Found November 22, 2011 on
The New England Patriots routed their last two opponents by a combined margin of 52 points. Now comes the easy part.
With a two-game lead in the once-competitive AFC East and no remaining opponents with winning records, the conference's highest scoring team faces a smooth path to a division title.
The Patriots, of course, won't say that. All that matters to them is Sunday's game at the Philadelphia Eagles. If they stumble and if the New York Jets or Buffalo Bills win, the division lead would shrink to one game.
But the way the offense returned to its dominance in the last two games after two subpar outings, there's plenty of reason for optimism - even though Tom Brady is never satisfied, especially after the team's sluggish start Monday night.
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Tom Brady has been seen wearing a band below his elbow of late, and was spotting icing his elbow after the Patriots beat the Cowboys. That, in addition to some uncharacteristic inaccuracy, has led to a lot of speculation in Boston about Brady’s injury. Greg A. Bedard of the Boston Globe reports via two sources…
Tom Brady of the New England Patriots was caught on the sidelines not liking the taste or smell of the Gatorade he was given. Bill Belichick sat on the sidelines looking angry as usual while Jon Gruden, Jaws, and Mike Tirico announced the game. Expect to hear “These guys!” or “This guy!” at least 100 times from Jon Gruden. The Kansas City Chiefs are starting pretty much...
Tom Brady hasn't looked quite like Tom Brady this year and there are reports the Patriots' QB is battling a bone bruise in his right throwing elbow. Brady did his best to put those reports to rest Wednesday.
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Rob Gronkowski and the New England Patriots shook off a sluggish start to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 34-3 on Monday night.
The defense has had its issues, and so has Tom Brady. It's been an odd season for the Patriots, but by beating the Chiefs 34-3, they've taken command of the AFC East, says Damon Hack.
FOXBORO - Beyond whatever arm ailment may be hindering Tom Brady's passing mechanics at the moment, a look at recent...
They may have started slowly, but Tom Brady and the Patriots got it together. He connected twice with Rob Gronkowski for touchdowns in New England's 34-3 whipping of Kansas City.
It started ugly for the Patriots and ended ugly for the Chiefs. In the end, it was a second consecutive win for the 7-3 Patriots.
The final? Patriots 34, Chiefs 3
QB Tom Brady got himself together to go 15 of 27 for 234yards, while TE Rob Gronkowski had two scores and 96 yards. WR Wes Welker kept his consecutive catch streak going with one reception, while CB Kyle Arrington had two...
8 a.m. ET: It's time for the Patriots to put a stranglehold on the division. After a huge victory against the Jets, the Patriots can create some late-season momentum with a soft schedule and set their sights on their ninth AFC East title since 2001. With a victory against the reeling Chiefs, the Patriots would have a two-game lead over the Jets and Bills with just six games remaining...