New England Patriots defeat Carolina Panthers, 32-29

HOUSTON -- A nickname? The Carolina Panthers defensive line needs practice.

New England's offensive line of Matt Light, Russ Hochstein, Dan Koppen, Joe Andruzzi, and Tom Ashworth got the better of Carolina's vaunted front four of Julius Peppers, Kris Jenkins, Brentson Buckner, and Mike Rucker last night in Super Bowl XXXVIII. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attempted 48 passes (completing a Super Bowl-record 32) and was not sacked; Brady attempted 126 postseason passes (...

HOUSTON -- It is now OK to place the New England Patriots in a historical sentence that few teams are able to utter. You can call them one of the greatest teams of all time, and you can say it without apologizing or blinking or giving a monologue on this era of free agency.

The Patriots are great. Swallow it straight, with no chaser.

A few things became obvious when the Patriots won Super Bowl XXXVIII last night, 32-29 over the Carolina Panthers:

Adam Vinatieri is...

HOUSTON -- It is now OK to place the New England Patriots in a historical sentence that few teams are able to utter. You can call them one of the greatest teams of all time, and you can say it without apologizing or blinking or giving a monologue on this era of free agency.

The Patriots are great. Swallow it straight, with no chaser.

A few things became obvious when the Patriots won Super Bowl XXXVIII last night, 32-29 over the Carolina Panthers:

Adam Vinatieri is...

HOUSTON -- A nickname? The Carolina Panthers defensive line needs practice.

New England's offensive line of Matt Light, Russ Hochstein, Dan Koppen, Joe Andruzzi, and Tom Ashworth got the better of Carolina's vaunted front four of Julius Peppers, Kris Jenkins, Brentson Buckner, and Mike Rucker last night in Super Bowl XXXVIII. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attempted 48 passes (completing a Super Bowl-record 32) and was not sacked; Brady attempted 126 postseason passes (...