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As the Patriots prepare for their big matchup with the Denver Broncos and their opportunity for the winning record they haven't had since week one, linebacker Brandon Spikes is full of confidence, but also firmly grounded.
"We're playing one of the greatest to ever do it in this league," Spikes told USA TODAY. "But every Sunday we want to come out and prove a point. We're still young and we have a lot of good players. If we can take that next step and have that mentality throughout the season, the sky's the limit."
Spikes, a third-year linebacker is a seasoned veteran compared to some of the other guys on this young defense that includes Dont'a Hightower, Tavon Wilson and Chandler Jones.
"Us as rookies, I feel like we look up to those guys. I still get starstruck when I see Vince Wilfork and Tom Brady... If I get a compliment from them, it's like a pot of gold. That's great, to try to live up to the expectations of the veterans.&q...
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The NFL announced Thursday that defensive end Chandler Jones was named defensive rookie for the month of September. Jones started every game this season and recorded 17 tackles, three sacks, and two forced fumbles. The rookie was selected 21st overall in this past draft and shows to be a promising part of the Patriots' defense.
Yes, all Broncos fans remember it. How could we forget about it? Divisional Round of the playoffs last year in Foxboro. The Broncos were riding high following their 31-25 overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Demaryius Thomas' 80 yard touchdown reception to open up the overtime period. The Broncos had entered that game as 10 point...
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The Denver Broncos head back to Gillette Stadium to face the New England Patriots and I just can’t help to feel that we may just have a team that can compete with Tom Brady. [DenverBroncos.com]
The tale of the tape is all about bowing down to the alter of Brady and the Patriots. Barely worth the watch, but one must always remain objective. [NFL.com]
It’s time to begin a new chapter in the Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning annals, and personally...
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When talking about the greatest quarterback in the history of the NFL names such as Joe Montana, Johnny Unitas, Dan Marino and perhaps Brett Favre come up.
Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will be meeting up for the 13th time in their illustrious careers and they have never disappointed us in terms of...
Manning has the stats, but Brady came away with the win. Elsewhere in the AFC, the Bills give up a butt-load of points and Miami toughs out an upset win against the Bengals.
The hand injury of Julian Edelman will again keep him out of action. The New England Patriots receiver will miss his second straight game and is still considered week-to-week.
On a positive note for Patriot fans, Tom Brady has been removed from the injury report. Brady was limited earlier this week due to a shoulder ailment.
Peyton Manning came to town on Sunday for another classic Brady vs. Manning duel
The good news: The Patriots improved to 3-2 by beating Peyton Manning once again, this time as a member of the Denver Broncos. Tom Brady played very efficiently, completing 23 of 31 passes for 223 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for a touchdown as well. Brady was able to manage the game and make plays...
Can Lloyd continue to build chemistry with TB12?
After a 45 point second half last Sunday against the Bills, Patriot nation took a collective sigh. An enraged Tom Brady motivated teammates to carry a chip on their shoulder with pride — scoring six touchdowns in a row and silencing Orchard Park. Was there doubt New England may breakdown this year and barely sneak into the playoffs...
DENVER BRONCOS (2-2) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (2-2)
DENVER BRONCOS: Have won 5 of past 7 at New England.
QB PEYTON MANNING has 4 TDs in each of past 2 vs. NE. Registered 65th career game with 300+ passing yards (338) last week, most in NFL history. In past 2, Manning has 668 passing yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 103.4 rating.
RB WILLIS MCGAHEE averages 90.7 rush yards per game...
In the most recent installment of their storied rivalry, Tom Brady got the best of Peyton Manning as the Patriots topped the Broncos 31-21 in Foxboro on Sunday afternoon.Three costly Denver turnovers and their inability to stop, or even slow down, the suddenly-vaunted New England running game proved to be the deciding factors of the game. The loss drops the Broncos to 2-3 while the...
With veteran safety Steve Gregory (hip) absent at practice for 3d day in a row, rookie Tavon Wilson could be primed to earn 1st career start— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) October 5, 2012So, it looks like the hip troll has struck the Patriots again after previously hitting Mankins and Gronkowski. However, this time I think it is going to be a blessing in disguise for this team. I have...