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Woodhead, Jones limited in Patriots practice Updated Jan 16, 2013
The Patriots got back on the practice field Wednesday to start preparations for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Ravens and they were missing just one player who has a chance of playing. Cornerback Alfonzo Dennard missed the session, but the t
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  • Tom Brady not focused on his legacy Jan 16, 2013
    New England Patriots quarterback and future Hall of Famer Tom Brady continues to set records. He recently became the NFL's all-time winningest playoff quarterback, as well as the third player to throw at least 40 postseason touchdowns. With a win Sunday…
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  • Round 2: Arthur Jones vs. Chandler Jones Jan 16, 2013
    The big brother got the best of the little brother in the first meeting. But this time the stakes are higher when siblings Arthur Jones of the Baltimore Ravens face Chandler Jones and the New England Patriots. A trip to the Super Bowl is on the line for…
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  • A Change Is Gonna Come Jan 16, 2013
    It's a division built on tradition. Until now. Chip Kelly may or may not bring his exact offense to the NFL, Don Banks writes, but the NFC East's world is still about to be altered.
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  • Texans: Johnathan Joseph didn’t claim to be better than Patriots Jan 16, 2013
    This morning I passed along a report from that quoted Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph as saying that the Texans are a better team than the Patriots, despite the Patriots beating the Texans twice. But the Texans say Joseph didn’t say th
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  • AccuScore: Ravens-Patriots Jan 16, 2013
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Ravens-Patriots matchup in the AFC Championship Game.
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  • Kelly reverses course, leaves Oregon for Eagles Jan 16, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Chip Kelly after he originally chose to stay at Oregon.
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  • Bill Belichick shoots down questions about his coaching legacy Jan 16, 2013
    If the Patriots win their next two games, coach Bill Belichick will tie the all-time NFL records for postseason victories and Super Bowl titles by a head coach. But Belichick doesn’t want to talk about that - or any other aspect of his coaching career
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  • Kiper's AFC East mock draft Jan 16, 2013
    The NFL playoffs are down to the final four teams, which includes the New England Patriots. But it's never too early to begin predicting what will happen in April's NFL draft. ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. produced his first mock draft of 2013. Let's …
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  • AFC East Stock Watch Jan 16, 2013
    Let's take a look at whose stock is rising and falling in the AFC East. Falling 1. New England Patriots' tight-end depth: The Patriots lost dynamic Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski for the season after he broke his arm for a second time Sunday against …
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners Jan 16, 2013
    Bills S Jairus Byrd and G Andy Levitre are soon-to-be unrestricted free agents. The Dolphins are proposing that taxpayers pay for a portion of their improvements to Sun Life Stadium. The Patriots are confident in their no-huddle offense heading into Sun…
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  • Bears go outside the box with Trestman Jan 16, 2013
    In the end, Jimmy Johnson was right. The former Cowboys and Dolphins coach said Friday that Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman would become the next head coach of the Bears and, five days later, that’s precisely what Trestman is. And so the Bears ar
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  • How Aaron Hernandez Opened a Throwing Window for Tom Brady Jan 16, 2013
    The New England tight end is a versatile offensive threat. He's also a rugged presence who can clear a path for other receivers.
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  • For the Jets' Offense, Skipping Straight to 2014 Jan 16, 2013
    The 2013 season already seems to be a lost cause for the Jets, so it's time to build toward 2014.
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  • Video - 'Sound FX': Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots 04:15

    'Sound FX': Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots

    Jan 16
    Take a listen inside the helmets of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Houston Texans safety Glover Quin during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game.
  • Video - Best of Championship Wednesday 01:52

    Best of Championship Wednesday

    Jan 16
    Players from the Falcons, Patriots, Ravens and 49ers took to the podium to address the media. Check out our collection of the best quotes from Championship Wednesday.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Conference Championships 01:58

    Inside the Huddle: Conference Championships

    Jan 16
    Inside the Huddle reveals the stats behind Matt Ryan's nickname "Matty Ice," the Cowboys moving from the 3-4 defense to the Cover Two scheme, how the Patriots may adapt to the loss of Rob Gronkowski, and why Joe Flacco has rediscovered himself.
  • Video - Missed Opportunity 04:15

    Missed Opportunity

    Jan 16
    Liz Merrill talks about Lee Evans and how he dealt with his missed opportunity in the 2011 AFC Championship game