The Falcons quarterback thinks more checks and balances could have helped Atlanta
Fresh off their Super Bowl LI victory and already stacked on both sides of the ball, the New England Patriots wasted no time making upgrades to defensive and offensive units this offseason. No group benefitted more from Bill Belichick and Co.’s offseason dealings than the wide receiver corps. Show More Summary
The Falcons did the impossible, losing Super Bowl LI despite having the trophy all but in their possession. With 2:06 remaining in the third quarter, holding a 28-9 lead, Atlanta had a 98.9 percent chance to beat the Patriots, according to ESPN. Of course, as everyone knows, it didn’t turn out in the Falcons’ favor.…
Back in February, Lady Gaga emerged from the sky and gave a killer performance of her greatest hits at the Super Bowl LI Halftime performance. And it wasn't just Little Monsters who were impressed: The spectacle caught the Television Academy's attention too. Show More Summary
These quotes from Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, complaining about how not getting the ball more in the second half cost him an Super Bowl LI MVP, will get some attention. Read the quotes, then we’ll remind you how Freeman made perhaps the biggest single error for the Falcons as they blew the game to the New England Patriots. Show More Summary
Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman rushed 11 times for 75 yards during Super Bowl LI earlier this year. But only two of those carries and one of the yards came after the Falcons had built a 28-3 lead over the New England Patriots in the third quarter. The Falcons ended up losing that...
Win or lose, playing in a Super Bowl should be a highlight of any player’s career. Matt Ryan would love it if everyone would just stop talking about the time he played in a Super Bowl. This is Ryan’s life now, at least until he wins a Super Bowl. Show More Summary
Sure, there was a whole lot to be said about Super Bowl LI as it drew to a close, with the Pats storming back to assert their dominance once again. The takes were hot and frequent in the weeks following, but now, about four months later, we can breathe a little and enjoy the game […]
Martellus Bennett had to be feeling good about himself after receiving his Super Bowl LI ring at a New England Patriots party over the weekend…until Tom Brady came around and flashed his FIVE rings, completely showing up his former tight end. Check it out: My guy. @TB12sports Stunting on the world he’s the James Bond […]
The New England Patriots are a bunch of SAVAGES. The team was presented with their Super Bowl LI Championship Rings on Saturday. Those rings included a subtle yet ruthless shot at the team they beat in the big game, the Atlanta Falcons. The Patriots didn’t use words or an image to troll the Falcons. Rather, […]
At some point, the Atlanta Falcons will stop hearing about how they surrendered a 28-3 lead and lost Super Bowl LI to the New England Patriots. That point is not now. The Patriots received their Super Bowl rings Friday night, and they contained a very specific amount of diamonds that maybe is just a coincidence […]
The Patriots couldn’t help themselves with this one.
The Patriots offered fans a glimpse of Friday night’s private ring ceremony via their social media sites. The team released video of the Super Bowl LI rings arriving in an armored car. There also were photos of Martellus Bennett posing with the team’s Lombardi trophies, and Tom Brady hugging owner Robert Kraft. It appears the…
There were 2.9 billion social interactions on Facebook and Twitter related to the 2016-17 television season, according to Nielsen Social Content Ratings. Which series, special and sports events drew the most buzz? From Sept. 18, 2016, through May 24, 2017, AMC's The Walking Dead made the competition look like zombies, averaging 2.028 million interactions across...
If you can’t beat them, start talking like them. After a 28-3 lead late in the third quarter became an overtime loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI, the Falcons now slide back to 0-0 and try to climb close to the top of the mountain again. And quarterback Matt Ryan suddenly is sounding…
James White scored the winning touchdown, his third of the game, in Super Bowl LI and then signed a contract extension with the Patriots in April, but neither of those developments signal that he’ll be the lead back in New England this season. White is joined in the backfield by Dion Lewis, Mike Gillislee and…
Super Bowl LI Fri 3 Feb, AT 16:30 The political Super Bowl ads that take on Donald Trump This Sunday, when millions of Americans tune in to the big game, top brands will be taking aim at the new president
You don’t just shake off a game like Super Bowl LI if you’re the Atlanta Falcons. You don’t just look at that collapse, losing a game that you were leading, yes, 28-3 in the third quarter, and think, “oh well! We’ll get ’em next time!” If you’re the Atlanta Falcons, you’ve got two options: curl up in a fetal position, or embrace the suck. Show More Summary
This will be ring No. 5 for Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady
Super Bowl LI, like the presidential election, has been over for months, but Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary and ardent New England Patriots fan, couldn’t resist the opportunity to spike the ball Wednesday at the expense of Hillary Clinton. The moment was there for the taking when he was asked about a comment […]