Former Falcons receiver Roddy White blew $100,000 in Las Vegas over Super Bowl weekend, and it still didn’t hurt as much as watching his Falcons suffer a historic meltdown in Super Bowl 51.
White on Tuesday blasted former Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan for his overly aggressive play-calling late in the game, which helped the Patriots send the game into overtime.
While the argument for White was compelling, the Brady storyline was irresistible — particularly when viewed through the lens of the path he and his team took to get to this point.
The four-game suspension the QB served at the start of the season as punishment for Deflategate has been on everyone’s mind since the Patriots clinched their Super Bowl berth, and the interactions between Brady and Goodell the last two days bore out the strangeness of the entire affair.
But the notion that Brady was particularly motivated to stick it to Goodell and the NFL this season because of the way he had been treated shows a lack of understanding about what motivates the quarterback.
“To insinuate that this year is different … is insulting to the kind of effort and competitiveness he’s brought us,” coach Bill Belichick said. “He always gives his Order Cheap Jerseys Online blood, sweat and tears.”
That much, we’ve seen over Brady’s nearly two decades in New England. But Quality Cheap Jerseys how much more does he have to give?