Re-Grading the New England Patriots’ 2011 NFL Draft Class – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThere’s always a mad rush to put grades on each team’s picks in the draft minutes after its conclusion. In reality, it takes at least three years to really…

Steve Gregory released by New England Patriots – NFL.com

NFL.comGregory started in 13 games last season. He showed promise before injuring his thumb in Week 9 of the 2013 season, after coming off a subpar first season with the…

Aaron Hernandez and inmate clash in jail – Boston.com

Boston.comAaron Hernandez fought another inmate Tuesday at the North Dartmouth jail where the former New England Patriots player is being held as he awaits trial on murder and weapons charges,…

Fired Cleveland Browns GM Mike Lombardi reunited with Bill Belichick in New … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerSources told cleveland.com that the discord between the two contributed to the demise of both. Lombardi, who had been with the Browns for only 13 months, was replaced…

2014 Super Bowl betting odds have Broncos tied with Patriots – Denver Post (blog)

2014 Super Bowl betting odds have Broncos tied with PatriotsDenver Post (blog)A Super Bowl favorite or co-favorite throughout the 2013 season, the Broncos are now tied with the New England…

2014 NFL Scouting Combine: Draft Prospects with the Most to Gain in Indy – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportFor players whose draft stocks are more in flux, the combine is a legitimate opportunity to improve one’s draft stock. Along with impressing in positional drills and in interviews…

VIDEO: This Is What It Looks Like When You Parachute into an NFL Playoff Game – People Magazine

VIDEO: This Is What It Looks Like When You Parachute into an NFL Playoff GamePeople MagazineThousands watched the Denver Broncos clinch a spot in Super Bowl XLVII by winning Saturday’s…

Super Bowl ‘picks’ not only about odds but play calls – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDENVER — John Lynch watched the AFC Championship Game live at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday and didn’t notice anything remarkable about Denver Broncos. receiver Wes…

Broncos’ Hard-Hitting Demolition of Patriots Makes Them Favorites in Super Bowl – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe meeting set the tone for Denver’s impressive win over the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, launching them to the Super Bowl not with a fusion-powered…

CBS Sports Earns Second Highest Viewer Average for AFC Championship … – TVbytheNumbers

TVbytheNumbersCBS Sports’ coverage of the 2014 AFC CHAMPIONSHIP game featuring the Denver Broncos defeating the New England Patriots on Sunday, Jan. 19 (3:06-6:08 PM, ET) averaged 51.3 million viewers (Persons…

Report cards: Broncos’ air attack perfect vs. Patriots – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPeyton Manning will make his third Super Bowl appearance after his Denver Broncos defeated the New England Patriots 26-16 on Sunday in the AFC Championship Game. Below are grades…

Patriots’ Aaron Dobson (foot) active vs. Denver Broncos – NFL.com

NFL.comTom Brady and the Patriots overcame a 24-point halftime deficit against the Broncos to prevail in Week 12. Was it the best moment of 2013? VOTE NOW. The New England…

NFL conference championship picks: Broncos won’t blow chance vs. Pats – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comEach week, we’ll take the best — and most clever — odds collected by Bovada for the upcoming week and give our take. This is important stuff, perhaps the most…

Denver Broncos v New England Patriots Prediction AFC Championship

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Pete Carroll leads Seahawks with enthusiasm, toughness – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRENTON, Wash. — Willie McGinest was one of the few true believers in his young New England Patriots coach Pete Carroll when many teammates rolled their eyes, scoffing at…

Aaron Dobson questionable for AFC Championship game – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeFOXBOROUGH — Receiver Aaron Dobson has been on the practice field all week, but he isn’t sure if he’ll be in uniform for the AFC Championship game Sunday at…

Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez can’t watch AFC title game – New York Daily News

New York Daily News(AP) – If former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez wants to know the score of Sunday’s AFC Championship game, he’ll have to hope he overhears…

Tom Brady returns to Patriots practice Thursday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady is back at practice with the New England Patriots. New England’s quarterback returned after missing one day because of illness. The Patriots are…

The Edge: Brady vs. Manning – ESPN

ESPNFOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady downplayed missing Wednesday’s practice with an illness, saying it felt good to get back on the field with his teammates Thursday…

Patriots and Broncos to play for AFC Title – Patriots.com

Patriots.comDownload Game Release >> The New England Patriots advanced to their 10th AFC Championship Game, and third straight AFC title game, after defeating the Indianapolis Colts 43-22 in an AFC…

Sick Tom Brady misses New England Patriots practice, but Bill Belichick won’t … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFOXBOROUGH — Four days before the AFC Championship Game, they all but declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts: Tom Brady did not practice. Of course, New…

AFC Championship Game preview: Patriots-Broncos – NFL.com

NFL.comI can’t help but wonder if Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos might be our final look at these two quarterbacking giants going head-to-head…

Brady sits Pats practice because of illness, shoulder – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are taking Tom Brady’s absence from practice in stride. Four days before the AFC championship game against the Denver Broncos, the…

LeGarrette Blount leads Pats to AFC title game vs. Broncos – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldNew England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount (29) works a running drill during a stretching and drills session before practice begins at the NFL football team’s facility in Foxborough,…

Report cards: Colts can’t answer reinvented Patriots – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe New England Patriots used a vicious ground game to defeat the Indianapolis Colts 43-22 on Saturday in the AFC divisional playoffs. Below are grades for each team. THE…

Live: Pats running away, lead Colts, 43-22 – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady congratulates running back LeGarrette Blount on his first quarter touchdown in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium on Saturday January 11,…

Patriots set to face Colts in AFC divisional round – NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.comFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick can prepare his players to stop Andrew Luck now that they’re set to play the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC…

Where Is Tim Tebow Now? Rumors Have SEC Network TV Job, Cleveland … – Sports World Report

Sports World ReportNew England Patriots quarterback Tim Tebow prays with his teammates and members of the New York Giants after their NFL preseason game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, August 29, 2013.…

Blount carries Pats past Bills as team secures No. 2 AFC playoff seed – Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily NewsThe New England Patriots, finishing a perfect home season, got a career game from running back LeGarrette Blount and clinched the No. 2 AFC seed and a first-week…

Live: LeGarrette Blount contiunes his reign, gives Pats a 34-20 lead – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldNew England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount looks back at Buffalo Bills free safety Jim Leonhard as he scores in the 2nd quarter as the New England Patriots take…

Live: Patriots must win to secure bye – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldNew England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick comes out to survey the conditions before a game against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on Sunday December 29, 2013. BcrF5QaCQAASgDz.jpg.…

Belichick Says Limits on Practice Are Adding to Injuries – New York Times

New York TimesPublished: December 25, 2013. Patriots Coach Bill Belichick is blaming recently instituted N.F.L. rules shortening off-season practice time for what he claims to be an increasing number of…

Bill Belichick blames injuries on NFL offseason workout limits – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Patriots coach Bill Belichick is blaming recently instituted NFL rules shortening offseason practice time for what he claims to be an increasing number of…

Patriots bring out the best in Ravens QB Joe Flacco – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSomething about facing the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady inspires the best in Baltimore Ravens reigning Super Bowl MVP quarterback Joe Flacco. Flacco’s nine postseason victories are…

Patriots must again adjust to life without Rob Gronkowski – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe New England Patriots brought home their 27-26 come-from-behind win against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday without star tight end Rob Gronkowski, who likely is done for the season…