AFC East

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Patriots Team Grades: New England Puts On Super Bowl-Worthy Performance Against Colts

The Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.

01/19/2015

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Patriots Injury Report: Stork To Miss AFC Championship Game Against Colts

New England’s offensive line will need to step up its game without its starting center.

01/16/2015

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Patriots Shouldn’t Underestimate Improved Colts

New England head coach Bill Belichick warns that Indianapolis is now a much better team than a few weeks ago.

01/14/2015

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Patriots Opponent Profile: Luck Gets Another Shot At Brady

Andrew Luck will need to break a winless streak against Tom Brady to earn his first Super Bowl appearance.

01/13/2015

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Patriots Team Grades: Big Plays Overcome Shortcomings In Win Over Ravens

A resilient New England team did what was necessary to beat Baltimore.

01/11/2015

Patriots Shouldn’t Overlook Ravens On Special Teams

Baltimore made its reputation on defense, but its kicking game is also pretty good.

01/07/2015

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Patriots Opponent Profile: Ravens Bring Improved Offense To Foxboro

Baltimore’s defense is just as tough as ever, but it now has a dangerous offense to go with it.

01/06/2015

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Here We Go Again: Patriots Face Ravens In AFC Playoffs

New England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.

01/05/2015

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Brady’s Restructured Contract Will Save Cash, But Not Cap Room, For Patriots

New England’s star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.

12/30/2014

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Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching Position

New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.

12/29/2014

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New York Jets 2014 Season Recap: A Year To Forget

A year of promise turned into a nightmare for Rex Ryan and his New York Jets.

12/29/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Host The New England Patriots In Home Opener

The Minnesota Vikings face the New England Patriots in their home opener of 2014. The Patriots are coming off a disappointing loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 1. The Patriots had a double digit lead at half time, but were held scoreless in the second half and lost by double digits. The Patriots offense is led by quarterback Tom Brady. Darrelle Revis had a solid game in his Patriots debut in Miami.

09/09/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: The New England Patriots run on the field prior to the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Patriots 2013 Season Ends Badly, But The Journey Was Quite Good

It’s debatable whether the 2013 New England Patriots season was a success or a failure, but it certainly wasn’t boring.

01/21/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Tony Carter #32 of the Denver Broncos breaks up a pass intended for Matthew Slater #18 of the New England Patriots in the first quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Patriots Team Grades: Super Bowl Hopes End With AFC Championship Loss To Broncos

The 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn’t overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the AFC Championship Game.

01/21/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos is pressured by defensive end Rob Ninkovich #50 of the New England Patriots during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Defense Needs Big Game Against Broncos In AFC Championship Game

Both Patriots Nation and Broncos Country are looking forward to Brady/Manning XV. The rest of the planet will probably enjoy the game, too.

01/14/2014

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 11: LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots runs a 73 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 11, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Patriots Run Past Colts To Reach 3rd Consecutive AFC Championship Game

Thanks to big games by running back LaGarrette Blount and linebacker Jamie Collins, the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship Game once again.

01/12/2014

Belichick A Possible Candidate For NFL Coach Of The Year

The 2013 season might be the best performance of Bill Belichick’s coaching career.

12/31/2013

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 30: John Beck #12 of the Washington Redskins is sacked during NFL game action by Marcell Dareus #99 of the Buffalo Bills at Rogers Centre on October 30, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Marcell Dareus & Bills New Defensive Scheme Will Prove Buffalo Can Compete With Brady

The AFC East has been simply known as Tom Brady’s playground. A new defensive scheme installed by Defensive Coordinator Mike Pettine will help defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and his teammates prove to everyone that they won’t be pushed around anymore.

09/01/2013