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FOXBORO, Mass. -- The playoffs have finally arrived for the Patriots, who have gone headfirst into their preparations for Saturday's rematch against the Broncos. For those who love the hype, this is one of the more entertaining weeks of the year. But for everyone who's tired of the Tim Tebow talk, well, just be thankful it's a short week. Here are this week's 20 thoughts. 1. There will be a lot of attention this week on the adjustments made by the Patriots' defense over the course of their Week 15 victory against the Broncos. On the surface, the personnel grouping...

Top 5 NFL Playoff Quarterbacks of All-Time

Clutch… ice in the veins… relentless…  These are phrases often used to describe NFL quarterbacks who perform best under pressure.  Regular season glory is good; just ask Dan Marino.  But if you ever want to truly be considered an elite NFL quarterback you have to perform when it counts the most and that’s in the postseason.  This is a list of guys who got it done in...

Burden's all on Brady

If you think about what Tom Brady has been asked to do all season, an image should flash into your head of Atlas,...

Tim Tebow -- New England's Men of God Back Tom Brady, NOT Broncos

Tim Tebow might have God on his side ... but he won't have the backing of some religious leaders in New England when the bible totin' QB takes on the Patriots in Foxboro Saturday.TMZ spoke with a couple of holy men who are not only backing Tom Brady ...… Permalink

Brady eager to be under McDaniels' tutelage

Tom Brady said he's looking forward to working again with new coaching assistant Josh McDaniels as the team prepares for "a big challenge"in Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos on Saturday night.

Leave it in past

FOXBORO - The Tom Brady you almost always see has a long memory for losses. He pores over them, lying awake at...

Patriots release injury report: QB Tom Brady is off the injury report

The Patriots were healthy this week, or at least healthier than they’ve been. They had a full house at practice on Tuesday, then were missing just DL Kyle Love yesterday for non-injury reasons. Well, he was back today. “It wasn’t a major issue,” Love said. “I really don’t want to speak on it, what happened but we’re back going, getting ready for this weekend, that...

Broncos look to shut down Tom Brady's targets

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer Wes Welker led the league with 122 catches this season. Rob Gronkowski set an NFL record with 18 touchdowns by a tight end. The Denver Broncos bottled up both of them last month. No worries. Tom Brady just targeted his other big tight end, Aaron Hernandez, who responded with nine catches for 129 yards and a touchdown in New...

Former employee files discrimination suit against Elway biz

A former employee is alleging workers were routinely subjected to racial discrimination at a California car dealership partially owned by former Denver Broncos star John Elway.

Broncos-Patriots Preview

Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have formed one of the best coach-quarterback partnerships in NFL history, so it's a bit surprising they've gone nearly four years since their last playoff win. To end that drought Saturday night, they'll have to put a stop to Tebowmania - again. After Tim Tebow helped Denver pull off a breathtaking upset in his postseason debut, the Broncos...

49ers greats reminisce on The Catch, look ahead to current team at Legends Live

SAN FRANCISCO — On Tuesday night, five San Francisco 49ers greats took the stage to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "The Catch" in part of SF Legends Live. Joe Montana, Dwight Clark, Jerry Rice, Ronnie Lott and Roger...

Press Release - NFL Announces Candidates For FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players Of The Year Honors

Quarterbacks DREW BREES of the New Orleans Saints, TOM BRADY of the New England Patriots and AARON RODGERS of the Green Bay Packers are the finalists for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year honors, while running backs MAURICE JONES-DREW of the Jacksonville Jaguars, LeSEAN McCOY of the Philadelphia Eagles and RAY RICE of the Baltimore Ravens are the finalists for the FedEx Ground...
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