So near and yet so far. The Bears were half a yard away from forcing overtime (or perhaps even winning on a 2pt conversion) against Tom Brady and the mighty Patriots, but it never really felt like they should have been that close. Dave Usher reports…
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The Patriots may have lost Super Bowl LII, but they gained a small victory when offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels decided not to take up the Colts’ offer to become their head coach and remain in Foxborough. But what could have caused such a dramatic – and possibly career-limiting – change of mind?
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What a game that was! Super Bowl LII broke all sorts of records and was a thriller from start to finish. And like in all the best tales, the underdogs won. It was an unusual game, too. Here’s our take on a great night for the NFL.
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It’s here! Super Bowl Sunday is finally here! And as we build up to the big game, it seems a good moment to look forward to what might happen for the two teams after it is all over.
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The Patriots are in the Super Bowl again and although nobody would ever deny their greatness, not everyone is happy to see them there. Dave Usher is considering skipping the game altogether rather than have to watch Tom Brady lead yet another 4th quarter comeback…
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Super Bowl week is finally here, and we are beginning our traditional look at the strengths and weaknesses of the two contenders. We start by running the rule over the until that is going to be talked about most of all, the New England offense.
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Can you believe that there are now only three games left in the 2017 season? THREE! And two of them take place this Sunday evening. Richard O’Hagan is looking forward to them.
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Only a quarter of the teams in the NFL remain standing, as the 2017 season reaches the divisional round stage. Which four sides will make it through to the conference championship game next weekend? Richard O’Hagan has some thoughts.
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The New York Giants have decided that, at 2-9, their season is over and they need to look at other options behind center. Richard O’Hagan doesn’t necessarily agree with them.
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