Sports is all about winning — except when it isn’t. The New England Patriots reminded us of that last Sunday.
Bill Belichick’s Patriots have been at or near the top of the NFL since 2001. A slow start to this season, however, has Bill Littlefield wondering if New England fans may be losing confidence in their once-invincible coach.
“Really thought I was going to need this after the 5th round,” the now-star QB wrote.
In a wide-ranging conversation, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft tells Bill Littlefield, “We’ve done a very poor job in educating mothers — young mothers — how really safe the game is.”
Four teams are left. But who will advance to the Super Bowl? CBS Sports national columnist Gregg Doyel makes his picks and tells us which coach might be the greatest of all time. Hint: it’s not Bill Belichick.
Football fans know John Hannah as one of the game’s finest offensive lineman. But his recent autobiography reveals the personal struggles he faced during and after his football career.
Which NFL fans are the most unstable? Emory University professors Michael Lewis and Manish Tripathi used Twitter data to find out. Professor Tripathi joins Bill Littlefield to share the findings.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce and Bill Littlefield discuss the value of an Aaron Hernandez jersey, the obliviousness of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, and the case for Dennis Rodman’s Nobel Peace Prize.
Journalist Jeff Benedict has spent more than two decades studying the link between football and crime. He joins Bill to discuss how his research applies to former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is facing a first degree murder charge. He’s being held without bail as the investigation into the death of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd continues. Bill Littlefield spoke Tom E. Curran, who covers the Patriots and the NFL for Comcast Sports New England.