Why Russell Wilson should be NFL MVP and it’s not even close

With a month remaining in the season, a legitimate case can be made for three players as winner of the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award. New England’s uber-star Tom Brady and Philadelphia’s rising star Carson Wentz are likely to dominate most of the popular voting. My vote is the least

Tom Brady apprenticeship might not be such a bad thing this time

Tom Brady can do anything, right? He can be the greatest quarterback ever. He can be a model. He can marry a model. He can star in an acclaimed blockbuster. (OK, so maybe “Ted 2” wasn’t acclaimed). Is there anything he can’t do? Well, the Madman might have found

Roger Goodell’s biggest NFL enemies weigh in on his contract

Two of Roger Goodell’s biggest nemeses have some thoughts on his five-year contract extension. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady spoke about it Thursday night on Westwood One Radio before the Falcons-Saints game. “That’s a lot of money and obviously NFL business is going well,” Brady said, according to WEEI.com. “He can pick up a

An NFC showdown, a QB debut and an RB feud: Five NFL things to watch

Another crazy week in the NFL, particularly at the quarterback position, where the Eli Manning has been benched by the Giants after starting 210 consecutive games, the 49ers finally take the bubble wrap off Jimmy Garoppolo, and Chiefs fans are calling for rookie Patrick Mahomes II to replace

Jack Maynard’s ex Danielle Sellers had awkward run-in with his brother Conor as they attend the same party days after relationship with shamed YouTuber endedHeidi Klum, Mary J Blige and Ciara join Ed Sheeran on the red carpet at Billboard Women In Music awardsTowie’s Pete Wicks rescues 170 dogs from Korean meat farm and is bringing home 13 of themDeclan Donnelly is in high spirits as he goes for dinner in Australia on a break from I'm A Celebrity filmingChloe Khan gets a parking ticket as she steps out in freezing cold wearing next to nothingMake-up free Sam Faiers shares sweet breastfeeding selfie with newborn daughter and son Paul JrBella Hadid strips to sexy red underwear to take an outdoor shower in latest update from the Love Advent CalendarMichael Strahan “pissed off’ over Giants’ Eli treatmentTom Brady feels for Eli Manning during “unfortunate’ situation

Eli Manning has a supporter in the quarterback he stole two Super Bowl championships from. Tom Brady reflected on the “unfortunate situation” that befell Manning this week, when he was told he was being forced aside so backup Geno Smith and rookie Davis Webb could get their shots leading

Jewelry thief and sucker punch give rivalry all-time wild moment

The 1956 film “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” was set in a fictional California town named Santa Mira. More than 60 years later, a sequel of sorts played out on an NFL field in Oakland, Calif. Call it “Invasion of the Chain Snatcher II.” Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib, who’s

Jets fans need to start rooting for the Patriots

This may feel like rooting for higher taxes, a flooded basement and your car to break down, but Jets fans need to spend the next month pulling for … the Patriots. That’s right, get your avocado ice cream ready. You need to hope Tom Brady is in peak form

Devastating injuries leave NFL in desperate need of star power

So there was the presidential election that made observers wonder why NFL television ratings were down. Which has been followed by a veritable tsunami of turnoffs: The anthem protests. President Trump versus the NFL, arguing patriotism over equality. Colin Kaepernick versus the NFL. Jerry Jones versus Roger Goodell & Friends. All the damn

Written-off tight end could be latest Patriots steal

Did the Patriots just pull off another LeGarrette Blount-style heist? Tight end Martellus Bennett, a former Patriots star who was released Wednesday by the Packers, was claimed by New England on waivers Thursday, ESPN reported. Bennett was cut by the Packers to end a bizarre situation. He hadn’t played since

Bill Belichick: Tension with Tom Brady is “fake news’ from ESPN

Bill Belichick quoted one of his friends while denouncing an ESPN story that suggested the Patriots coach was on a “collision course” with Tom Brady’s trainer, Alex Guerrero. “As usual, I think a lot of comments that were in the article you’re referring to aren’t attributed to anybody —

Patriots prove Matt Ryan’s Super Bowl demons still haunting him

The Super Bowl rematch turned into the Soupah Bowl, but the result was more of the same on a foggy Sunday night in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots drilled the Falcons 23-7 in a game that was far less interesting than the facts and figures it produced: From the point they trailed 28-3

The Tom Brady-Josh McCown duel started crazily and ended aptly

In a clash between two veteran quarterbacks at MetLife Stadium, the less-expected one looked better on paper. Josh McCown went 31-of-47 for a season-high 354 yards and two touchdowns in the Jets’ 24-17 loss to the Patriots on Sunday. He also threw two interceptions. His passer rating (84.9) was higher than two-time

“BS’ fumble call dooms Jets in heartbreaker to Patriots

Move over “Buttfumble,” here comes the “Whatfumble.” The Jets lost 24-17 to the Patriots on Sunday in a close game that swung on a few plays, none bigger than a controversial call in the fourth quarter that took a touchdown away from the Jets. Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins initially was ruled

Jets upset would put big dent in Patriots’ inevitability machine

Nothing is forever, supposedly. The 1965 Mickey Mantle Yankees turned old, and following nine World Series appearances in 10 years, didn’t return to the Fall Classic until 1976. Bill Russell retired at 35 after a dynasty that saw the Celtics win 11 NBA championships. For the Jets, however, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick

