Brian Cole

Expert on all things Deflategate, and New England Patriots Writer for SportsTalkLine.com

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McCourty Brothers Already Setting Super Bowl Records

We haven’t even reached the Super Bowl yet and the McCourty brothers are already setting Super Bowl records. On Sunday they will become the first set of twins to ever play for the same team in a Super Bowl. It is one of the less talked about storylines from this SB LIII, but certainly one …

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Pats Backs, Not Brady Or Gronk, Could Be Key To Super Bowl LIII Victory

Don’t let the headline fool you. Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski will have a tremendous impact on the outcome of Super Bowl LIII. However, they are some of the greatest players to ever play their respective positions. It’s only natural that they will have some effect on the most important game of the season. Nonetheless, …

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Stop Saying That The Patriots Are In The Super Bowl Because Of The Referees

Throughout the week, people all across the sports world have made attempts to discredit the Patriots AFC Championship win. Many are arguing that it was poor officiating that led to New England’s victory. Mike Wilbon from ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption argued that the Patriots “didn’t earn anything” in their victory. Max Kellerman claimed that Tom …

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Patriots Offensive Line Had Championship Performance Against Kansas City

New England came into 2018 with lots of questions surrounding their offensive line. They had lost Nate Solder in the offseason, Marcus Cannon started training camp on PUP, first-round pick Isaiah Wynn tore his Achilles, and Trent Brown was a question mark. Despite all that, the Patriots are heading to Super Bowl 53 in large …

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Recapping The Patriots Overtime Drive

At the time it almost looked easy. The Patriots offense moved smoothly down the field with patience and efficiency. They used both run and pass plays to carve up the Chiefs defense, and calmly punched the ball into the end zone to send themselves to Super Bowl 53. It may have seemed like a foregone …

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Patriots Beat Chiefs To Head To Third Consecutive Super Bowl

I’m still in shock. Sunday’s AFC Championship was easily one of the best games of the 2018 NFL season (in fact, Championship Sunday as a whole was the best of the year, with two overtime games). What started out looking like a potential rout turned into a back and forth clash between new school and …

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NFL Picks: Final Four Championship Edition

Well, here we are, down to the final four. It’s pretty safe to say that fans are getting the two best possible matchups on Sunday, and will get a good Super Bowl no matter the outcome. One storyline that kept popping up this week, however, was which Super Bowl matchup most people wanted to see. …

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AFC Championship Preview

After two decades of utter dominance, it’s understandable why nearly all NFL fans around the country are hoping for the Patriots to get knocked out on Sunday. However, regardless of the outcome, the matchup in Kansas City between the Patriots and the Chiefs is undoubtedly the best possible contest that the AFC could have produced …

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Will Brutal Cold Play A Factor In The AFC Championship Game?

When January football rolls around, it’s natural to assume that the games are going to be a tad bit chillier than they were in September. However, what the Patriots and the Chiefs will have to deal with on Sunday is going to be crazy even for this time of year. Currently, it is being reported …

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Patriots Julian Edelman – One Of The Best Postseason Receivers Ever

It may sound crazy, but a former quarterback from Kent State drafted in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft actually is one of the best postseason receivers in NFL history. Julian Edelman has risen from a fringe special teams player to one of the most important receivers in the NFL over the last …

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