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ESPN's Tedy Bruschi mocks Eagles coach Doug Pederson in response to Lane Johnson

For those who believe in the conspiracy theory that ESPN hates the Patriots, I offer two words: Tedy Bruschi.

Bruschi, the ex-Patriots linebacker and current ESPN NFL analyst, spent the better part of Monday defending his former team and ripping everything about the Eagles’ Super Bowl win, from Doug Pederson’s coaching style to the end-zone celebrations that came to be identified with the Birds’ championship run. And he’s no fan of Eagles lineman Lane Johnson.

The bad blood started before the Super Bowl, when Johnson called Patriots quarterback Tom Brady a “pretty boy” and said there’s “nothing I’d like to do more than dethrone that guy.