Sports Department

Opening Number: 50-50

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All of the focus in town is certainly on the Stanley Cup Bruins and the First Place Red Sox, but, somehow feeling out of the loop, the Patriots went and made a pretty big media-friendly move of their own. Late yesterday afternoon, reports indicated that the team was to sign former Heisman winner, playoff hero and Mark “Butt Fumble” Sanchez backup Tim Tebow.

50-50 this works out for the team, as they won’t certainly be relying on Tebow as the future QB. As a special package, special teams and potential receiving threat at Tight End or Full Back, though? Things could be interesting.

Oh, great wizard Bill Belichik, what are you DOING.

Quote of the Day – Tom Brady: “I Never Mind a Little Blood”

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When you have the chiseled good looks of Patriots superstar quarterback Tom Brady, a little blood can go a long way.

After being sacked by Tennessee Titan’s defensive lineman Kamerion Wimbley on Sunday, Brady held a bloody nose as the Patriots came off the field. Some speculated the nose was broken, but tough guy Brady shook it off in the post-game press conference:

“I never mind a little blood,” Brady said as reported by WEEI.com. “Not by usual look.”

The real question, perhaps, is if Brady’s supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen will think of her hubby if the Pat’s quarterback takes too many vicious blows to the face this year …