Big whoop, right? In following the Peyton Manning retirement presser, something finally clicked, and I think I finally realize why Manning gets so much more love from fans and NFL press than Tom Brady does. I ran my theory by Chad Finn, then we talked a bit of Sox and Celtics. More
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No, Eric Wilbur from Boston.com wasn’t in Denver after all. But he did have plenty to say about Papa John’s, sports journos, and this weekend’s AFC title game. And as always, he’s presented by Cross Insurance, the official insurance broker of the New England Patriots. More
Earlier this week, my colleague Eric Wilbur pointed out that unlike the Ravens, the Indianapolis Colts are not so easy to hate. Baltimore has their “smash-mouth” football and seemingly endless parade of players on the wrong side of the law, not to mention their irritable coach, the second-most annoying skipper in the league only behind his Michigan-bound brother.
But it’s time to get hyped for Sunday’s game, and that means finding reasons you should hate the Indianapolis Colts. Don’t worry, I’ve got plenty. More
Welcome to The Bandwagoner, a weekly series in which we give a primer on recent sports stories for those unfamiliar with sports, or anything outside of Boston. Our goal is to make sure that you’re not studying your iPhone as much when that one person in your group says those fatal words, “So did you guys see that game?”
This week, we review Manning Vs. Brady XVI. More
Arguably the New England Patriots’ biggest rival team outside the AFC East is on its way to Foxborough for a postseason showdown at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. But the feud with the Indianapolis Colts just isn’t the same anymore. When Peyton Manning left Indy for Denver, he took the rivalry with the Patriots with him. Can Saturday’s game ignite a different kind of rivalry? More