“Decline comes for us all. Rome fell. The British empire receded. The Romanovs, the Hapsburgs—gone. And on a fog-enshrouded night last weekend in Foxborough, Massachusetts, the most impressive and enduring sports dynasty of the 21st century sputtered to its inevitable end.” (Phew, at first I thought he was talking about America…)
Scott Stossel: The fall of the Patriots’ dynasty is everyone’s loss. (Editor’s note: Not really.)

+ The Patriots’ dynasty may have ended, but beware of the GOAT. When Tom Brady says, “I know I still have more to prove,” I tend to believe him.