Tracy Wolfson fought way to Tom Brady, was real star of CBS’ Super Bowl – New York Post

CBS’ Super Bowl broadcast was supposed to be about Jim Nantz and Tony Romo, but the best moment belonged to sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson. In what probably was the most interesting part of the whole telecast, Nantz threw it down to Wolfson following the final whistle as she tried to corral Tom Brady amid a sea of photographers. For three minutes, Wolfson stood by as Brady hugged everyone from coach Bill Belichick to owner Bob Kraft. Finally, Brady stopped to speak with her. She did not waste any time on the scene, instead congratulating Brady and then asking a reasonably good question about how satisfying the victory was for him. With her second question, she tried to go further, inquiring about the importance before going for the money shot, trying to see if she could see if Brady might consider retirement. “It was awesome,” Wolfson told The Post. “It was definitely a struggle. I joked that the game was an offensive struggle, so it was only appropriate that the winning interview was a struggle, too. That’s kind of why you do this job. I embrace it and I love it.” After the final whistle, Wolfson darted toward Brady to find her position. “The circle forms around you,” said Wolfson, who grew up in Rockland County’s New City. “I’m small and I just kind of held onto Tom and the microphone and just sort of waited and waited patiently.” Her patience was rewarded, as she stood out in a very dull game. Hits and misses: Super Bowl or no Super Bowl, Romo was loose, which is why he is an uncommonly good listen, but he and Nantz didn’t go deep enough as to why Belichick was shutting down Sean McVay’s offense. They also never mentioned Julian Edelman began the year suspended for performance-enhancing drug use. All of CBS’ announcers were quick to anoint Edelman a Hall of Famer. Football is not baseball, that’s for sure. Pregame chatter: Nate Burleson was the star of CBS’ pregame. Burleson, who is on both “The NFL Today” and “Good Morning Football,” continues to show the
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