Found December 20, 2012 on AFC East Daily:
New_england_patriots_f725
The New England Patriots’ offense is ranked at the top or near the top of every category under the sun this season, so it’s no surprise its key players are being recognized accordingly by NFL fans.Quarterback Tom Brady and tight end Rob Gronkowski each made the top 10 in the fan portion of the Pro Bowl voting process, according to nfl.com.Brady garnered more than 900,000 votes — second most behind only Peyton Manning — and Gronkowski grabbed more than 640,000 votes, good enough for eighth-most. (photo: jdn, Flickr)Brady’s performance this season has not only put him up for Pro Bowl honors but MVP nods, as well. In 14 games, he’s already accumulated more than 4,000 yards in the air, tallying 30 touchdowns to just six interceptions. Gronkowski, despite missing four games, has put up nearly 750 yards and 10 touchdowns, the most scores of any tight end in the league.One-third of the voting for the Pro Bowl relies on fan votes via the league’s official website. Players and coaches will c...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Tom Brady Chickens Out

Tom Brady thinks twice about making a tackle during a turnover, but who can blame the guy. Several things had to be going through the golden boy’s mind when he saw Dashon Goldson running his way. We are already in the playoffs, why risk an injury. Ahh, my hair is in my eyes, which way [...]

New England Patriots at Jacksonville Jaguars: Week 16 NFL Pick

New England Patriots (10-4) at Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12) Tom Brady and the Patriots lost last week, but there was still a lot to like from that game. They scored 34 points on the league’s best defense, despite a season high 4 turnovers and despite missing Rob Gronkowski. Their defense surrendered 41 points, but that could have been a lot less if not for the uncharacteristic 4...

Patriots Mailbag: Tom Brady, Patriots Have Something to Prove After Loss to 49ers

Sunday’s loss is still lingering in the minds of the Patriots’ players, and that could be a good thing as they prepare for a playoff run. Tom Brady says he feels like the Patriots haven’t won in three years, and I’d expect him to come out playing like he has three years worth of scoring to make up for. He’s not the only Patriot with something to prove, though. Stevan Ridley...

NFC West Review: AP Shines While Brady Falters Again

It was another good week for the NFC West. The division went 3-1 and while the Rams eliminated themselves from playoff contention, both the Seahawks and 49ers moved one step closer to the playoffs.Here is your NFC West Week 15 recap.ResultsMinnesota Vikings 36, St. Louis Rams 22Adrian Peterson continued his dominance against the NFC West, and frankly, the entire league this past...

New England Patriots: 5 Things On Their Holiday Wish List

After an impressive seven game win streak came to abrupt halt on Sunday night against one of the best teams in the league, the New England Patriots are looking for the key to storming into the post season with some momentum and power.As much as Sunday's loss hurt, it also showed that they will not quit and that they still can score a lot of points in a short period of time. For...

Report: Rob Gronkowski won’t play against the Jags

According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski won’t play this Sunday against the Jaguars. Gronkowski is still recovering from a broken forearm that he suffered last month.  There’s still a chance he could be ready for the Patriots’ season finale.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement...

Report: Gronkowski ruled out again this week

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will not play in Sunday's game against Jacksonville, The Boston Globe reported Friday. Gronkowski has practiced for the past week on a limited basis while he continues his recovery from a broken forearm. There's a chance that Gronkowski could return for the regular-season finale against Miami, NFL.com reported. Gronkowski...

Rob Gronkowski Spikes Gatorade Wearing Christmas Sweater in BodyArmor SuperDrink Commercial (Video)

The holiday season is a time for giving, and lately, the New England Patriots have been giving fans plenty of unintentional comedy — in commercial form. First, we had Stevan Ridley rocking a jumpsuit in a Cadillac of Norwood ad, then we saw Vince Wilfork making a mess throwing popcorn at this kids in an iRobot commercial and now we have Rob Gronkowski spiking Gatorade. The Patriots’...

Gronk Won't Return Week 16

As expected, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is inactive for Sunday's game against Jacksonville. Gronkowski has been out the last four weeks with a broken arm.Fantasy Spin:Sorry fantasy owners, Gronkowski won't be ready in time for the Week 16 fantasy finals. His goal is to be ready for the NFL playoffs which doesn't start until Jan 5.

Video: Rob Gronkowski stars in new sports drink commercial

Here's an awkward video of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski plugging BODYARMOR SuperDrink. The company is positioning itself in the sports beverage category and is hoping to compete with Gatorade and Powerade for market share.Naturally, the folks who produced this commercial had the NFL star spike a Gatorade bottle to show that BODYARMOR is out to smash the competition...

Game Preview: Patriots @ Jaguars

Last week’s Patriots’ game with the San Francisco 49ers featured many twists and turns. The Pats found themselves down 31-3 at the beginning of the third quarter. They rallied late, but eventually fell short 41-34 and lost control of their own destiny for a first round bye. The only way that could happen now is with two wins and a Denver Broncos’ loss to either the Browns or...
Patriots News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.