"As any parent knows, how you love your kids, and my dad has been my best friend my entire life. I just want to be an impact and play in these moments as often as possible".
The champions of various professional sports leagues have been visiting the White House for more than 150 years, but one prominent New England Patriot said he probably won't make the trip to Washington D.C. if his team wins Super Bowl LI on Sunday.
"I'm not for that", Patriots safety Devin McCourty said of the immigration ban. He never complains. He does exactly what's asked of him.
The Fort Lauderdale, Florida, native played a major role for UW as a true freshman in 2010, rushing for 1,052 yards and 14 touchdowns on 156 carries.
White, now a third-year pro, carved out an important role as a receiving back for the Patriots this season, catching 60 passes for 551 yards and five touchdowns. NFC Championship Game hype video and then clutching the title trophy?
He also batted off questions about Deflategate, saying: 'If I was invited to Foxborough, I'd come'. "But if you get the championships, wins solve all of that". "It's going to be great". I had to "be-dazzle' it and I had to change it to 2020, because I didn't get my way last time!" The Steelers and The Patriots - Are you trying to tell us something? The exchange is relayed in a recent book, "War Room", by Michael Holley. 'In my mind, even from a prison cell, there was at least one thing I hadn't lost: I was still the Atlanta Falcons quarterback'.
Tom Brady stays quiet on family, says year has been 'tough'
The incident relating to his dad occurred when a 7 year old reporter asked him which person was his hero. "Now you got this mess". Sunday's game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons will be played at Houston's NRG Stadium.
The Giants' Eli Manning texted Ryan, the Falcons' quarterback said Monday, as he was ushered into the fold with the rite of passage that has become the NFL's Super Bowl Opening Night.
Jones is unsure of how the Patriots will try to take him away. That means the Falcons can't just hope they can pull some brand new strategy that no one has ever thought of before against Brady.
"Ultimately we have to be prepared to win a game and we're not going to get prepared on the bus ride over to the stadium on Sunday", Brady said Wednesday.
It's hard to imagine Bill Belichick is a guy who likes to admit when he's wrong. "It's fantastic to see what he does, and you try to emulate the things you can ... but at the same time, Julio does some things [physically] that, man, you just can't duplicate". You can bet that Jones will be the point of focus for the Patriots defense but he still might be able be stopped. There is no opportunity to play in regular-season or playoff games, and the salary is much less than what active players earn.
He has led game-winning fourth-quarter drives in each of his four Super Bowl victories. "So we're blessed to have him in that position of leadership". He gives his advice for first-time Super Bowl quarterback Matt Ryan and talks about the future of Earl Thomas, who has made noise about retiring.