In fact, the word "gratitude" was mentioned seven times in his post on Friday as he reflected on a number of topics, including the Patriots' 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on Sunday.
Eagles fans throughout Happy Valley saw their wildest dreams come true on the TV screens of their apartments and dorms, gathering at Beaver Canyon and in front of Old Main to celebrate the franchise's first-ever Super Bowl victory after Tom Brady's last-second Hail Mary pass fell harmlessly to the turf.
"I've got nothing to complain about", Boston resident Bill Crowley said. It's the first time the Eagles won in my lifetime.
McDaniels told the Indianapolis Colts prior to the Super Bowl that he would accept their offer to be the team's next head coach. A Brandon Graham autographed photo of his sack and forced fumble on Tom Brady late in the game can be had for $80. The Super Bowl victory is still sinking in for him. They've qualified for the Final three times, and fell just one game short in both 1994 and 2011.
Move over Eli Manning, Nick Foles is the new Patriots slayer. Philadelphia officials say two people were stabbed, an officer was assaulted and four police vehicles sustained minor damage during the Eagles' Super Bowl parade.
Another key component was that Belichick benched Malcolm Butler, one of the best players in the Patriots' secondary.
"Oh, those insane Eagles fans".
The Colts have been forced to resume their coaching search after Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels reneged on an agreement to accept the job by electing to stay to New England on Tuesday.
Whether you rode in by train or came by foot, it was all worth the wait to get this close to the champs. If the Patriots had even played an okay defensive game, they would have been champions.
Avant spent eight of his 10 years in the NFL with the Eagles, where he caught 297 passes for 3,646 yards and 12 touchdowns after the Birds picked him in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of MI.
Allow me to give you some perspective.
Powell would like to see another Eagles parade in Philly.
The Patriots, on the other hand, have been taking a long look at their future.
Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles and injured quarterback Carson Wentz thanked the roaring crowds from the "Rocky" steps at the art museum. Unfortunately, in Super Bowl 52 the Patriots got too exhausted, too quick and could not answer the Eagles.
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