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.