How Different Would Tom Brady's Outlook Be If Malcolm Butler Had Just Played In The Super Bowl?Tom Brady has shed some light on how winning and losing affects him personally. As a result, you can't help but wonder how one simple, obvious coaching decision could have changed the entire shape of this offseason.
Malcolm Butler: 'I Could've Made' The 'One Or Two Plays' To Win Super Bowl For PatriotsBut aside from some polite comments from head coach Bill Belichick, now-former defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, and Butler himself, we really haven't gotten an explanation for the mysterious lack of usage of Butler. Until now.
NFL Welcomes Controversy: New Catch Rule Reportedly Applied To Eagles' TDs In Super Bowl Win Vs. PatriotsIn trying to "fix" the rules regarding what is and what is not a catch, the NFL may have inadvertently admitted that it improperly applied some rules when the Eagles beat the Patriots in Super Bowl LII.
Did NFL's Troy Vincent Just Say That Corey Clement's Super Bowl Touchdown Shouldn't Have Counted?NFL rules can confuse people. The people who make NFL rules can also confuse people.
Malcolm Butler Never Got Explanation For Super Bowl Benching But Will 'Always Have Love' For Bill BelichickThe infamous Super Bowl benching remains a mystery to Malcolm Butler himself.
Tom Brady Chugs A Beer, Eats His First Strawberry On Late Show With Stephen ColbertTom Brady threw back a cold one -- pretty quickly, too -- and ate his first strawberry on Monday night's "The Late Show With Steven Colbert" on CBS.
Tom Brady: Patriots' Super Bowl Loss Was A Great Lesson For My Kids"That was the first time that I had seen my kids really react in that way," Brady said.
Matt Patricia Declines Comment On Malcolm Butler Benching: Bill Belichick Can Answer Those QuestionsThough Patricia was presumably in charge of running the defense as the Patriots' defensive coordinator for that Super Bowl loss, he deferred to Patriots head coach Bill Belichick to handle that matter.
Devin McCourty Clarifies Comments: Pats Knew Malcolm Butler Wouldn't Start, Didn't Know He Wouldn't PlayOn Friday, appearing on Sirius XM's NFL Radio, Devin McCourty clarified his comments -- which didn't really need to be clarified.
Devin McCourty: Patriots Players Knew All Week That Malcolm Butler Wouldn't Start Super BowlSmall details will likely continue to trickle out, and that's what happened on Monday when Patriots safety and defensive captain Devin McCourty spoke to Ryan Dunleavy of NJ.com.
A Closer Look At One Football Reason Why Malcolm Butler Didn't Play For Patriots In Super BowlWe might never get the full, honest answer from Belichick, but it turns out that the AFC Championship Game tape against Jacksonville does provide some reason why the Patriots might have lost trust in having Butler on the field.
Mike Pereira Says Eagles Lined Up Illegally On Trick-Play Touchdown In Super Bowl Vs. PatriotsIt doesn't matter now, but it's at least been confirmed by former NFL head of officiating Mike Pereira that the Super Bowl LII officiating crew missed a big one.