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Pro Sports Daily:
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sat out practice Wednesday with an undisclosed injury to his left shoulder.
Brady also missed a practice prior to the regular-season finale with the same injury.
Top-seeded New England (14-3) will host the second-seeded Baltimore Ravens (13-4) in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday.
Brady tied a postseason record by throwing for six touchdown passes in a 45-10 win over the Denver Broncos on Saturday night.
The two-time league Most Valuable Player wound up with 363 yards as New England set a franchise record for the most points in a game.
Brady threw for 5,235 yards with 39 touchdowns and 12 interceptions for New England, which has won its last nine games.
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The Baltimore Ravens' defense intends to spend much of Sunday afternoon harassing New England quarterback Tom Brady and burying him in the pocket.
Until that time, the game plan evidently is to smother him with praise.
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs got into a shouting match with Brady in 2009 after the quarterback appeared to be demanding a penalty flag for a late hit. More...
Patriots QB Tom Brady met with the media twice this week, discussing a whole bunch of things each time. Brady didn’t shy away from any topics, even delving into his own mortality with regard to Colts QB Peyton Manning’s injury. And he loved talking about his team’s unselfishness. Check out my video:
The Patriots got out on the practice field today for the first time in preparation for Sunday’s AFC Championship showdown with the Baltimore Ravens.
The biggest name missing? Tom Brady.
Colleague Ian R. Rapoport was out on the lower grass fields where Bill Belichick conducted practice. He reported No. 12’s absence. Given Brady met with the press earlier, and didn’t seem to...
FOXBORO - Tom Brady listed patiently to the questions, with reporters wondering why he missed Wednesday's practice...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—Tom Brady is set to practice Thursday with the New England Patriots after missing the previous day resting his left, non-throwing shoulder.
"You're talking about arguably one of the two best quarterbacks of all time," Baltimore's Ray Lewis says of Brady, who seemed in a good mood before practice.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady no longer is on the injury report for the AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens.
By Mike McDermott
Providence Journal photo / Bob Breidenbach
Patriots cheerleaders perform during the Dec.4 game against the Colts.
The Patriots have recorded another win, but this one doesn't have anything to do with Tom Brady.
According to CNBC sports business columnist Darren Rovell, the Patriots have the NFL's best cheerleading squad. Second on the list is the world...
Ravens-Patriots -- Tom Brady vs. Ray Lewis -- is a cultural war of the highest order.
It's offense vs. defense. It's the most valuable offensive player of the new millennium vs. the most valuable defensive player of the new millennium. It's Brady, Gronkowski and Welker vs. Sugar, Sizzle and Safety. It's rock 'n' roll vs. hip-hop.
It's Bird vs. Magic...
This week, we're going to do in-depth scouting reports on the two conference title games. First up: Pats/Ravens.
The Teams: The Baltimore Ravens vs. the New England Patriots
Records: 13-4 (Ravens), 14-3 (Pats)
The Line: Patriots by 7.5. The Ravens were favored by the exact same line last week. Peter King finds this WEIRD and INTERESTING.
The Coaches: Bill Belichick...
Tom Brady and Bill Belichick surely will have what transpired January 10, 2010 on their minds when they welcome the Ravens to town for the AFC Championship game. From the onset, Gillette Stadium’s eerily silent crowd could only watch with their collective mouths open.
A week removed from Wes Welker’s knee blowout in the final regular season game in Houston, with questions abound...