Keidel: Patriots' Prosperity Starts In The OffseasonNew England Patriots extend WR Julian Edelman's contract, another quiet offseason move likely to pay dividends for the Super Bowl champs.
Keidel: How Are We Supposed To Feel About Aaron Hernandez?Aaron Hernandez committed suicide, ending his life sentence for murder and his own life, which could have turned out so much better.
Keidel: Falcons' Super Bowl Win Next Season UnlikelySuper Bowl losers rarely return to win the big game the next season. And odds are that the Falcons will continue that trend.
Keidel: Patriots Dynasty In The Age Of Free AgencyWith their fifth Super Bowl title, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick's Patriots have made the most remarkable run in NFL history.
Top Plays From First Half Of Super Bowl LIThe NFL's biggest stage provided us plenty of fireworks in the first half in Houston. Here are the best of them.
Brady Could Become Winningest Super Bowl Quarterback Ever, But Montana Is Still The BestIn 50 years of Super Bowl play, three quarterbacks sit at the top of the pyramid with four championships each: Pittsburgh's Terry Bradshaw, San Francisco's Joe Montana and New England's Tom Brady. Unlike Bradshaw and Montana, however, Brady has taken a long time to a compile his four SB wins. He was just 24 when the Patriots won their first title in January 2002. Now, Brady has a chance for a fifth ring at age 39, which is pretty amazing considering the pounding so many NFL quarterbacks take over their careers.
Keidel: Will Offense Or Defense Win Super Bowl LI?The Falcons and Patriots both feature dominant offenses. Stopping them might be the key to winning Super Bowl LI.
New England Patriots: Road To The Super BowlNo NFL franchise has been as successful as the New England Patriots this century, but the outlook for the 2016 season was dim with the announcement that the team would be without quarterback Tom Brady for the first four games of the year. However, the organization overcame its star QB's league suspension, and the Patriots finished with the best record, the best scoring differential and the best scoring defense in the NFL on their way to an seventh Super Bowl appearance since 2001. This is how they got here.
QB Legacy Tracker: Can Matt Ryan Lead Falcons To First Super Bowl Win in Franchise History?Matt Ryan was supposed to be the savior of the Atlanta Falcons when they drafted him but he soon earned a reputation as someone who lost in big games. Everything changed in 2016 and he has the Falcons ready to win their first ever Super Bowl.
QB Legacy Tracker: Tom Brady Only Gets Better With AgeThis year's Super Bowl has shaped up to really be two of the very best teams in the NFL, and it doesn't hurt that two of the elite quarterbacks are also involved. Both Matt Ryan and Tom Brady are working through Hall of Fame careers, but the latter isn't slowing down as his age keeps going up.
Keidel: Patriots Winning Without GronkRob Gronkowski is the Patriots' second-most indispensable player, and the team has won despite his season-ending injury.
Building A Champion: Roster Moves That Got The Patriots To The Super BowlThe New England Patriots didn't get as good as they are by making poor choices and just drafting any player on the board. Every single decision they have made in the past few years have led up to this point and this collection of players is the reason they are heading back to the Super Bowl.