The New England Patriots raised their Super Bowl banner Sunday night. It was a special night for the team, and the Patriots celebrated with a win. The Pittsburgh Steelers had no chance against Tom Brady and the Patriots. Phillip Dorsett and Josh Gordon were brilliant, too. Every Patriot was brilliant in a unique way, and the team’s locker room celebration was wild. As usual.
“OK fellas, that’s a good start. That’s the way to play complimentary football for 60 minutes,” Belichick told his guys in the locker room. “Really good job. We had a good week of practice. We were ready to go. We played like it. OK? We’ve got to do the same thing this week. We’ve got to do that every week, and have good execution next Sunday in Miami. So we’ve got a big challenge ahead of us. Good job, fellas.”
quarterback Drew Bledsoe was there, too. He told Brady that he’s “the only one
who gets to call you young around here.”
The team had
Kyle Van Noy on FaceTime. Coach Belichick lifted the phone of the team for all
to see, and everyone cheered for Van Noy on his baby.
celebrations are like this. Hopefully, we will see a similar celebration on
Sunday. New England plays the Miami Dolphins, and Brady is well aware of the
“This current team was focused on what we had to do to get to
1-0,” Brady said Monday on The Greg Hill Show. “It was a long week of practice.
There was a lot to prep for, but we played a solid game. A pretty clean game
with not a lot of penalties, not a lot of turnovers. It always feels good to
start the season on a good note. 1-0 is a good place to be and now we have to
get back to work right away and try and go down and beat Miami and play in a
place where we haven’t had the most success. That will be a big point of
urgency for us this week.”
The Patriots didn’t have much luck in Miami in the past two decades. Will that change on Sunday?