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10 Reasons Why Rob Gronkowski Made the NFL Fun

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 3 weeks ago
On Sunday, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announced that he was retiring from the NFL two months shy of his 30th birthday. We will always be left wondering what might have been, but he has already accomplished so much in a relatively short career.   More importantly, Gronk always made the game a little more fun with his play on the field and his personality off of it. Here...

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 3 weeks ago
It could be argued that no position has changed more in the NFL’s history than the tight end. Once primarily a sixth offensive lineman who would catch the occasional pass, tight ends have become key cogs on offense.   Some tight ends are so critical to a team’s passing attack in the current NFL that entire packages are designed to fit their individual skill sets. The extra...

Tom Brady: Ranking the 10 Best Seasons of His Career

By Aaron Tallent, 5 months 4 days ago
Tom Brady has already said he is not retiring so it appears that he will be adding to an NFL career that is arguably the best ever by a quarterback. His statistics, of course, are great, but his six Super Bowl rings and postseason play are unmatched.   You may agree or disagree with this ranking, but here's what I think are Tom Brady’s top 10 seasons.   10. 2015 (12-4,...

A History of Super Bowl Rematches

By Aaron Tallent, 5 months 1 week ago
The 17 years between the New England Patriots' and Los Angeles Rams' Super Bowl meetings tied the Dallas Cowboys' and Pittsburgh Steelers' rematch in Super Bowl XXX for the longest period between rematches in the history of the big game. Over the years, there have been eight rematches in Super Bowl history. Here is a brief history of them.   Super Bowl XIII Rematch:...

Top 5 Reasons Why Fans Love Tom Brady

By Aaron Tallent, 5 months 1 week ago
Tom Brady is arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play professional football. He also is one of the most polarizing because fans in the New England area seem to love him while others elsewhere see to hate him.   Regardless of where you live, if you do love Brady, you have plenty of solid reasons for doing so. Here are the top five.   5. Overcoming adversity Brady rose from...

Top 5 Reasons Why Fans Hate Tom Brady

By Aaron Tallent, 5 months 1 week ago
Whenever Tom Brady does decide to call it a career, fans are then going to have to find something else to argue about for he is one of the most polarizing figures in professional sports. Some fans love him. Some fans hate him. Both have reasons that are justifiable.   While there are plenty of reasons to love the quarterback who's won a record six Super Bowls and been named...

Super Bowl LIII (53) Predictions and Preview: New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams

By Tom Bowles, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Back in 2002, the Los Angeles Rams lived in St. Louis, seeking their second Super Bowl title in three years against an upstart New England Patriots team. It was a group of no-name players from the AFC seemingly sent to be sacrificed against one of the best NFC teams fielded this century.   The Patriots' head coach, Bill Belichick, was a prodigy who’d failed to deliver in six...

10 Stats You Need to Know for Super Bowl LIII (New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams)

By Elton Hayes, 5 months 2 weeks ago
It’s been 17 years since the New England Patriots beat the Saint Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI. In Super Bowl LIII, New England quarterback Tom Brady’s career comes full circle in a way, as he’ll attempt to win his sixth Super Bowl when the Patriots face the Rams this Sunday in Atlanta.   While New England is making its third consecutive Super Bowl appearance, the Rams...

5 X-Factors for Super Bowl LIII

By Rob McVey, 5 months 2 weeks ago
The New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams are all set to square off on the NFL's biggest stage in Super Bowl LIII on Sunday in Atlanta. Marquee players such as Tom Brady, Jared Goff, Todd Gurley, Aaron Donald, and Rob Gronkowski (to name a few) will command most of the attention heading into Super Sunday. And justifiably so, as one of these star players will most likely exit Mercedes-...

5 Largest Head Coach Age Differences in Super Bowl History

By Aaron Tallent, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Among all the intriguing storylines related to Super Bowl LIII is one involving the two head coaches. On one side is Bill Belichick, the five-time Super Bowl champion who also is the NFL's longest-tenured head coach. On the other is Sean McVay, the youngest head coach in NFL history who finds himself on the game's biggest stage in just his second season.   As you may guess, Super...