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This time, the Ravens didn’t miss in the end zone when they nee…

This time, the Ravens didn’t miss in the end zone when they needed the big play

yahoo.com Updated Jan 6, 2013
It was the play that effectively ended the Baltimore Ravens' 2011 season, and it eclipsed the fact that for most of the AFC championship game, Baltimore's Joe Flacco actually outplayed Tom Brady in a 23-20 nail-biter that saw Brady's New England Patriot…
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  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?
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  • Texans players, owner talk Patriots

    Texans players, owner talk Patriots

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans earned a return date with the reigning AFC Champion New England Patriots next weekend. Things didn't go so well for Houston against the Patriots in Week 14. New England trounced the Texans, 42-14, at Gillette Stadium. How c…
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  • Success of Pistol offense should have Chris Ault’s name on list…

    Success of Pistol offense should have Chris Ault’s name on list of NCAA hot-property coaches

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    Oregon head coach Chip Kelly has received a great deal of well-deserved praise for his explosive offense, and NFL teams -- starting with the New England Patriots -- have taken notice and are adapting their systems to a rapid-fire set of schemes that all…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013
    Is Russ Brandon the right man to bring the Bills back to winning? The Dolphins’ first try for a contract extension for WR Brian Hartline didn’t work out that well. Not much has changed since the Patriots blew out the Texans in the regular season. A vo
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  • Julian Edelman to follow Chip Kelly?

    Julian Edelman to follow Chip Kelly?

    patriotsgab.com Jan 6, 2013
    There is isn’t anything out there saying anything about Julian Edelman departing from the Patriots or heading to a team coached by Chip Kelly, but it would make a lot of sense if that was to happen. Julian Edelman is set to hit the market as a free agen
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  • Wildcard Saturday: Today’s games left no guessing on which team…

    Wildcard Saturday: Today’s games left no guessing on which team wi…

    patriotsgab.com Jan 6, 2013
    Today’s games left no guessing on which team will play which next weekend. The Houston Texans ran past the Cincinnati Bengals with a 19-13 win and will face the Patriots at New England. The Packers eliminated the Vikings with a 24-10 victory and will s
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  • Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?

    Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    Rodney Harrison says that the Texans do have a chance to beat the Patriots, but they’re going to have to run the ball 35-40 times to establish the running game and open up play action plays for Matt Schaub. Rodney also likes the Packers next week in the
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  • Video - Divisional preview: Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots 01:21

    Divisional preview: Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots

    Jan 6
    The New England Patriots dominated the Houston Texans in their last meeting. Can Tom Brady lead the team to an encore performance when they meet in the AFC divisional round? The "GameDay Final" crew breaks down the matchup.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…

    Jan 6
    BALTIMORE -- So Ray Lewis got to take his victory lap, and the Baltimore Ravens get to live another week. I hope they all enjoyed Sunday's 24-9 playoff conquest of the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, because next week in Denver could be a ve…
  • NFL playoffs -- After mild-card round, NFC divisional round gets better

    Jan 6
    After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.
  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    Jan 6
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?