wang1993: Guregian: Diamond count in Patriots’ Super Bowl rings more internal memo than overt taunt

Guregian: Diamond count in Patriots’ Super Bowl rings more internal memo than overt taunt


22 Jun 2017 at 06:01pm
Much ado about bling. As we know, the Patriots Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale received their Super Bowl LI championship rings June 9. They’re gorgeous, gaudy, and sport 283 diamonds as a nod to their improbable third-quarter comeback from a 28-3 deficit against the Falcons in February.

Around New England, and Wholesale NFL Jerseys Supply especially with Patriots fans, the gem count was viewed as a cool move by team owner Robert Kraft. In Atlanta, however, according to at least one report, Falcons players didn’t take too kindly to the not so subtle reminder of the blown lead.

Matt Cuccaro, a Cheap Jerseys Online performance coach based in Hilton Head, S.C., believes the choice of 283 diamonds, while it might be considered arrogant on the surface, merely sends a tremendous message to the Patriots players. That would be his perspective.

“It’s symbolic of the fact, ‘We dig in. We compete,’ which we know they talk about a ton. And it just gives them Cheap Jerseys Online another instance of, ‘Look guys, we’re never out of it,’ ” said Cuccaro, who has a masters in sports psychology from Boston University. “And to me, confidence, when working with athletes, confidence is more about knowing . . . put me in the toughest situation possible and knowing I’m going to be OK. Arrogance, on the other hand, is standing at the hilltop and saying, ‘I’m No. 1 and you have no chance.’ ”

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