Vinatieri: I have better QB rating than Peyton Manning, Tom Brady

What was supposed to be a Second Amendment speech turned into an open forum for Adam Vinatieri. During the NRA’s annual meetings on Friday, the Colts’ veteran kicker took the opportunity to tease Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, pointing out he has a better career quarterback rating than his former Hall of Fame-bound teammates. “I…

Ed Reed blames Tom Brady for hip injury

Thanks to a nagging hip injury, Ed Reed isn’t certain when he’ll join his new Texans teammates on the field — be it in training camp or the regular season. However, he seems more certain about one thing: who caused the injury and subsequent surgery. Made available to the media Tuesday, the veteran safety heavily…

Tom Brady agrees to new contract, takes less to help Pats

As he’s done in the past, Tom Brady is putting the Patriots’ financial interests over his own. According to SI.com’s Peter King, Brady agreed to a three-year, $27 million contract extension, running through 2017. The new deal, which all but guarantees the future Hall of Fame quarterback retires a Patriot, is worth “significantly less than…