Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/19/11

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks on during warm ups against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
New England Patriots – 41, Denver Broncos – 23 Let’s not crown a new prince of the NFL just yet, as Tom Brady (322 total yards, 3 TDs) showed that he’s still the cream of the crop in this league, beating down Tim Tebow (287 total yards, 2 TDs) and a Broncos team that hung for most of the first half before being clearly out-classed by a better team.  Brady was his picture-perfect self, hitting 8 different receivers and effectively carving up a defense that has been hot for over a month now.  Tebow didn’t have a lot of trouble moving the ball, but he couldn’t get the scores when they counted, even though they were playing against one of the worst defenses in the league. This was finally the week that it was Aaron Hernadez’s (9-129, 1 TD) turn to blow up from the tight end position, as the Broncos obviously set out to stop the likes of Wes Welker (4-41) and Rob Gronkowski (4-53).  Welker and the Gronk have had huge success this year because teams didn’t sell o...
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