Eagle-Tribune sports editor Bill Burt, Newburyport Daily News sports editor Mac Cerullo and Gloucester Daily Times photo chief Paul Bilodeau have traded the New England chill for slightly warmer Atlanta for Super Bowl 53.
I don’t watch football and I don’t eat meat. But I'm a reporter and I always try to keep an open mind, so when an editor told me to write about "people trying to get wings on Super Bowl weekend," I cracked my knuckles and got to it the only way I know how — with a hefty dose of sarcasm and self-deprecating humor.
HAVERHILL — As the Patriots march deeper into uncharted territory — seeking to tie Pittsburgh's record for most Super Bowl wins by any team, and to set the record for most wins by a single quarterback — Rene' Gaudet is trying something new, too.
The New England Patriots are going to the Super Bowl for the third consecutive year, for the team’s 11th appearance and quarterback Tom Brady’s ninth. Those facts are as mind-boggling to die-hard fans as they are to rivals and foes.
ATLANTA — The calls started coming in almost from the moment the AFC championship game in Kansas City ended. Family, friends, long-lost cousins and everyone else with a remote connection to the players reached out hoping to score a ticket to the big game.
The Patriots are going to the Super Bowl! Coming off of Sunday's thrilling AFC Championship Game win over the Kansas City Chiefs, Mac Cerullo and Bill Burt discuss the game, where it ranks in the pantheon of all-time great Patriot wins, and what this latest Super Bowl means in the big picture.