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Perry's Report Card: Patriots head to Houston with honors
With their dominating performance over the Steelers in the AFC Championship Game, the Patriots prove they're in a different class.
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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick meets the media at Super Bowl 49 media day.
Quirky Super Bowl schedule this time around for Patriots
The Patriots will practice Thursday, Friday and Saturday before flying to Houston Monday and that night take part in media day, now known as Super Bowl Opening Night.    
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Dimitroff, Pioli the first Belichick defectors to lead new team to Super Bowl
Working for the Patriots makes you attractive to other teams. Many have left, but Thomas Dimitroff and Scott Pioli are finally showing that major success can be attained in the process.
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McCourty: Super Bowl win will overshadow Goodell impact on season
Devin McCourty says that if the Patriots win the Super Bowl, years from now people will remember the win, not the fact Roger Goodell did not attend AFC Championship.
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Collins gets his pay day as Patriots prepare for Super Bowl
Jamie Collins signed with the Browns for $50 million over four years, with $26 million guaranteed, avoiding free agency.
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Andy Dalton named Tom Brady's Pro Bowl replacement
With Tom Brady spending this week and next preparing for the Super Bowl, Andy Dalton has been named his replacement in the Pro Bowl. 
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The Ex-Pats Podcast: Patriots dismantle Pittsburgh in AFC Championship
Mike Giardi and former Patriots center Dan Koppen discuss all aspects of the dominating performance by the Patriots over the Steelers in the AFC Championship.
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Patriots players break down goal-line stand vs. Steelers
Late in the second quarter, the Patriot defense turned the tide of the AFC Championship Game with a goal-line stand. Here's how it happened.
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Super Bowl appearances aren't old hat to all the Patriots
Not all the Patriots are Super Bowl veterans. For the ones making their first trip, the thrill is 'unreal . . . just an awesome feeling'.
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Alarm-puller: ‘I’m drunk. I’m stupid. I’m a Pats fan’
According to the Boston Globe, the man who pulled the fire alarm at the Steelers' hotel Sunday pleaded not guilty to charges of disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and setting off a false fire alarm.  
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Belichick on players' celebrations: 'It's great to see'
Martellus Bennett was jubilant at his first Super Bowl berth, and Bill Belichick understands/approves why he, and others, were so happy.
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Tanguay Takes America
Gary Tanguay hits the road to Houston for "Tanguay Takes America"
/*CSN and Tanguay to Provide Daily Patriots related stories from various cities on the way to Houston on TV, Online and through Social Media All Week Long*/ The New England Patriots are Super Bowl bound...
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Brady makes 'The Hangover' reference, calls QB group his wolf pack
Tom Brady, Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett posed for a picture on Sunday night like they were the three best friends that anyone could have.
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Belichick on Bon Jovi moment during AFC title game: 'He had the place rocking'
After LeGarrette Blount plunged into the end zone from one yard away, giving the Patriots a 27-9 lead over the Steelers in the third quarter of the AFC title game, the Gillette Stadium crowd partied like it
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Does Brady have words planned for Goodell at Super Bowl? 'We'll see'
Tom Brady is coy when asked on WEEI what he'll say to Roger Goodell if the Patriots win the Super Bowl.
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Brady on the effectiveness of Belichick's approach: 'You're brainwashed'
During his weekly interview with WEEI's Kirk and Callahan Show, Tom Brady highlighted the thought process that has helped make the Patriots such a successful franchise under Bill Belichick.
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Boomer Esiason hopes Tom Brady writes a book about his true feelings for Roger Goodell
Boomer Esiason talks with Toucher and Rich about Tom Brady and the Patriots "dancing around" the issue of winning this season following the suspension, and he would love to see a book in the future
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Boomer Esiason: Effect of a Patriots Super Bowl win on Rob Gronkowski's contract
Boomer Esiason talks with Toucher and Rich about what the effect would be on Rob Gronkowski and his contract if the Patriots were to win the Super Bowl without him.
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Boomer Esiason: Patriots are the best run organization in sports
Boomer Esiason has high praise for Bill Belichick and the Patriots not only for getting to another Super Bowl, but for the cap flexibility they have in the upcoming years and personnel decisions made.
