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New England Patriots links 1/30/19 - Julian Edelman ‘oozes clutch’ in the playoffs

Daily news and links for Wednesday

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  • Mark Schofield (InsideThePylon) The New England secondary: Exploit the hesitation.
  • Bucky Brooks ( Five ways the New England Patriots can win. 1) Control the tempo.
  • Doug Farrar (TouchdownWire) Distant Replay: Will Bill Belichick dust off his Super Bowl XXV game plan?
  • Mark Schofield (InsideThePylon) Aaron Donald: Where he wins.
  • Bucky Brooks ( Five ways the Los Angeles Rams can win. 1) Give the ball to Todd Gurley early and often.
  • Jenny Vrentas (SI) For Rob Gronkowski, Hollywood awaits. can he make it there?
  • Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Phillip Dorsett: It’s a “little heartbreaking” that Josh Gordon isn’t here.
  • Michael Colangelo (TouchdownWire) Which player is a bigger missing piece: Cooper Kupp or Josh Gordon?
  • Mike Vaccaro and Steve Serby (NY Post) Is Bill Belichick the all-time GOAT? A thorough debate.
  • Barry Werner (TouchdownWire) There have been 175 coaching moves in the NFL since Bill Belichick took over the Patriots.
  • Barry Werner (TouchdownWire) 36 players who have caught passes from Tom Brady in the Super Bowl.
  • Kevin Seifert (ESPN) How the Patriots’ eight Belichick-Brady era Super Bowls could have gone the other way.
  • Ray Ratto (Deadspin) Hate the Patriots for the right reason.
  • Steve Serby (NY Post) It is hard to stop hating the Patriots — even if you try.
  • Bill Bender (Sporting News) The many twists of the Patriots’ dynasty: Love, hate and plenty of -gates.
  • Andrew Bucholtz (Awful Announcing) Pittsburgh TV station KDKA put “Known Cheater” on their caption for Tom Brady. /Wonder how they caption Big Ben.
  • Caitlyn Holroyd (TheScore) Twitter map shows which team each state is rooting for in Super Bowl LIII.
  • Elliot Harrison ( Ranking all 52 Super Bowls. No. 51: XLVIII Seattle 43-Denver 8 (and it wasn’t that close). /I disagree. One of the most enjoyable non-Patriots Super Bowl games ever, lol.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Who are the best slot receivers of all time?
  • Doug Farrar (TouchdownWire) The top 10 forgotten plays in Super Bowl history.
  • Mark Fischer (NY Daily News) Rob Gronkowski sends message to Jets star for obliterating Patriots mascot.
  • Scott Chiusano (NY Daily News) Mark Sanchez teaches ‘Tom Brady’ how to win road playoff games in joke video.
  • Q&A (Awful Announcing) CBS Sports’ Amy Trask on the Super Bowl, Big 3, whether pass interference should be reviewable, and more.
  • Steve Serby (NY Post) Mike Pereira: More replay, full-time refs not best route for NFL.
  • John Simermen (New Orleans Advocate) ‘The NFL gets it,’ lawyer says as Saints lawsuit has day in New Orleans court.
  • Staff (ESPN) Super Bowl LIII score predictions. The Tally: Of 72 experts who weighed in, the Patriots were favored by 45 of them (62.5 percent), while the Rams claimed 27 votes.


  • Bill Plaschke (LA Times) Wide-eyed Rams acting like they haven’t been here before.
  • Cameron DaSilva (RamsWire) Nickell Robey-Coleman has tall order of covering Julian Edelman in Super Bowl.
  • Bill Plaschke (LA Times) Just can’t stand Pats.
  • Gary Klein (LA Times) Rams’ Aqib Talib says McVay and Belichick are ‘totally different’ but share ability to lead.
  • Bill Plaschke (LA Times) Which Todd Gurley will show up for Rams vs. Patriots in the Super Bowl?
  • Clarence Dennis (TheRams) Quotes & Notes 1/29: McVay says Goff won’t shy away from the moment, Talib talks Gronk