Each day leading up to Super Bowl LI, Courant sports columnist Jeff Jacobs will be sending dispatches from the scene in Houston, where the Patriots will meet the Falcons Sunday night. Follow our journal for his commentary as well as much more throughout the week.
Saturday, Noon.: Recovering From A Wild Night
Fought off a pickpocket last night. Feel like such a savage.
On the way back to my hotel after a couple of soda pops with my bud, I found myself walking among thousands of people in downtown Houston. Inside the secured NFL perimeter, in fact. All of a sudden the guy walking in front of me comes to a stop. I bump into him. I...