of this case by the Boston Police Department's Sexual Assault Unit â€¦ the Commonwealth has concluded that it... Read more
There is only so much that genius head coach Bill Belichick can do to make up for the mediocre general manager Bill Belichick. Heâ€™s coming up short. He no longer has control of his team. The players pay lip service to his greatness... Read more
Pats Propaganda posts a photo of Sarah Palin in a Patriots hoodie:
I don't know what bothers me more, that the shirt says "Once a Patriot always a Patriot" (because when was she ever a Patriots fan?) or that she's just another politician stealing our name to appear "patriotic."
Yes, really, it got that far. Guy claimed the Patriots owed him and other Jets fans $185 million. Plus interest, of course.
When the train that's supposed to take you from Foxboro back to Boston after that game breaks down.
After that last Jets touchdown, Ninja Chick reported an apparent Jets fan on the Red Line at Ashmont:
Who clips their nails in public ugh STOP !!! the pats just lost and don't want to hear your clipping.
For smaller storms, we've got the Bouchard. But for a storm like this, we shift to the Woodhead, as in: I hope the snow doesn't get any deeper than Danny Woodhead-high.
Sunday's Patriots game disturbed Matt Goisman, not so much because of the sub-par play (the Packers, with a substitute quarterback, really?) as because of the fans:
I've never seen a crowd as overwhelmingly nasty as I did at Gillette Sunday night. It wasn't just the booing. It wasn't just the profanity. It was the raw anger of it all that I had never experienced... Read more
Bill Swerski probably isn't too happy tonight.