On the day Antonio Brown signed a long-term contract that will make him the highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL, the Steelers receiver still had an axe to grind — over a 7-year-old scouting report that labeled him a marginal NFL prospect.
While Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has enlisted the help of the Texas Rangers to find the missing jersey of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Houston police chief Art Acevedo indicated finding the uniform was at the lower end of necessary crimes to solve in Houston.
“It might be the highest priority for [the] lieutenant governor, I can tell you we had three homicides the night of the Super Bowl in the city of Houston, and we’d like to find it, but I don’t think we’re burning the midnight oil worrying about a jersey.” Acevedo said on Austin’s 104.9 The Horn, via the Austin American-Statesman . “It’s just not the biggest, greatest importance in the big scheme of things.”
In the grand scheme of things, Acevedo is right: The safety of others does trump finding a jersey, albeit a very lucrative jersey.
Gannon set two infamous Super Bowl records with five picks and three pick-sixes against the Bucs in Super Bowl 37. To be fair, Tampa Bay’s three defensive touchdowns all came after the game was well in hand in the second half, and Gannon’s two touchdowns brought the score to 34-21 in the fourth quarter.
Still, his performance was a big reason why the Bucs won Very Cheap Jerseys the game 48-21 and safety Dexter Jackson became only the third defensive back to win Super Bowl MVP.