New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick held another press conference on Saturday to explain how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he didn’t touch or think about the footballs used to get his team into the Super Bowl after he picked out the ones he wanted to throw.
Add underinflated footballs to the list of incidents giving Bill Belichick a reputation for guile and playing above the rules.
When the Indianapolis Colts intercepted a pair of Tom Brady passes in Sunday’s playoff game, they thought the footballs were too soft.
The NFL is investigating whether the Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
The Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.
No doubt about it. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are the dominant coach-quarterback pair in the NFL. And they left no question that they deserve the sixth Super Bowl appearance of their brilliant careers.
New England’s offensive line will need to step up its game without its starting center.
The Indianapolis Colts remain healthy heading into Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough. Vontae Davis and Greg Toler expected to play.
After knocking out the Denver Broncos, 24-13, last weekend, the Indianapolis Colts need to focus on key areas to defeat the New England Patriots on Sunday in Foxborough.