These Super Bowl champs can now add “award show presenter” to their already stacked résumés.
New England Patriots stars Devin McCourty and Julian Edelman were at the 2019 Grammy Awards on Sunday night, one week after their Super Bowl LIII win, to announce the winner of the “Best Pop/Group Performance” award. The two athletes presented the award to Lady Gaga, who won the honor alongside Bradley Cooper for their song “Shallow” from their film, “A Star Is Born.”
Cooper was unable to attend the event, but the stage was packed with star power even without him there.
The New England Patriots defense held the Los Angeles Rams to just three points en route to their Super Bowl LIII victory on Sunday night.
The stellar performance has earned high praise for Bill Belichick’s defense, as well as now-former linebackers coach and defensive play caller Brian Flores. The Rams became only the second team in history to score just three points in a title game.
But according to NFL.com, that wasn’t an impressive enough feat to earn even a single MVP vote for any defensive player on the Patriots.
Noted party animal Rob Gronkowski didn’t hold back at his third, and possibly final, Super Bowl victory parade.
The New England Patriots celebrated their Super Bowl LIII win over the Los Angeles Rams with a rolling rally through the streets of Boston, Massachusetts, on Tuesday. A million fans or more were expected to be in attendance, thanks in large part to unseasonably high temperatures.
The superstar tight end, who hasn’t denied rumors that he’s mulling retirement, appeared to have a full bottle of wine in his hands shortly after the parade began at 11 a.m.
Mere hours after his MVP press conference, Super Bowl LIII superstar Julian Edelman is already on a well-deserved vacation.
The New England Patriots wide receiver posted several clips and photos on Instagram early Monday afternoon showing himself and quarterback Tom Brady in Disney World the day after their championship victory over the Los Angeles Rams.
The two athletes posted photos from the Toy Story Mania ride as well as the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge area of the park.
The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots are looking forward to Super Bowl LIII on February 3 – but Las Vegas is already looking towards 2020.
Way-too-early Super Bowl LIV odds show that this season’s final four teams may also be the last ones standing come next postseason, and scorned Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans Saints fans should be pleased with their chances.
Of course, anything could happen between now and next February. The NFL draft is coming up in April, and there’s always the possibility of some star players getting injured, traded or choosing to retire over the long offseason (we’re watching you, Gronk).
The New England Patriots – especially quarterback Tom Brady – seemed to relish the team’s recent role as underdogs.
“I know everybody thinks we suck,” the 41-year-old Brady said after the Patriots dominated the Los Angeles Chargers to advance to Sunday’s AFC Championship game in Kansas City, another matchup the team wasn’t favored to win.
But they did win. As did the Los Angeles Rams, who were the underdog in the NFC despite remaining undefeated for the first eight weeks of the regular season.
So sets up Super Bowl LIII – which happens to be a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVI, when a then-24-year-old Tom Brady won his first ring and started a dynasty.
On September 20, 2015, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were listed as underdogs going into their game against the Buffalo Bills.
The Patriots won that matchup 40-32.
That victory over Buffalo marks the last time Brady and his Patriots were declared as underdogs by Las Vegas, but heading into Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Kansas City Chiefs, they are underdogs once again. That ends a streak of 67 starts, 174 weeks and 1,278 days as the betting favorite for Brady.
The 2018 Heisman Trophy winner has declared for the NFL draft.
That shouldn’t be a surprising statement, but Kyler Murray isn’t your average prospect. The former Oklahoma quarterback is a two-sport superstar who was drafted ninth overall by the Oakland A’s in last year’s MLB draft, but chose instead to follow his football dreams. He officially declared for the 2019 NFL draft on Monday.
So which quarterback-needy team will swoop in to draft the phenom?
The Pittsburgh Steelers still have a chance to hold on to Antonio Brown – at least, according to one oddsmaker.
Team president Art Rooney II has made it clear that the team has no intentions of releasing the wide receiver, though a trade (that Brown reportedly requested) is still on the table. Despite this, Bookmaker gives Pittsburgh +600 odds of keeping the superstar athlete on its roster.
The ongoing conflict between Brown and the Steelers resulted in his benching for the final game of the 2018 season, a must-win for Pittsburgh against the Cincinnati Bengals. Brown had reportedly become “frustrated” and gotten into arguments with his quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger. Sources within the organization say that Roethlisberger would also take shots at Brown during team meetings.
Teams around the league are likely hoping that the rift between Brown and the Steelers has become too deep to repair. Franchises that struggled in 2018, including the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders, may be eyeing the wide receiver as a boost to their rosters. Even playoff teams like the Dallas Cowboys are seemingly in on the seven-time Pro Bowler.
Rumors are swirling about New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s possible retirement at the end of this season, but the NFL superstar put that chatter to rest on Sunday – at least, for the time being.
“I’m all in right now,” Gronkowski said in his postgame press conference after the Patriots’ 41-28 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. “I haven’t thought about anything like that.”
The tight end was only targeted once during Sunday’s AFC divisional round game, which resulted in a 25-yard reception. Gronkowski missed three games this season due to injury and has largely had a quiet season, with his best game coming in New England’s Week 14 loss to Miami, when he went 8-for-8 with 107 yards and a touchdown.