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Patriots' Jones, Woodhead listed as probable Updated Jan 18, 2013
New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones (ankle) is one of five Patriots players listed as probable for Sunday's AFC Championship Game.
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  • Super Possibilities: What has the Falcons reveling in their game with … Jan 18, 2013
    What has the Falcons reveling in their game with the 49ers? Can the Ravens' defense hold up against the vaunted Patriots' offense? Peter King answers these and more in his Last Word.
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  • Ravens-Patriots Friday injury report Jan 18, 2013
    The time for practice is over for the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots. We are 48 hours away from the AFC Championship Game, and the winner will advance to Super Bowl XLVII. Here is the final injury report for both teams: Patriots Probable: DE …
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  • Only five Pats on final injury report, and all are probable Jan 18, 2013
    Apart from tight end Rob Gronkowski and any other players placed on injured reserve by the Patriots throughout the season, the home team in the AFC title game is healthy. Very healthy. Only five players appear on the injury report, and all are probable …
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  • Watch The Baltimore Police Department's Crazed, Militaristic Tribute To The Ravens (Includes Cop Rap) Jan 18, 2013
    Oh dear. What can one even say about this video, created by the Baltimore police department in anticipation of this weekend's AFC championship game between the Ravens and the Patriots? It's got everything that a terrible hype video needs: "Seven Na…
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  • Source: Alicia Keys to sing national anthem at Super Bowl Jan 18, 2013
    A person familiar with Super Bowl entertainment plans tells The Associated Press that Alicia Keys has been lined up to perform the national anthem before the NFL championship game in New Orleans on Feb. 3.
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  • Final Word: Ravens at Patriots Jan 18, 2013
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Sunday's AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium: One last time: This will mark the final matchup between two future Hall of Famers -- quarterback Tom Brady of the Patriots and linebacker Ray Lewis of Baltimore. Lewis, …
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  • Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patriots Jan 18, 2013
    The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…
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  • Chasing History: With a trip to the Super Bowl at stake, this week… Jan 18, 2013
    With a trip to the Super Bowl at stake, this weekend's championship games could change the legacies of Tom Brady, Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan, says Don Banks.
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  • Dean Pees on stopping Brady: Hire Tonya Harding Jan 18, 2013
    Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees is very familiar with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. He’s been part of the defensive staff in Baltimore for the last three seasons, which has meant three matchups with the Patriots, and he spent four years as the
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  • Friday morning one-liners Jan 18, 2013
    WR Donald Jones thinks he’ll be recovered from his season-ending illness in time for the start of Bills offseason work. A look at the possible cap benefits of cutting various members of the Dolphins. Patriots S Devin McCourty says he’s impressed with
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  • Pats rookie Jones (ankle) limited in practice Jan 18, 2013
    Patriots rookie defensive end Chandler Jones was the lone New England player limited in Thursday's practice, putting his status for Sunday's AFC Championship Game in question.
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  • Tom Brady said “I’m going to be a great one” after his second start Jan 18, 2013
    Not many people thought Tom Brady was going to become an all-time great quarterback in 2001, when he first took over for an injured Drew Bledsoe. But Brady himself thought so. Damon Huard, who was the Patriots’ third-string quarterback that year, recall
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  • Conference Championship Game Matchups Jan 18, 2013
    Will Ray Lewis's retirement tour get one more stop?
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  • Do you have an inspiring story? Jan 18, 2013
    Do you have an inspiring story, or good deeds you do on a daily basis you would like to share with Patriots Gab? We want to post more inspiring stories on our site, and if you have one , you feel like sharing, then let us know through facebook comments …
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  • Spotlight Zoltan Mesko: A good Football Story rather than a negative Story Jan 18, 2013
    Zoltan Mesko is known for being the New England Patriots punter, and he does a good job at it, and  Zoltan Mesko is also known as being very involved in many charities and helping out his community. Tonight, here at Patriots Gab, we would like to take a…
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  • New England Patriots to keep Balitmore Ravens coach John Harbaugh from Super Bowl clash with brother Jan 18, 2013
    For a good part of the season, it looked like Super Bowl XLVII could be renamed the Manning Bowl On Bourbon St. with Eli’s Giants and Peyton’s Broncos on a collision course that ultimately got sidetracked before the brothers could play for the Lombard
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  • Video - NFL Kickoff Overtime: Title Games 03:16

    NFL Kickoff Overtime: Title Games

    Jan 18
    Trey Wingo, Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi preview the NFC and AFC championship games on Sunday.
  • Video - 'Playbook': New England Patriots offense 03:43

    'Playbook': New England Patriots offense

    Jan 18
    The "Playbook" crew explains how the New England Patriots offense will try to attack the Baltimore Ravens defense in the AFC Championship Game.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed's impact 02:17

    'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed's impact

    Jan 18
    The "Playbook" crew breaks down the importance of Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed to the Ravens' defense, and the impact he will have in the AFC Championship Game.
  • Video - 'Playbook': New England Patriots thinking Super Bowl 04:46

    'Playbook': New England Patriots thinking Super Bowl

    Jan 18
    The "Playbook" crew pick out specific players that will have significant impact on the AFC Championship Game, along with the guys predictions.