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Andy Reid: The way Tom Brady’s playing at age 43 is unbelievable

Andy Reid has coached against Tom Brady many times and will again in Super Bowl LV. The Chiefs were the last team to beat the Buccaneers this season, back in Week 12. Tampa Bay has won seven games in a row since then, in large part due to Brady’s execution of the offense. “You can [more]

Andy Reid: Tyreek Hill apologized for not scoring on 71-yard play

Tyreek Hill didn’t score any of the Chiefs’ five touchdowns in the AFC Championship Game, but he did have the longest gain of the contest. Hill caught a short pass from Patrick Mahomes in the third quarter and found himself starting to get hemmed in along the right sideline. He cut back across the field, [more]

Tom Brady visited Patrick Mahomes in locker room after 2018 AFC title game

Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes previously have met four times, splitting the games. The biggest victory in their head-to-head meetings thus far obviously came two years ago when the Patriots beat the Chiefs in overtime in the AFC Championship Game. After that 37-31 Patriots’ victory, Brady went to the Chiefs’ locker room to speak to [more]

Will Patrick Mahomes catch Tom Brady in Super Bowl appearances, wins?

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will make his second Super Bowl appearance in four seasons. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady will make his tenth. So here’s the question: Will Mahomes catch Brady? Brady also had two Super Bowl appearances in his first four seasons, the first of which was spent on the bench. Mahomes also spent his [more]

Josh Allen: It’s hard to win when you don’t play your A-game against Kansas City

Josh Allen and the Bills fell short of reaching Super Bowl LV, falling to the Chiefs 38-24 on Sunday. Allen finished the game 28-of-48 passing for 287 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He was also the Bills’ leading rusher, gaining 88 yards on seven carries. But there was clearly a gap between Buffalo [more]

Bruce Arians already is bracing to face Travis Kelce

Not long ago, Rob Gronkowski created more matchup nightmares than any tight end in football. Now, that title belongs to Travis Kelce of the Chiefs. On Monday, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians gave some early thoughts on having to deal with Kelce in 13 days. “It’s really hard,” Arians told reporters. “He reminds me a lot [more]

Andy Reid expects “a little bit of a challenge” from Super Bowl week schedule

When the Chiefs made the Super Bowl last year, they arrived in Miami a week ahead of the game in order to take part in media night and the other availabilities in the days leading up to the game. Things will be different this year. They’ll be traveling as if it were a regular road [more]

Cole Beasley broke his fibula in Week 16, played three playoff games with it

Jack Youngblood has some company. The Hall of Famer who more than 30 years ago broke his leg in the divisional round of the playoffs and played with the injury through the Super Bowl and then the Pro Bowl — back when the Pro Bowl actually was a football game, not two-hand-touch in pads. Via Bills [more]

Tre’Davious White: We have to go through the Chiefs to win a Super Bowl

The Bills fell to the Chiefs 38-24 in the AFC Championship game, but the game didn’t feel that close. After punting on the first drive, Kansas City scored on essentially all of its possessions through the end of the game. The only exceptions were a kneel down at the end of the first half, and [more]

Andy Reid not optimistic about Mitchell Schwartz returning for Super Bowl

The Chiefs have fought through offensive line issues all season, and will continue to do so in the Super Bowl after left tackle Eric Fisher tore his Achilles during Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. Right tackle Mitchell Schwartz hasn’t played since suffering a back injury during Kansas City’s Week 6 victory over Buffalo. While there’s always [more]

Late bye has fueled Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl run

With no offseason program or preseason, the Buccaneers weren’t as prepared for the 2020 regular season as they could have been. It showed early on, as the Buccaneers developed a habit of falling behind in games. The Bucs won three in a row after a Week One loss to the Saints, lost on a Thursday [more]

Bruce Arians: I’m not really excited to play Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill, and Patrick Mahomes

The Buccaneers have another rematch in store for Super Bowl LV, having lost to the Chiefs back in Week 12. Kansas City was up 27-10 with 7:00 left in the third quarter, but Tampa Bay scored 14 straight points to keep it close. Following Mike Evans‘ seven-yard touchdown catch with 4:00, the Chiefs’ offense held [more]

Bruce Arians: Too early for update on Jordan Whitehead’s shoulder

The Buccaneers opened Sunday’s NFC Championship Game down one safety and they lost another when Jordan Whitehead injured his shoulder during the game. Whitehead was hurt early in the third quarter while forcing an Aaron Jones fumble. The Bucs recovered to set up a short touchdown pass to tight end Cam Brate and take a [more]

NFL reviewed a non-reviewable ruling on Josh Allen incompletion

Just before halftime of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, Bills quarterback Josh Allen took the snap, rolled to his right, and threw the ball away an instant before stepping out of bounds at the 9-yard line. The officials mistakenly ruled him out of bounds. And then the NFL officiating department made a much bigger mistake. The [more]

Travis Kelce: Patrick Mahomes was flawless against the Bills

Travis Kelce set a tight ends record with 1,416 yards receiving in 2020. He’s kept up that level of production in the postseason, catching eight passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in the divisional round. Then he had 13 receptions for 118 yards and two TDs in the AFC Championship Game. Following Sunday’s matchup, [more]

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