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Just as the New England Patriots appear to be firing on all cylinders both offensively and defensively, now they must travel to Seattle to face not only the 11 Seahawks on the field, but the "12th man" in the stands. CenturyLink Field is known for being one of the loudest stadiums in the NFL, and this will be a new challenge for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who missed the team's first game there in 2008 because he was out with a knee injury. Brady is used to shutting up loud fans in various stadiums with his performance on the field, and he would like to add another accomplishment to his resume Sunday when the Seahawks host the Patriots. "That's the fun part of being on the road," Brady said. "There's nothing better than being on the road, like in Buffalo a few weeks ago, and there were more of our fans at the end than their fans. We've done it in Pittsburgh. We've done that in some very loud environments. "This place will...
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Bold Prediction No. 1:New England quarterback Tom Brady has spoken with his dermatologist and was advised by Dr. Maakpretti that the cool, moist Seattle air is good for his dry skin. Therefore, Tom Terrific will not be wearing make-up during the game, but he will find Welker, Hernandez and "Gronk" in the end-zone - three passing TD's against a very strong Seattle pass...
With Tom Brady under center and a thriving ground game, the New England Patriots' offense is clicking on all cylinders.
In contrast, while the Seattle Seahawks haven't moved the ball with much consistency, their defensive unit ranks as arguably the best in the league.
Something has to give Sunday when the high-scoring Patriots square off against a stingy Seahawks team looking...
The New England Patriots lead the league in yards gained on offense, with 2,197 yards. They lead the league in first downs (by a country mile, with 151). And they also lead the league in points scored through five weeks, at 33.0 per game.So how are they doing it?It helps that the New England offense has snapped the ball 388 times in five games, tops in the NFL. Here are the leaders...
Here's one of the more interesting story lines for this game. I've already said that this Seattle game will be the biggest test for this Patriots offense. It's the best measuring stick we'll have for if this offense is really balanced or not. I can't wait to see how the Patriots can handle this Seahawks defense in a hostile environment. It's not only because...
Wes Welker causes all sorts of problems for opposing secondaries with his play on the field. Off the field, however, he's been known to cause himself a few problems with his sense of humor -- one that sometimes doesn't mix well with head coach Bill Belichick's stern ways.
Welker recently made a comment about Belichick, which the receiver claims was nothing more than...
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CBS earned strong numbers for the latest chapter of the Tom Brady/Peyton Manning rivalry. The Week 5 NFL national window, featuring Broncos/Patriots in 81% of markets, earned a 15.7 overnight rating on CBS — up a tick from coverage featuring Jets/Patriots last year (15.6), and up 8% from coverage featuring Titans/Cowboys in 2010 (14.6). The 15.7 is the second-highest of the season...
"Let's go." Those were the words Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley emphasized in discussing his No. 1-ranked defensive unit taking on the No. 1-ranked offense when the New England Patriots travel west to face his team on Sunday. Bradley knows that the Patriots have good players and a good scheme on offense, led by one of the best quarterbacks in...
If I hear one more ******* beat reporter talk about how the Patriots no-huddle is going to be ineffective because of "the 12th man" aka "go **** yourself Seattle," I am going to ******* snap. I'm still pissed at myself for buying into last weeks useless storyline "Lloyd v Bailey," and I am not buying into this one. Yeah, Seattle has a loud stadium...
NEW ENGLAND (31) d DENVER (21)The Headline: Patriots run over the BroncosThe Story: I suppose the only phrase that can appropriately describe my thoughts on this game is “holy crap, the Patriots are able to run the ball!” This is my 13th season following the NFL (and the Patriots) and this looks like the best running attack this team has had since the 2004 days with Corey Dillon...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer Vince Lombardi, not to mention Woody Hayes, would love what the 49ers, Patriots, Texans, Chiefs and Giants have been doing recently. It might be longer than three yards and a cloud of dust, but those teams have run to daylight enough to make the ground game viable in the NFL again.
Only Kansas City has been losing among...
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This matchup will be one of the best for the entire weekend as we have the top rated offense against the top rated defense.
The Patriots are slowly recovering from all of their injuries (Julian Edelamn, Aaron Hernandez) and it hasn’t mattered a whole lot with the way Tom Brady has played late...