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Two weeks ago, after the New England Patriots incredible, come from behind victory in Super Bowl LI over the Atlanta Falcons, there has been constant debate over Tom Brady’s status as possibly the greatest QB in NFL history. In my opinion, not only did that win cement his place as the greatest quarterback in NFL history, it cemented his place as the greatest NFL player of the 21st century. It also places him as the fourth greatest athlete of the 21st century.
It’s been 17 years since Tom Brady was selected in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft. Incredible, Brady was a mere afterthought on draft day. So called football experts downplayed his potential and ability. Yet, beginning with the 2001 NFL season, Brady began to prove all these so called experts and naysayers wrong. In 2001, after Patriots starting quarterback Drew Bledsoe was injured a mere four games into the season, Brady began his legendary run. He shocked the world by leading the Patriots to one of the biggest upsets in NFL history, a Super Bowl XXXVI victory over the heavily favored St. Louis Rams, a team led by future hall of famers Kurt Warner and Marshall Faulk. Brady won his first of five Super Bowls and first of four Super Bowl MVP’s. In 2002 and 2003, Brady would lead New England to two more Super Bowl titles. After only five years in the league, Brady already had three Super Bowl titles. He was far from finished.
In 2007, Brady would set the NFL record for most touchdown passes with 50. He also lead New England to an undefeated regular season record of 16-0. However, in what was the greatest upset of the 21st century, New England shockingly lost in the Super Bowl to the New York Giants. It placed a huge asterisk next to their undefeated regular season. Four years later, Brady and New England were upset again by the Giants in the Super Bowl. So called experts were beginning to question Brady’s legacy.
In Super Bowl XLIX, New England trailed by ten points to the defending champion Seattle Seahawks in the fourth quarter. Brady, with ice water in his veins, led two great touchdown drives to take the lead by four points. Seattle had a chance to win with seconds left, but a game saving interception at the goal line secured Brady and the Patriots their fourth Super Bowl championship. The best was yet to come.
Just two weeks ago, late in the third quarter, the Atlanta Falcons had what seemed to be an insurmountable 28-3 lead over New England. Then, all of a sudden, Brady began the single greatest comeback in NFL history. He was akin to a machine, hitting pinpoint passes all over a tiring Atlanta defense. With less than a minute to play in regulation time, Brady tied the game at 28. Then, in the very first possession of the very first Super Bowl to go to overtime, Brady the machine kept rolling. He orchestrated a 75 yard drive that culminated in his fifth Super Bowl championship and fourth Super Bowl MVP, records that he now solely owns. At the age of 39, Brady continues to play on an elite level. Back in 2005, I christened Brady the “Golden Boy.” The Golden Boy is the greatest quarterback I’ve ever seen in forty years of watching the NFL. He’s also the fourth greatest athlete of the 21st century.
One of our best HISTORICAL shows of all time as THE KLB cover the GENESIS of the ROCK N WRESTLING era as we talk two of the most important and often forgotten shows in the history of Vince McMahon’s WWF – 1984’s Brawl To End It All and 1985’s War To Settle the Score but before that, we got all types of wacky rants such as the pussification of the Elimination Chamber, the booking of Bray Wyatt, two FAT world champions, controversial Draven stories, PLUS obituaries on Nicole Bass, George The Animal Steele, and Chavo Guerrero Sr THEN We talk about the ENTIRE Vince McMahon expansion, his schemes and strategies, his connection with MTV, the promotion of Wendi Richter, Cindy Lauper and CAPTAIN LOU’s influence, Northeastern house shows, Hulk Hogan vs. Roddy Piper, Mr. T, and SO MUCH MORE! SO MUCH packed into this show! More
Hey guys! Welcome back to another special edition of Ramblings. Once again, I’m here to talk Dragon Ball. You may remember the first column I did on Dragon Ball back in December. If not, check that out first. By now I hope you know I’m Brandon Myers, the Rambling Gamer, not Big D (Geekdom101). So please don’t take any of this or the past column as being from the keyboard of any Dragon Ball expert. I’m just a casual fan. With that said, let’s go! More
This week on the KLB, Draven and D continue our wacky talk about the HISTORY OF NEW JAPAN, including the STORY OF Rikidozan, Inoki, Baba, Fujinami, Tiger Mask, Mutah, Chono, and all the legends that made up the STORY of New Japan including the good and the bad and what actually happened to New Japan from their rise and fall and rebirth under Jado and Gado – PLUS we talk Halftime Heat memories, Hercules FERnandez’s house call from D, and a visit to the old Observer site. Hey, is Andre really your dad?
In this new series of articles, I will concentrate on the five greatest athletes of the 21st century. Since the year 2000, there have been a plethora of great athletes in every single sport. Starting with this article, I will focus on five men and women who dominated their sports consistently since 2000. Today, we start with the greatest boxer and fifth greatest athlete of the 21st century: Floyd “Money” Mayweather. More
NEW Lucha Bros returns as an in-pain post-surgery Big D and a Drunken Draven talk about the world of wrestling including Wrestlemania’s plans changing, Seth Rollins’ injury, Cena proposing to Nikki Bella, is he CRAZY?, The Superb Owl being the biggest work in the history of MAN, Tom Brady is John Cena, we go through old title runs and talk classic wrestling, and we ain’t close to being done!