Patriots receive Super Bowl rings with 283 diamonds

The Patriots received their Super Bowl rings during a ceremony Friday night at the home of team owner Robert Kraft. New England rallied from a 28-3 deficit to beat the Falcons in Super Bowl 51 on Feb. 5. It's no coincidence their championship rings, made by Josten, contain a total of 283 diamonds (nice touch, Patriots). "I got a standing

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Russell Wilson praises Colin Kaepernick as person, player

Russell Wilson sounds like he would have enjoyed having Colin Kaepernick as a teammate. That's not going to happen now, of course, as Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Friday the team has no plans to sign the controversial quarterback as a backup to Wilson. He's not an aging extra defensive back a la Jones, or an oft banged-up outside linebacker

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What really (still) matters at annual Underwear Olympics

The Underwear Olympics has morphed into the Under Armour Olympics. But don't be fooled by the stylish, TV-friendly aspects of the NFL Scouting Combine. There are events of substance that still matter to teams trying to make all-important draft decisions. How fast prospects run in a straight line over 40 yards or how many reps they can get up in

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No lead is safe: Patriots match Cavs, Cubs with historic comeback

Coming back from 25 points behind in the Super Bowl just doesn’t happen. Never happens. It’s unfathomable, unimaginable. It’s as inconceivable as … coming back from down three games to one in the NBA Finals. Or coming back from being down 3-1 in the World Series. Somehow, in the last eight months, between June 2016 and February 2017, the championships

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Injury updates for Falcons, Patriots

Super Bowl 51 between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots is almost here, and both teams are still dealing with respective injuries. "One of the great regrets I have in my career is that I didn’t realize how good I had it in Cincinnati," Graham told Bengals.com. "There was a time I fooled myself into thinking there were other

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