Team Grades: Patriots Can't Overcome Relentless Broncos Pass RushSunday's AFC Championship Game was a textbook example of how defense wins championships.
AFC Title May Come Down To KickersAntonio Smith says nobody can get into Tom Brady's head. That didn't stop Denver's defensive lineman from trying by labelling New England's quarterback a crybaby.
10 Notable Week 2 Performances From Around The NFLBradley Roby of the Denver Broncos gets honors for his fumble return for a touchdown last Thursday night. See who else made the list this week.
Patriots Team Grades: New England Puts On Super Bowl-Worthy Performance Against ColtsThe Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.
Patriots Team Grades: Big Plays Overcome Shortcomings In Win Over RavensA resilient New England team did what was necessary to beat Baltimore.
Patriots Shouldn't Overlook Ravens On Special TeamsBaltimore made its reputation on defense, but its kicking game is also pretty good.
Patriots Studs and Duds: New England's Best And Worst Performers For 2014Quarterback Tom Brady played well this season, but the Patriots wouldn't have a 12-4 record without these contributors.
Talib Even-Keeled About His Return To New EnglandAnother year, another homecoming for a Patriot-turned-Bronco star. Aqib Talib is hoping for a happier homecoming Sunday when the Denver Broncos (6-1) visit the Patriots (6-2).
Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Kickers To DraftLet’s not kid ourselves: a kicker is not going to win you a fantasy title. But in a tight match-up, you’ll take all the points you can get. All of these players are last-round selections, but you might as well have a strategy for crafting your kicker rankings.
Patriots Team Grades: Super Bowl Hopes End With AFC Championship Loss To BroncosThe 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn't overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the AFC Championship Game.
Chris Harris Out For Season With Torn ACLDenver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is out for the rest of the playoffs after an MRI on Monday revealed a torn ACL in his left knee, a person with knowledge of the results told The Associated Press.
Patriots Run Past Colts To Reach 3rd Consecutive AFC Championship GameThanks to big games by running back LaGarrette Blount and linebacker Jamie Collins, the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship Game once again.