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Brady on whether he called Trump: 'I've called him in the past'
Tom Brady refused to address the topic last week after President Donald Trump said he'd received a call from the Patriots' QB, and today he shed a little -- very little -- more light on the topic.
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Curran: Living well is the best revenge
The Patriots are the last team the NFL apparatus wanted to see in Houston . . . and now the boogeyman's at their door.
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Curran's Patriots-Steelers AFC Championship preview review
What predictions did Tom E. Curran get right? Find out in the AFC Championship preview review
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Brady allows himself to enjoy win: '[Bleep], you've got to be happy now'
Tom Brady isn't normally thrilled if the Patriots come out on top on the scoreboard but don't play their best. 
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Roethlisberger takes aim at young Steelers teammates after loss
Ben Roethlisberger rolls some teammates under the bus Sunday night but it was hard to tell exactly which ones had the tire tracks to prove it.
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Brady on Hogan after record-setting night: 'He's been incredible'
Tom Brady went without his best deep threat for half of last week's Divisional Round win. But Chris Hogan was good to go in the AFC title game.
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Felger: No emotional connection to Matt Ryan in Boston
Tom Giles goes through some of Twitter's reaction to the Patriots facing off against the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl, and Felger sounds off on why people around here do not care about Matt Ryan.
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Pats defense carried chip on its shoulder all the way to the Super Bowl
The Patriots know that their defense has been questioned all year, but they've been confident in their ability all along and they proved their worth on Sunday. 
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Pierce laughs at Ryan-Brady matchup; LeBron praises Blount
Paul Pierce has to use three crying laughing emojis to illustrate how funny he finds a Matt Ryan-Tom Brady matchup.
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Roger Goodell taunted by Scott Zolak and Patriots fans
Tom Giles checks in from the AT&T Web Zone to read some of the reaction towards NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell via Twitter.
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Bennett on Goodell: 'Where is he? He's like Waldo right now'
Martellus Bennett, like a lot of Patriots fans, was wondering where NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was during the AFC title game.
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TB Times features Brady 'torching' Steelers
The Patriots are in the Super Bowl and The TB Times is still in print.
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Have the Patriots become the greatest dynasty in sports?
Our panel talks about the legacy of this current run by the New England Patriots, and where it fits within the history of sports.
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Brady: 'This is my motivation right here'
Asked whether he had 'extra motivation' this season, Tom Brady said his teammates are enough inspiration for him. 
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A record-setting day for Tom Brady
There was no postseason clunker for Tom Brady Sunday. In fact, his performance Sunday was one of the best of his NFL record 24 playoff wins. 
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Game notes: Patriots 36, Steelers 17
Records set and milestones reached by the Patriots in their 36-17 victory over the Steelers in the 2016 AFC Championship Game.
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Player of the Game: Chris Hogan
Chris Hogan sets a Patriots postseason record with 180 receiving yards on nine catches in New England’s 36-17 win over the Steelers in the AFC Championship Game.
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Best and Worst: Patriots 36, Steelers 17
Tom E. Curran highlights the best and worst moments in the New England Patriots' AFC Championship victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers
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First impressions: Patriots smother Steelers offense, punch Super Bowl ticket
The Patriots defense answers the call and the offense hits on all cylinders as the Patriots rout the Steelers, 36-17, and advance to their NFL-record ninth Super Bowl.
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Best and Worst: Patriots 36, Steelers 17
Tom E. Curran highlights the best and worst moments in the New England Patriots' AFC Championship victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers
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NFC CHAMPIONSHIP: Ryan, Falcons rout Packers, 44-21
Matt Ryan, Julio Jones lead the Falcons to a 44-21 blowout of the storied Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship Sunday.
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Manziel attends AFC Championship Game in Brady jersey
2014 Browns first-rounder Johnny Manziel, currently out of the league, attended the AFC Championship Game in full Patriots garb. 
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Goodell or Trump? Kraft fields question on who will visit Gillette next
With NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in Atlanta for the NFC Championship game, his second visit to Atlanta in the last month, Patriots president Jonathan Kraft was posed an interesting question during his pre
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Pats-Steelers for the AFC title: The scene at Gillette
The sights and sounds at Gillette Stadium before the Patriots and Steelers square off for the AFC championship.
