Sometimes those promos involve Sydney Bristow kicking ass and taking names in a pivotal Alias episode.
Every network that gets to air the Super Bowl chooses an episode of one of its most prized shows (or the premiere of a new show that it wants to do really well) to air after the game. Which means that throughout the entire game, there are promos for whatever show and episode that is.
Sometimes the commercials will try to convince you to stick around for the premiere of some new animated series called Family Guy before The Simpsons comes on. Sometimes it’s reminding you that there’s a special one-hour episode of The Office coming on after your team wins or loses and that will make you laugh and feel better if the game didn’t go your way.
Brady and Garoppolo had an amicable relationship, but it didn’t go beyond the surface. The veteran wasn’t mentoring his potential replacement, which isn’t an especially new phenomenon in the NFL. But did Brady feel more threatened by Garoppolo than just not wanting to spend time giving him pointers on footwork?
The ESPN report relays an incident from last season, after Garoppolo hurt his shoulder in the second game of the season while filling in for the suspended Brady. Garoppolo set up a visit to the TB12 clinic, but when he showed up at the scheduled time, nobody was there. He finally got in two weeks later but only after a “high-ranking Patriots staffer” called to find out why he hadn’t been treated.
The Seahawks were down 28-24, set up at the New England 5-yard line. On the next play, they got down to the Patriots 1-yard line — then Butler happened.
It was only appropriate that Hester — the best return man the game has ever seen — housed the first kickoff he saw in the biggest game of his life:
The Colts took a 16-14 lead into halftime on a rainy night in Miami and didn’t look back, giving Peyton Manning his first Super Bowl victory.
The Bears were known for two things that season: their defense, and Hester’s speed. At least one of those things showed up when they needed them the most.
“I assumed once the season started, we’d talk again at the end of the season about it. The next time I spoke with Bill about it was the Monday before the trade deadline. He called me on that Monday and said he got a deal with San Francisco, Jimmy for a second-round pick and [quarterback] Brian Hoyer. Turns out they had to cut Hoyer and then we got him. But really, this was basically a second-round pick and Brian Hoyer for Jimmy. Bill asked me if I was OK with this. I was really taken aback a little bit. I wanted to think about it. I talked to Jonathan, who was okay with it, and I called Bill back and said, ‘OK.’”