Found December 12, 2012 on Foxboro Blog:
I love weeks like the one coming up.  Ten of our Top 12 teams are pitted against each other in battles that will send teams flying up and down the board or cementing their spot as we head towards the post-season.  #1 - New England Patriots I've had the Patriots up here for several weeks now.  Finally the rest of the world is catching up to me.  I'll knock this team down when it deserves to be knocked down, but since Week 12, this team has been playing lights-out football.  The scary part is that they've been doing it largerly without Rob Gronkowski. Last Week: 1      Change: 0     Record: 10-3       Next Game: vs. 49ers #2 - San Francisco 49ers A lot of teams could have taken this spot.  But I decided to make things interesting by setting up a #1 vs. #2 battle on Sunday Night.  A bit fabricated?  Maybe.  But tell me which other team deserves to be sitting here instead of the Niners? Last Week: 6   Change: +4      Record: 9-3-1     Next Game: @ Pa
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