Shortly after the New England Patriots No. 2 in the division round overran the Los Angeles Chargers (41-28), CBS interviewed quarterback Tom Brady.
"It's going to be a good game, it's a good team," Brady said about the upcoming matchup against the Chiefs. "We played them earlier this year and everyone thinks we suck, they can not win games, so we'll see. It will be fun. "
On Wednesday, Wide Receiver Julian Edelman tweeted a social media video highlighting the sentence" Bet Against Us "(1
First let's be fair.
According to the sports betting site Bovada at the time of this article, the Patriots stand as a 3.0-point outsider. But this 3.0-point margin is a margin that is so small that the game could really go both ways, and it is assumed that teams get a league-average of three points because they just go home are.
The Chiefs were asked if the patriots take on the role of "underdogs" by saying on Wednesday, "Everyone thinks we suck."
The Chiefs respond to the proven fact that the Patriots are now sucking as they prepare for their eighth consecutive AFC championship game built on a track record pic.twitter.com/fTRzidn4iE
– Tom Martin (@TomKCTV5) January 16, 2019
CHIEFS TIGHT END TRAVIS KELCE: "I do not think they suck. I can tell you that. "
CHIEFS LINEBACKER JUSTIN HOUSTON: " I just think he's just trying to get himself and everyone else up there. Everyone knows the patriots. I think they made the eighth year in the AFC Championship. I think it's something for the people and the patriots.
CHIEFS HEAD COACH ANDY REID: "I think that's probably the building they just go and do their thing. They are pretty good. This is the eighth in a row, so despite their lack of respect, they are pretty good.
The fact that a team that has been in the AFC title game for eight consecutive seasons must come up with the idea Underdogs seem a bit stupid. Imagine that the Golden State Warriors of the NBA have decided to come up with such an idea – because that's the equivalent.
Our own Aly consolation has addressed a decent point:
Remember last year when the Philadelphia Eagles bought to the US So much idea that they wore dog masks until the Super Bowl?
Maybe the patriots are trying to open that up.
Maybe if Brady, Edelman and the Patriots want to play the role of outsiders let them.