Dorchester homey Donnie Wahlberg thinks despite the New England Patriots [team stats]â€™ you-know-what-poor showing against the Arizona Cardinals last week, theyâ€™re bound for Super Bowl XLVII!
â€śIâ€™ve learned the regular season doesnâ€™t matter, itâ€™s how you do in the playoffs,â€ť said the â€śBlue Bloodsâ€ť star. â€śLast year, they had an amazing regular season and petered out in the playoffs while the Giants played like crap all year and won the Super Bowl.â€ť
And then there was that 16-0 regular season back in 2007-08 that weâ€™d all rather forget.
â€śIâ€™m not worried,â€ť said Wahlberg, whose latest project with Jarrett Creative and his brother, Bob, is â€śBoston Metal,â€ť a National Geographic reality TV show about a Brockton family of scrap metal dealers. â€śBut the Patriots, being a young team, need to be overlooked again. They need to be the underdogs again like they were in 2001. That motivates them.â€ť
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