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When the 1-2 Denver Broncos beat the Oakland Raiders, 37-6, on September 30, it was the first time all season that Peyton Manning and the Denver offense really got into sync. Since then, Manning's team lost a game to the New England Patriots, and respon…Upvote Share Tweet
Few players have dominated the NFL defensively this season like Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. He has come into his own in his second season and has 15.5 sacks. The Patriots are doing everything they can to not let Watt dominate Monday's huge A…Upvote Share TweetBrady Quinn’s NFL career has been largely disappointing, but under unimaginably difficult circumstances on Sunday, he played what may have been his best game. After completing 19 of 23 passes for 201 yards, with two touchdowns and no interceptions, andUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 5, 2012Two of the NFL’s top teams will meet at Gillette Stadium when the New England Patriots host the Houston Texans on “Monday Night Football.” This game has huge playoff implications for both teams. The Texans (11-1) and Patriots (9-3) currently hold thUpvote Share Tweet
Patriots provide inspiration to another Boston teamFootball teams trying to replicate the Patriots system by hiring coaches or executives away from New England have not found much success over the years. Bill O’Brien had a promising first year at Penn State, but Charlie Weis, Romeo Crennel, Scott Pioli,Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 5, 2012While other QBs are stealing headlines, there's some guy in New England putting up MVP numbers. No, Tom Brady's mastery isn't new, but his 2012 run is still stunning, says Kerry Byrne.Upvote Share Tweet
Wednesday morning one-linersAn article on the Bills’ website says DE Mario Williams “has become a near-dominant force on the defensive line since he had his surgical procedure on his left wrist.” The Dolphins’ problem is pretty simple: The offense doesn’t score enough poinUpvote Share Tweet
Rob Gronkowski & StephenGostkowski are guest starring on Friday’s episode of the Nickelodeon show “NFL RUSH ZONE: SEASON OFpatriotsgab.com Updated Dec 5, 2012New England Patriots popular tight end Rob Gronkowski and kicker Stephen Gostkowski will be guest starring on Friday’s episode of Nickeloden’s show NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians. It will air on Nicktoons at 9 P.M. ET. and on Saturday on NFL NUpvote Share Tweet
Reiss' P.A.T.Dec 5In this week's edition of P.A.T., Mike Reiss looks ahead to the Patriots' Week 14 matchup against the Texans.
New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez: 'I'm feeling better every week'Dec 5New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez stops by "Around the League" to discuss the upcoming matchup with the Houston Texans, his new role with TE Rob Gronkowski injured and his ability to come back from injury.
Patriots Set To Face TexansDec 5Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden joins Mike and Mike in the morning to discuss the matchup between the Texans and the Patriots.
Chad Johnson Admits To His MistakesDec 5Chad Johnson talks to Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless about the incident that led to his wife filing for divorce.