In the NFL, the quarterback is always looking at the match-ups. He scans the backfield for a mismatch. Tom Brady, who drove the Patriots to another Super Bowl win this year, is renowned for it. The New England win back in early February was greatly influenced by two mismatches on coverage on Rob Gronkowski.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2019
The aftermath of last weekend’s Super Bowl has been dominated by quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title and the defensive masterclass planned by New England Patriots coach, Bill Belichick.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
Bill Belichick is universally recognised as one of the best coaches — if not the best coach — in NFL history, and he owns the Super Bowl titles to prove it. That doesn’t mean he — or his entire New England Patriots staff — is infallible.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
The Green Bay Packers had the ball in field goal range, on the cusp of breaking a fourth-quarter tie, when Patriots lineman Lawrence Guy knocked the ball out of Aaron Jones’ grasp.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018
Young quarterbacks have always had a tough time winning in Gillette Stadium during the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
Stuart Lancaster has labeled Jonathan Sexton as the “complete” player and suggested the out-half could even emulate Tom Brady by excelling at the elite level beyond his 40th birthday.
Tue, 08 May, 2018
The Super Bowl interaction between coach and player was something to behold. For Foles to feel so empowered in that moment, and for a coach to be willing to relinquish control of such a hugely significant play call was remarkable, writes
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
There is no other team sport that is more reliant on one position consistently throughout a contest as a gridiron team is on its quarterback writes .
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
Cast aside once in Philadelphia, Nick Foles delivered the city its first Super Bowl title.
Tue, 06 Feb, 2018
looks at some of the lines that could dominate the Super Bowl.
Sun, 04 Feb, 2018
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title and will face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first Lombardi Trophy.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
Tom Brady piloted Super Bowl champions New England to the winning touchdown with 56 seconds left on Sunday as the Patriots clinched the AFC East with a gut-wrenching 27-24 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017
Tom Brady tossed four touchdown passes — including two to Rob Gronkowski — as the New England Patriots pushed through injuries and a mistake-filled game for a 35-17 victory over the sliding Miami Dolphins.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
The Georgia Dome, the stadium in Atlanta that hosted 1996 Olympic events and which was the venue for two Super Bowls, has been reduced to rubble in an implosion.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
The New England Patriots didn’t need a comeback in their Super Bowl rematch with the Atlanta Falcons.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
Tom Brady conjured a last-gasp Houdini act to save the New England Patriots in a thrilling win over the Houston Texans on Sunday as the Atlanta Falcons preserved their unbeaten record.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
US president Donald Trump's criticism of American football players who kneel during the national anthem has sparked a mass increase in such protests around the NFL, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
Rookie kicker Younghoe Koo missed a last-gasp field goal for the second successive game as the Los Angeles Chargers lost their home opener 19-17 to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
Aaron Hernandez, Wayward NFL star whose life ended in a Massachusetts prison cell, remembered by.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
The jersey worn by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in last month's Super Bowl has been recovered after apparently being stolen, the NFL has said in a statement.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick have a special understanding,
Wed, 08 Feb, 2017
Matt Ryan claimed an early victory over Tom Brady on Super Bowl weekend by being named the NFL's MVP last night in Houston.
Sun, 05 Feb, 2017
The Atlanta Falcons are going to the Super Bowl for the second time in franchise history after they thrashed the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
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Tue, 15 Nov, 2016
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Aaron Rodgers has two NFL MVP awards and one Super Bowl ring, and he’s in his ninth season as the starter for Green Bay. Sam Bradford was never on a winning team over his first six years in the league. He had 15 days to learn Minnesota’s offence, then lost his Hall of Fame calibre running back to injury in the third quarter.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo did not miss a beat as he stepped in for the suspended Tom Brady in his first NFL start and led the New England Patriots to a 23-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
An emotional Peyton Manning signed off from his 18-year NFL career with the words “God bless football” — and one final “Omaha”.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Some of the strangers stories doing the rounds around the world
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
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Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015
The New England Patriots stretched their NFL season-opening win streak to nine games as Stephen Gostkowski’s field goal with one second left lifted them to a 27-26 win over the New York Giants.
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
Tom Brady threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns and notched a career rushing first, leading New England to a 30-23 win over the New York Jets that kept the Patriots unbeaten this NFL season.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015