Malcolm Butler is so two Super Bowls ago. James White is the unsung Super Bowl hero we care about now.
White is the latest surprise Patriot to make a game-winning play in the NFL’s biggest game, scoring the overtime touchdown in Sunday’s 34-28 Super Bowl 51 comeback victory over the Falcons.
Really, the fact that a third-string running back suddenly had a monstrous impact at the ideal time is so very much the “Patriot Way.” Nothing really fits coach Bill Belichick’s team motto of “Do Your Job” better than that.
“I think Russell never looked at that one moment as defining him,” Moawad told co-host Kirk Morrison and me on SiriusXM NFL Radio. “All we did was go down to San Diego, find the top trainers in sports, and just start working and getting back to doing everything that a great football player does in the offseason.
“For Russ, he knew that if you looked at the course of his career … Is he going to let one moment and one play define him or look at the data that says it simply wasn’t true?”
In his 15 years as a mental conditioning coach, Trevor Moawad has worked closely with college and NFL teams and players to build peak performance beyond the physical attributes that lead to success. The list of Moawad Consulting Group clients includes Wilson, who had victory Real Madrid Cheap Jerseys in Super Bowl 49 ripped away when he threw a goal-line interception in the closing moments of a 28-24 loss to New England.