We enjoyed our NFC championship game, but it’s back to work.
The Boston Fed responded with a gif of Tom Brady, the Patriots’ All-Pro quarterback, and turned down the snacks with a joke about avocado ice cream – a reference to Brady’s weird diet. His prediction: a two-touchdown Eagles victory.
The New England tight end has been listed each of the last two days on New England’s injury report.
“Beating the Patriots would be extra special for me, because I actually moved to Boston when I was 11 and had to watch all my friends celebrate championship after championship for their teams”, he said. While Brady did throw for 266 yards, he was inaccurate in the game and couldn’t finish off their possessions with points regularly enough to come out victorious.
In facing the Patriots’ aura, the Eagles may have some secret weapons – two players who were part of the machine a year ago.
There are no media obligations for the Eagles until Monday night when the made-for-television Opening Night takes over, and the team won’t have a full-scale practice until Wednesday. Almost half of those 24 completions went for minimal gains to running backs and tight ends who were either leaking out from their blocking assignments, or on screens. The Patriots went on to win 35-31. But the Super Bowl? Heading into the fourth quarter, the Patriots faced an uphill battle, trailing the Seahawks 24-14. After winning the coin toss, the Patriots marched down the field on a 75-yard scoring drive to win the Super Bowl.
Though this will be Brady’s eighth trip to the Super Bowl, the 40-year-old said he still has an appreciation for what it takes to be playing at this point of the season.
In the middle of the rally, Amendola hauled in a critical 6-yard touchdown to pull the Pats within 28-20 with six minutes remaining.
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton proclaimed it Super Bowl Week in the state, and Minnesota Host Committee co-chairman Doug Baker promised fans a week they won’t forget.
The New England Patriots are 5-2 in Super Bowls with Tom Brady. But last season it had Martellus Bennett to fill in the gap without him.
Despite not having Gronkowski in the second half against the Jaguars, the Patriots were able to find a way to pull off the comeback.
When does the Super Bowl kick off? .
Brady looked off a safety, opening a small window in the middle of the field. So is the rest of the nation outside New England – and maybe some folks there, as well.
Everyone knew Brady would play against the Jaguars. Their eight trips to the Super Bowl in the past 17 years.
“Cox is as good as anybody in the league at his position”, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said.
Super Bowl parties will vary in more ways than one, including the foods preferred by fans of the opposing teams.