"We couldn't get the big stop when we needed to [in the last minutes]," Tedy Bruschi said. "When you don't finish ... That's what we're all about — finishing the task at hand. We always come to the Super Bowl expecting to win."
"The way you start your hairstyle at the beginning of the year is the way you keep it," said Bruschi, a 13-year linebacker with the Patriots before retiring after the 2008 season. "You just don't change it. They're 9-2. There's not going to be any change now. If they're 2-9, they'll all need haircuts."