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The Eagles aren't good enough to make it to the Super Bowl, and here's why

Maybe the Eagles really aren't that good. Yeah, they are 10-2. And yeah, up until Sunday night's 24-10 loss to the Seahawks they were the favorites in the NFC to win the Super bowl. And yes, we know, they are a team that had prior fired off nine straight wins including five straight with...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:01am

Eagles Super Bowl? The psychological implications of a Philadelphia championship run

It's been passed on from generation to generation of Philadelphia sports fans: don't get your hopes up. From the Phillies collapse of 1964, to the lean times of the 1970s, to the early 2000s Eagles' failures to win a Super Bowl all the way to the beginning of the Sixers' painful...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 5:31pm

Glen Macnow: The Eagles bandwagon is loading. Are you on?

Are you ready to say it yet? You know, those words rhyming with “Scooper Mole.” Are you ready to board the bandwagon? To suspend your hard-earned fatalism? To scout your parade-watching spot on Broad Street for February? Most of us remain wary of declaring the Eagles Super Bowl worthy...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 1:44pm

The Super Bowl is going to let Justin Timberlake perform again

Justin Timberlake — who perhaps you know as the original teenage heartthrob named Justin with questionable hair choices — is rumored to be performing at next year’s Super Bowl halftime show. I’m sorry, what? No. Timberlake last performed in 2006, when he ripped off Janet...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:55pm

NY congressman calls Putin 'thief' for stealing Bob Kraft's Super Bowl ring

Tom Brady might have his jersey back, but a New York congressman said it was just the “first step” in getting back another piece of New England Patriots memorabilia: owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring, taken by Vladimir Putin during a meeting in 2005.Kraft showed off the ring while meeting with...

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 2:57am

Devin McCourty, Martellus Bennett among Patriots boycotting April 19 White House, Donald Trump visit

It seems like the Patriots can't help but be entangled in politics.It's no secret that owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady each have a personal relationship with President Donald Trump.The Super Bowl winners back in February, New England has received it's customary...

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:54am

The worst live TV fails of all time

There’s nothing quite as exhilarating as a live television broadcast — anything could happen, and usually does. Last night’s huge fail at the Oscars got us reflecting back on other blunders in live TV events. From the boob seen 'round the world at Super Bowl XXXVIII to Ashlee Simpson’s lip-sync...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 3:41pm

Patriots’ Chris Long tackles haters on Twitter

Haters gonna hate, but Chris Long of the New England Patriots has a retort for all of you.Fans put Long on blast after publically announcing last week that he was going to skip the Super Bowl champs’ visit to Donald Trump’s White House. At least five of his teammates will, too.RELATED: 6 Patriots...

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 11:33am

6 Patriots players say they’ll bow out of White House visit

What do Chris Long, LeGarrette Blount, Alan Branch, Martellus Bennett, Devin McCourty and Dont'a Hightower have in common, aside from winning the Super Bowl with the New England Patriots on Sunday?They have all publically said they plan on skipping a trip to the White House to celebrate the team’s...

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 9:02pm

Lady Gaga shuts down Super Bowl body shamers: 'I'm proud of my body'

Lady Gaga literally does not have time for her haters. A handful of people on social media critiqued her supposedly unflattering appearance during her Super Bowl halftime show — particularly her midsection, with some horribles going so far as to call it a “beer belly.”Related: Lady Gaga soars over...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 10:52pm

Patriots victory parade nothing but sloppy fun

The fifth Patriots Super Bowl victory parade had it all.“Brady!, Brady!, Brady!” chants began erupting well before the 11 a.m. start to the near three hour long celebration throughout the streets of downtown Boston. A work scaffold with a sign that read “Falcon Construction” had fans – lined 8-10...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 1:26am

Patriots take Super Bowl victory celebration to streets of Boston (LIVE STREAM)

The excitement over the New England Patriots’ epic Super Bowl victory has not deflated in Boston yet.In fact, it’ll surely get even more frenetic as the team takes its victory lap around the city today.The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Hynes Convention Center and head down Boyleston Street before...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 8:01pm

Danny Picard: Expect Tom Brady and Bill Belichick to retire at the same time

If pacts are being created inside Gillette Stadium, I find it hard to believe that Tom Brady is not involved. Reports coming out of Houston the morning of Super Bowl LI confirmed my belief.Several hours before kickoff on Sunday, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport cited sources that said the Patriots...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 4:10am

Dyer: This Brady Super Bowl win is one the haters can't deflate

Now, Tom Brady belongs to the legends, the undisputed greatest of all-time following a Super Bowl win that was and is the embodiment of everything he represents. Simply, Brady is the best quarterback in the history of the NFL.He will always be tainted by Deflategate and the extent of his...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 3:58am

Dartmouth Police probe 'deflation of Roger Goodell’s ego' after Patriots' Super Bowl win

As New England Patriots fans basked in the glory of their team's historic Super Bowl win, one Massachusetts police department couldn't help but have a little fun with a story that won't die.Just after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, handed the MVP trophy over to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady,...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 3:34am

Evan Macy: How to fix Super Bowl overtime? Let them play

Lets be clear. The Falcons deserved to lose Super Bowl LI.They allowed 31 straight points, ruined a late field goal try to insure the game due tospotty play calling and were man-handled in overtime as Tom Brady helped New England close a 25-point gap to win a fifth Super Bowl.But the way the game...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 2:14am

Patriots will make tough decisions on 2017 free agents, extending 2018 class

Lets set aside the fact that the Patriots will need to make a decision on Jimmy Garoppolo, who may have spent his last game backing up 39-year-old Tom Brady (who after Sundayappears to still be in his prime).As he told SiriusXM Monday, he's not quitting any time soon,"If it was up to my wife she'd...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 1:01am

The anatomy of the Patriots' epic Super Bowl LI comeback win

Here’s going to be the most forgotten aspect of the New England Patriots’ epic comeback in Super Bowl LI:Bill Belichick’s decision to send Stephen Gostkowski out for a 33-yard field goal rather than make a desperate attempt at fourth-and-15, even considering the 28-9 deficit the Patriots faced...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 12:19am

The top 5 catches in Patriots' Super Bowls (Julian Edelman, David Tyree and more)

What are the most iconic catches in recent NFL history? The list almost certainly begins and ends with catches in Patriots Super Bowls.For whatever reason, some of the most consequential and skillful catches in Super Bowl history — and playoff history too for that matter — have taken place with New...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 12:12am

Patriots' Martellus Bennett will boycott the team trip to the White House

His team just won its fifth Super Bowl, but Martellus Bennett says he won't be participating in one planned celebration. And it involves President Donald Trump.In a postgame interview following the New England Patriots' historic win against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Bennett told the Dallas...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 12:11am