Found December 31, 2011 on Football Nation:
The Buffalo Bills travel to Gillette Stadium this Sunday to do battle with the New England Patriots. Oh wait, I forgot to mention, the once again playoff bound Patriots. The season has been over for the Bills for a few weeks now, and they are going to be playing for pride and hopefully to let Tom Brady and company know that the last time these two teams faced off, the Bills victory was not just a fluke. Back in September the Bills were able to overcome a 17 point deficit, behind a rare four interception performance by Brady, along with 74 yards rushing with one touchdown and 87 yards receiving by Bills running back Fred Jackson.  To go along with Jackson's performance, Bills starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 369 yards and two touchdowns.   Unfortunately for the Bills going into the rematch, there is no Fred Jackson, having been placed on the injured reserve list following a broken fibula. The Bills will be looking for last year’s first round draft pick C.J. Spill...

Patriots QB Brady listed as probable

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was listed as probable for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Buffalo Bills. Brady injured his non-throwing shoulder last weekend in a win over the Miami Dolphins., citing a source, reported that Brady is dealing with a sprained left shoulder and playing is a matter of "pain control." New England can wrap...

Brady leads Pats to top seed, beats Bills 49-21

Falling behind means nothing to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. And because no deficit seems too big for them, the Patriots own home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. Brady led the Patriots back from three touchdowns as they scored 49 straight points for a 49-21 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Brady finished the regular season with the second most yards...

Patriots QB Tom Brady breaks what used to be an NFL passing record

In the third quarter, Patriots QB Tom Brady completed a 53-yard pass to running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis. That gave him a milestone. Kinda. It sent Brady past Dolphins legend Dan Marino, whose record of 5,084 passing yards had stood for 27 years.  Brady entered the game with 4,897 passing yards Now, Brady has 5,133 passing yards on the season. Should be a huge deal, right? Stop...

Another look at Patriots QB Tom Brady’s left shoulder…

Yesterday, Patriots QB Tom Brady missed practice and we all assumed it was because of the left shoulder that he banged at the end of Sunday’s game against the Dolphins. Except the team announced his absence was not injury-related. No worries, right? Well, Brady won’t practice today, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that it is because of his ailing left shoulder. He says the...

Brady practices for 2nd straight day with Pats

Tom Brady is practicing with the New England Patriots after being limited in Thursday's session by an injury to his non-throwing shoulder.

Samsonite Make Your Case: Should Tom Brady play in the season finale against Buffalo?

Anytime Tom Brady misses any practice time due to injury it's cause for concern all around Patriots Nation. That was the case earlier this week so it leads to an obvious question, should Bill Belichick sit him on Sunday against Buffalo?

Brady attending practice

Patriots QB Tom Brady, who was widely reported will be a non-participant at practice Thursday to rest an ailing non-throwing shoulder, is in attendance per MikeReiss QB Tom Brady is present at the start of practice today, Mike Rodak reports.   MikeReiss The lone two players not present for the start of practice are G Logan Mankins and OT Sebastian Vollmer, Mike...

Belichick coy about Brady's shoulder injury

Tom Brady reportedly had a precautionary X-ray on his non-throwing shoulder and was deemed "all set."

Patriots rally to stomp Bills, clinch AFC's top seed

Tom Brady led the New England Patriots back from a three-touchdown deficit as they scored 49 straight points and clinched home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with a 49-21 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.


TOM BRADY Another victory, another record-setting performance for Brady. In putting up 42 unanswered points yesterday, he also hit multiple milestones. His 300th career TD...

Brady hits 5,000 passing yards for year (AP)

Tom Brady is the third quarterback in NFL history to surpass 5,000 yards passing in a season. The New England Patriots quarterback also surpassed Dan Marino and moved into second on the all-time single-season list. Marino's record of 5,084 yards stood for 27 years before Drew Brees broke it last week.

Tom Brady break 5K passing mark as Pats trounce Bills 49-12 to secure top seed

FOXBORO - Tom Brady led the New England Patriots back from a three-touchdown deficit as they scored 49 straight...

Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Matthew Stafford all top 5,000 yards

Remember back in the day, when a 5,000-yard passing season was a huge deal? Not anymore. There were more 5,000-yard passers in the 2011 season than there had been throughout NFL history prior to this season. Drew Brees broke Dan Marino’s record last week, and today Tom Brady and Matthew Stafford joined Brees in the…

Winning, not resting, is Patriots' priority for Sunday

By Brian MacPhersonFOXBORO -- Brian Hoyer was just minding his own business on the New England sideline during the second quarter of the Patriots' regular-season finale a year ago when Bill Belichick thrust him abruptly into the game. Hoyer had known he probably was going to get some mop-up action in relief of Tom Brady. He just didn't anticipate it coming that soon and...

17 things to know about the Week 17 injury report

We handle the biggest injury news throughout the day in the Rumor Mill. The rest goes right here, in the weekly injury report segment designed to freak you out. 1. The big names we’ve already covered Friday: Tom Brady, Logan Mankins, Osi Umenyiora, Aaron Rodgers, Charles Woodson, Reggie Bush, LeSean McCoy, and Colt McCoy.  (Note: The…
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