In response to wozzy's comment:
In response to rkarp's comment:
well, the fans.
If the option is to give a competitive advantage to the opposition or my knowing the specific details of a player's injury, I'd rather be ignorant.
No offense RKarp but I wish the press was this zealous in pursuit of thieving politicians or something that actually matters. It's quite possible that because the press are limited by their corporate handlers in what they can report that they attack with great zeal on topics where there are no restrictions.
Yes lets see some of those state secret questions the press ask BB:
When it comes to Talib and Smith, did you have to pull Talib aside to keep him in check?
I'm sure that helped the next weeks team
You didn't place Gronk on PuP does that mean you expect him in practice the next couple weeks
Because other teams don't get practice reports about who's practicing
What's the status of Gronk's knee?
This was in Feb. what possible advantage could any team possibly get?
You brought up 4 possible rule changes, why is important to you in those changes?
It's no secret he made those proposals, what possible advantage does that give?
What was your thought process in the 4th and 1 situation?
Let me guess, the Colts heard the press conference went back in time and changed the play?
Any explanation from the officals for the flag at the end of the game?
As BB put it the game was over. How could that give an advantage?
Wozzy I completely understand not giving away every last possible detail but Cherington didn't give every possible detail and with rare exception no other coach gives away every last possible detail. There's been 10 SB winners since our last one and they don't seem to be hurt by answering basic questions everyone is asked. No team gains that big of an advantage listening to another teams press conference. They just don't get info from it. And every team knows what they can and can't say at these things saying nothing gives no advantage to the Pats.