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If it's the NFL postseason, it's time for Patriots fans and columnists to ratchet their annoying tendencies up another few notches. Yes, they've reached many Super Bowls in recent years, and even won a few, and yes, we're all jealous of their success. B…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com AFC East blogger James Walker discusses Tom Brady's comments that the "Monday Night Football" game between the Texans and Patriots will have no bearing on their playoff matchup.Upvote Share Tweet
Andy Reid: I’ve got to find the next Len DawsonNew Chiefs coach Andy Reid was formally introduced in Kansas City today, and it didn’t take long for him to be asked about finding a quarterback. Reid didn’t offer any specific opinions about the quarterbacks currently on the Chiefs’ roster - MattUpvote Share Tweet
Danny Woodhead is Patriots X Factorpatriotsgab.com Jan 7, 2013My apperication for Danny Woodhead has grown over the course of the season, and he has quickly become one of my favorite players to watch. Danny Woodhead has been more then solid this season for the New England Patriots, regardless, if he is catching pa…Upvote Share Tweet
Boston columnist: Texans are 'frauds'New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick won't like this one. Expect plenty of respect coming from the Patriots locker room in regards to the Houston Texans this week. New England, led by the laser-focused Belichick, will do all it can to guard ag…Upvote Share TweetIn December, the Patriots destroyed the Texans, 42-14. Which is great news for the Patriots, who get to play the Texans again on Sunday in the divisional round of the playoffs. Except for one problem: The Patriots have been down this road before: Two ye…Upvote Share Tweet
AFC East's top free agents: Nos. 10-12The 2013 offseason should be a memorable one with several key free agents set to hit the open market. With the New England Patriots still in the playoffs, we won't go too heavy on offseason analysis just yet. But as an appetizer, this week the AFC East …Upvote Share TweetThe Bills are “swinging for the fences” by hiring Doug Marrone as their next head coach. Dave Hyde of the Sun-Sentinel looks at the Dolphins legacy of Nick Saban. Recent playoff experience against the Jets should remind the Patriots that regular seasoUpvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 7, 2013Oregon's coach has a history of waiting for the perfect fit and turning down enticing offers, like one from Giants Coach Tom Coughlin.Upvote Share Tweetpatriotsgab.com Jan 7, 2013Vote for the Rookie of the Year in the NFL: Vote for the Air and Ground Players of the Year in the NFL:Upvote Share Tweet
AFC Divisional PlayoffsJan 7Eric Mangini, Herm Edwards and Tim Hasselbeck discuss which AFC team has the best chance to win a rematch in the divisional playoffs.
Brady Expects Different Game vs. TexansJan 7ESPN.com AFC East blogger James Walker discusses Tom Brady's comments that the "Monday Night Football" game between the Texans and Patriots will have no bearing on their playoff matchup.
NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategyJan 7The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
2013 NFL draft -- Zach Ertz of Stanford Cardinal enters NFL draftJan 7Stanford's offense will be without one if its premier playmakers after tight end Zach Ertz announced Monday he'll enter the 2013 NFL draft.
Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card WeekendJan 7Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …