The Patriots are Super Bowl Champions again after completing the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, and maybe sports history. Colin thinks the Patriots have a formula for success that is more important than the individual players that come and go. He doesn’t think it’s a bad thing.
Colin is even more impressed with Patriots success because they have achieved prolonged success in a salary cap league that’s designed to bring winning organizations back to the pack. The league is designed so the Patriots won’t exist, but they do it anyway. It’s truly incredible.
“It’s the greatest dynasty in pro sports history.”
Watching the Patriots complete a comeback from 28-3 down in the second half to win the Super Bowl was an incredible watch for any sports fan. Some people are calling it the greatest game ever played.
Colin disagrees. He thought it was an uneven game with the Falcons dominating the first half, and the Patriots dominating the second half in overtime. He agrees it was an all-time ending, just not the greatest game of all-time. Kind of like the movie Usual Suspects.
“Don’t confuse this with greatest game ever. This was not the greatest game I saw. It was an unbelievable last 45 minutes.”
With Brady winning his fifth Super Bowl and having no plans to stop, the biggest question looming over the Patriots in the off-season is what to do with Jimmy Garoppolo this off-season. Many think the Pats should drive the bidding price up and get a haul of picks and players. Colin thinks the Patriots would be crazy to move Garoppolo when a 40-year-old Brady is one hit away from being out for an extended period of time.
Today, everyone is convinced Tom Brady is invincible and will play forever, but the reality is he’ll be 41 next year, and there are few instances of any quarterback playing at a high level into their mid-40’s. Garoppolo is as close to a sure thing as a replacement as Belichick has found, and he has missed on a lot of quarterbacks.
Even if they have to overpay Garoppolo to keep him for another year or two, it’s better in the long term than letting him walk, and having reliable insurance for Brady if he’s injured, or just falls off a cliff, like everyone in history, because of his age.
“You don’t need star players, what you need is if Brady twists an ankle, you’ve got the next great quarterback there. I would not trade Garoppolo.”
Cris Carter – NFL Hall of Famer and FS1 NFL Analyst joins the show to discuss the Super Bowl; his long relationship with Super Bowl star James White; why White is the perfect Patriot; why New England should trade Garoppolo and get Brady a playmaker; and
Peter Schrager – Fox Sports NFL Insider joins the show to look back at the Patriots Super Bowl win; why he thinks Atlanta did choke; why Kyle Shanahan’s play calling down the stretch was inexcusable; and why the Goodell revenge factor was publicly overblown, but a non-issue with the Patriots.
Rob Parker – FS1 analyst is in-studio to explain why Brady isn’t the G.O.A.T, he’s just lucky; why his past should count against him; why Kyle Shanahan and Dan Quinn should be fired for malpractice; why he thinks the Falcons choked; and why he thinks the Falcons won’t recover from last night, anytime soon.
Michael Mulvihill – Fox Sports Executive Vice President and ratings expert joins the show to break down the ratings from last night’s Super Bowl; where the dips and the spikes occurred; and why the numbers say that the NFL is going to be a juggernaut well into the future.