Jets’ surprising journeyman relishing Tom Brady challenge

In that corner: The 40-year-old G.O.A.T, Tom Brady. In this corner, the 38-year-old Journeyman, Josh McCown. “Tom’s been highly regarded as The G.O.A.T, and been such a great player in our league for such a long time, and just have a ton of respect for what he’s been able to do. …

Jets’ chance to upset Patriots doesn’t get much juicier than this

Shortly before noon Thursday, the power went out at the Jets training facility in Florham Park, N.J., leaving the building with only generator power for a couple hours. The Post could not confirm if there was any truth to the rumor Bill Belichick or his mysterious consigliere, Ernie Adams, were behind

Ian Eagle on Jets’ shocking start and Belichick and Brady behind the scenes

CBS play-by-play man Ian Eagle talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the surprising Jets-Patriots showdown, Bill Belichick behind the scenes and NFL protests. Q: How much credit does Todd Bowles deserve for just getting the Jets to this point? A: What struck me is: I think he’s doing everything his way.

Jets rookie duo relishes chance to face Brady and Gronkowski

As if there weren’t enough on the plates of a couple of rookies facing their team’s biggest rival in a game for first place, Sunday’s game against the Patriots will have an extra dynamic for the Jets’ dynamic safeties, Marcus Maye and Jamal Adams. They’ll be trying to stop someone

Jets don’t want to hear about Patriots’ problems

The Patriots come to MetLife Stadium on Sunday to face the Jets surrounded by questions from doubters. Are they finally slipping? They are 3-2 and have been unimpressive this season. They have the worst defense statistically in football and hung on to beat the Buccaneers last week after losing to the

Why Tom Brady’s latest missed practice means nothing

Tom Brady did not practice again Wednesday, but don’t get your hopes up Jets fan. “I’ll be there Sunday,” Brady said. “Don’t worry about that. I’ll be there.” Brady has a left shoulder injury, reportedly an AC sprain. He has not practiced for the past two days, but said he is not

Ex-Patriot ready to use Tom Brady’s knowledge against him

If there is a Jet who knows a thing or two about the inner workings of the Tom Brady mind, it is Kony Ealy. Never in Brady’s wildest imagination did he think that the tips he graciously provided Ealy during the short time they were Patriots teammates could potentially come back

Tom Brady misses practice with left shoulder injury

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady missed practice Tuesday, but is expected to be fine Sunday to face the Jets. Brady injured his left (non-throwing) shoulder Thursday in a win over the Buccaneers. NBC Boston reported he sustained an AC joint sprain. Brady has taken a number of hits this year, and was clearly

Time has come for fantasy football rosters to evolve

As the NFL has evolved over the years, the fantasy football community has adjusted to stay in lockstep. When running backs like LaDanian Tomlinson roamed the earth, fantasy leagues turned to points-per-reception formats to balance position values. When the player pool deepened and overall talent improved, we increased league sizes

Patriots show signs of fixing weak “D’ in key win

TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady threw for 303 yards and one touchdown, and New England’s porous defense showed signs of improvement Thursday night in a 19-14 victory over the Buccaneers. The Super Bowl champions rebounded from a last-second loss to Carolina, despite Brady turning the ball over twice — on his

Patriots’ problems can be traced back to celebrated offseason

Sometimes 2-2 is a reason to celebrate (see: Jets, New York), other times it’s a potential disaster. The Patriots fell to .500 on Sunday, falling 33-30 on a last-second field goal against a Panthers team that had scored 45 points combined in their first three games. “Disappointed, 2-2 is just a record,

Three huge upsets just turned the NFL world upside down

Any Given Sunday seemingly is becoming Every Given Sunday in the NFL. But it’s not every week you see three head-shaking upsets, all ending within a few minutes of each other. On Sunday, the Patriots, Falcons and Cowboys all lost as hefty favorites at home. Even more interesting is that the

Tom Brady thinks water protects you from the sun

Another day, another quizzical lifestyle suggestion from Tom Brady. The Patriots quarterback, who released “The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance” on Tuesday, highlights his approaches to health and fitness, including the amount of water guzzled to protect his skin from the sun. Via SB Nation: When I

Scaramucci has Brady-Ivanka theory on White House rejection

Leave it to Anthony Scaramucci to dip into sports with a flaming Tom Brady hot take five months after the fact. The axed White House communications director, theorizing Monday about why the quarterback skipped the Patriots’ White House visit in April in honor of their Super Bowl victory, suggested a love

Colin Kaepernick buzz growing: From own mouth to Bengals whispers

He isn’t in the league, but Colin Kaepernick seems to be on everyone’s tongue. The former 49ers quarterback and either your favorite or least favorite player in the league has begun to break his silence, at a time when those still employed by the NFL are endorsing him. Kaepernick had largely been

Rookie RB resurgence; Patriots response: 5 NFL things to watch

After an intriguing opening week in the NFL that included some upsets (see Chiefs over Patriots), great performances by unlikely teams (see the big wins by the Jaguars and Rams) poor performances from some teams we expected to be strong (see the Giants in Dallas), here is a look at