Found January 14, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
On Sunday, the Patriots defeated the Houston Texans 41-28 to advance to the AFC Championship game for the seventh time since 2001.  Running back Shane Vereen had himself a career day after Danny Woodhead went down with an injury on the opening drive, racking up 41 yards and a rushing touchdown, as well as 83 yards and two touchdowns through the air. Unfortunately for the Pats, tight end Rob Gronkowski re-injured his left forearm and is out for the remainder of the playoffs which could be a huge blow to the offense, although they seemed to do just fine without him in this game.  Gronk is scheduled to have surgery on the arm today. The defense was able to keep Houston’s weapons in check for most of the day, keeping Arian Foster under 100 yards rushing and Andre Johnson under 100 yards receiving while the offensive line kept J.J. Watt to just half a sack and no pass deflections.  The New England pass rush only managed to rack up one sack on Matt Schaub for the day, but they brought a n...
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