he ice-cold Jets gave the red-hot Patriots all they could handle Thursday night, but a blocked field goal as time expired sealed a 27-25 New England victory. The Pats moved to 5-2 while the Jets lost their sixth straight, their longest streak under Rex Ryan, to fall to 1-6.
The New England Patriots took full advantage of Adrian Peterson’s absence, though he might not have made much of a difference. Six sacks, four interceptions from Matt Cassel and a blocked field goal for a touchdown doomed the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, as the Patriots breezed to a 30-7 win, coach Bill Belichick’s 200th.
Plenty of No. 28 purple jerseys showed up for Sunday’s Minnesota Vikings home opener. None were worn by the face of the franchise.
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It’s debatable whether the 2013 New England Patriots season was a success or a failure, but it certainly wasn’t boring.
The 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn’t overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the 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.
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.
My hands may be white from all the chalk I pick, you know there will be one supreme surprise this week. But where? Since we went 3-1 last week – losing with the wretched Bengals, like everyone else – let’s try our hand at the most heavenly weekend of a most horrible winter.
The Indianapolis Colts are currently riding high after taking down the Kansas City Chiefs with the second-largest comeback in NFL playoff history. They’ve got to come back to earth though, and prepare for the New England Patriots on the road, and there are a few big things that need to be done for the win.
This AFC Divisional Playoff Game features legendary New England quarterback Tom Brady against Indy’s Andrew Luck, who seems to be a legend in the making.
The New England Patriots still have some injury concerns, but a first-round playoff bye is allowing the team to do some healing.
The 2013 season might be the best performance of Bill Belichick’s coaching career.
Good rule of thumb: Wait on defenses. Here’s our top 12 fantasy football defenses to draft.
There are plenty of matchups to get excited about for the 2013 season, such as the Ravens’ season-opening trip to Denver. Here are 10 other games that should be as exciting on the field as they are intriguing on paper.