• Bill Belichick made an unusual decision at the start of the Patriots game to surprise his team - and players say it 'fired' them up

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots made the surprising decision to receive the ball to start the game vs. the Los Angeles Chargers instead of deferring and kicking it. They had only elected to receive once this season.
    Patriots players said after the game that the decision caught them off-guard, but fired them up because it meant Belichick had confidence in them.
    The plan worked, as the Patriots started fast, scoring on their opening drive en route to blowing out the Chargers.
    The New England Patriots playoff game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday began with an unusual...
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  • Tom Brady mocks critics after Patriots' latest evisceration of a playoff opponent: 'Everybody thinks we suck, we can't win any games'

    Tom Brady mocks critics after Patriots' latest evisceration of a playoff opponent: 'Everybody thinks we suck, we can't win any games'

    6 days ago - By Chron

    Elise Amendola/AP
    The New England Patriots routed the Los Angeles Chargers, 41-28, on Sunday to make the AFC Championship.
    After the game, while discussing the Patriots' upcoming matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs, Tom Brady mocked critics who think the Patriots "suck" and "can't win any games."
    The Patriots will have the rare challenge of having to play the AFC Championship on the road when they go into Kansas City to play the Chiefs.
    Tom Brady and the New England Patriots added another win to their playoff history, routing the Los Angeles Chargers, 41-28, on Sunday.
    The final score made...
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