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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]

Brady makes third Super Bowl since turning 40, which no other QB has done once

Tom Brady is the oldest quarterback ever to lead his team to the Super Bowl. And the second-oldest. And the third-oldest. The 43-year-old Brady will start for the Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV, making it the 10th Super Bowl of his career — and the third since turning 40. Brady made the Super Bowl with [more]

Tom Brady will continue to re-write the Super Bowl record book

Tom Brady has been a starting quarterback for 19 NFL seasons: He’s been in the NFL for 21 years, but as a rookie in 2000 he was a backup and in 2008 he suffered a season-ending knee injury in the first game. Of those 19 seasons, Brady has ended up in the Super Bowl in [more]

Six years after #Deflategate, Tom Brady keeps #winning

Six years ago, New England’s win over the Colts in an AFC Championship became marred by #Deflategate. From an erroneous report (undoubtedly leaked by the league to set a narrative) regarding 11 of 12 footballs underinflated by two or more pounds to the flawed investigation that followed to the suspension of Tom Brady to the [more]

Packers can tie Patriots’ NFL record with 37th postseason win in franchise history

The Green Bay Packers won their first postseason game in 1936, when they beat Boston in the NFL Championship Game. Today the Packers can earn their 37th postseason win. If they do, they’ll tie the Patriots for the most franchise postseason wins in NFL history. The Patriots have 37 postseason wins in their franchise history, [more]

What’s next for Matthew Stafford?

After a dozen seasons in Detroit, quarterback Matthew Stafford will be moving on. So where will he go? Plenty of teams will be interested, especially with a contract that pays out only $20 million in 2021. (He may want a new deal on the way through the door, however.) Despite being only a one-time Pro [more]

Patriots find themselves caught in litigation between Bret Bielema, Razorback Foundation

Coaches who get fired with years remaining on guaranteed contracts have two options: Don’t work and get paid 100 cents on the dollar by the former employer or take a job and see the amount owed from the former employer reduced by the money earned at a new job. Basically, the coach who takes another [more]

Report: Matt Patricia returning to Patriots

Former Lions head coach Matt Patricia is reportedly headed back to New England. Jim McBride of the Boston Globe reports that Patricia will be joining the Patriots to assist the coaching staff in a variety of roles. There’s no word on what kind of title Patricia will have in his return to the team. Patricia [more]

Julian Edelman on retiring: We’re not there yet

As the 2020 season neared its end, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said that it was too early to talk about whether wide receiver Julian Edelman would return for another season and Edelman isn’t ready to confirm any plans either. Edelman, who turns 35 this spring, missed the final 10 games of the season with [more]

Rob Gronkowski calls Bucs one of the best offenses he’s been on

The Patriots’ offensive units of 2007 and 2012 with Tom Brady set plenty of NFL records. The 2007 Patriots set then-NFL records for touchdowns (75), points scored (589) and point differential (+315), and Brady set a then-NFL record with 50 passing touchdowns. The 2012 Patriots scored 550 points and broke the NFL record for first [more]

49ers re-sign exclusive rights free agent Ken Webster

The 49ers announced Thursday that they have re-signed exclusive rights free agent Ken Webster to a one-year deal. The cornerback originally joined the 49ers from the Dolphins’ practice squad Sept. 16. He played nine games with the 49ers and made four tackles and a forced fumble on special teams. The Patriots drafted Webster in the [more]

Bruce Arians sees no drop off from Rob Gronkowski

Tampa Bay tight end Rob Gronkowski came back from a yearlong retirement and has played all 18 games for the Buccaneers this season, and he plans to play in Tampa Bay in 2021 as well. Coach Bruce Arians likes that idea. Arians said today that it’s too early to talk about signing Gronkowski to an [more]

With Philip Rivers retired, Russell Wilson has longest active QB starts streak

In retiring yesterday, Philip Rivers brought to an end his streak of 240 consecutive games started, and 252 counting the playoffs. That was the longest active streak in the NFL, and the second-longest streak in NFL history. With Rivers’ retirement, Russell Wilson now has the longest active streak of consecutive starts by a quarterback, at [more]

Which teams would, should, could be interested in Deshaun Watson?

When attempting to list the teams that should or would or could be interested in Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, it’s arguably easier to list the teams that shouldn’t or wouldn’t or couldn’t be. On today’s PFT Live, Chris Simms and I tried to do both. The end result was a lengthy discussion that came up [more]

How are Patriots fans feeling about Tom Brady’s success?

Tom Brady didn’t leave the Patriots for a division rival but for a team in the other conference. A team that the Patriots play once ever four years. A team that currently is making a Super Bowl run in a season that didn’t result in New England qualifying for the playoffs. So what do Patriots [more]

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