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Patriots make Floyd a healthy scratch for AFC title game
The Patriots will go with four receivers against the Steelers as Michael Floyd has been listed as a healthy scratch for the AFC title game. 
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Curran: Pats winning the mind game
Whereas the Steelers fixate on impediments to success, the Patriots ignore them. It's a stark difference between the two teams.
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Bruschi to serve as honorary captain for Patriots before AFC title game
The Patriots will have a good-luck charm of sorts on their side before they take on the Steelers for the AFC Championship.
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AFC Championship Game predictions
Our entire Pregame Live crew makes their picks for tonight's Steelers-Patriots AFC Championship, with a few predicting an upset in Foxboro.
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Bill Belichick and his repertoire of social media jokes
Our crew breaks down the recent additions to Bill Belichick's expansive resume of social media comedy. 
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Mitchell, Hogan reportedly good to go for AFC title game
Malcolm Mitchell hasn't played since Week 16 of the regular season, but he's expected to play on Sunday against the Steelers.
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Alarm Bell for Patriots
Le’Veon Bell's unique start-and-stop, darting style baffles defenses, and the Pats know stopping him won't be easy . . . but they've done it before.
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Report: Bennett playing with cracked bone, bone chips in ankle
Martellus Bennett suffered an ankle injury back in Week 5 and has been dealing with the after-effects ever since.
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Patriots-Steelers game notes: Pats shooting for record ninth Super Bowl berth
A quick look at the information you need to know about tonight's Patriots-Steelers game.
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New England Patriots QB Tom Brady as a high school player at Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif.
Brady goes back to high school for pregame social media post
Tom Brady's pregame Facebook and Instagram post Sunday shows him wearing a different No. 12 uniform, that of Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif.
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Fire alarm pulled Sunday morning at Pittsburgh Steelers team hotel in Boston.
Alarmgate? Fire alarm pulled at Steelers hotel at 3:40 a.m.
An East Boston man was arrested for pulling the fire alarm at the Pittsburgh Steelers' Boston hotel at 3:40 a.m.
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Butler, Brown set to square off again in AFC title game
The Patriots will have one of their tougher tests trying to slow down the combination of Ben Roethlisberger and Anotnio Brown. 
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New England Patriots QB Tom Brady looks over the Pittsburgh Steelers defense.
Curran's Patriots-Steelers preview: Streaks collide
Who will be punching their ticket to Houston tonight: The Patriots or the Steelers? Tom E. Curran previews what could be an epic battle.  
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady looks over the Pittsburgh Steelers defense.
Curran's Patriots-Steelers preview review
What predictions did Tom E. Curran get right? Find out in the AFC Championship preview review
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Clowney fined for hit on Brady; Rowe fined for unsportsmanlike penalty
Jadeveon Clowney was fined for his late hit on Tom Brady in last week's Divisional Round game. 
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Curran on if Trump becomes distraction for Patriots
Tom Giles and CSN Patriots Insider Tom E. Curran discuss Donald Trump mentioning Bill Belichick and Tom Brady in his speech and the questioned asked by the media to Belichick and Brady in response.
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Patriots-Steelers injury report: Seven Pats listed as questionable
Seven Patriots and three Steelers are listed as questionable for Sunday's AFC Championship Game. 
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Brady on Trump shout-out before inauguration: 'Let's talk about football'
It seems as though Tom Brady wishes Donald Trump would stop telling everyone that they're such good pals. 
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Collins' new contract may influence Patriots' negotiations with Hightower
Whatever Jamie Collins receives in his new deal with the Browns, Dont'a Hightower can make a strong case that he deserves more from the Patriots.
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Report: Chip Kelly was scheduled to meet with Bill Belichick recently
Might Chip Kelly be working for the Patriots at some point in the near future? One report calls New England a "logical" landing spot for the former Eagles coach. 
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Danny Amendola and Chris Hogan
Patriots have perfect attendance at final practice of AFC Championship week
The Patriots had perfect attendance at all three practice this week as they prepare to take on the Steelers. 
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The New England Patriots take the field at Gillette Stadium.
Step-by-step with the players on game day
French toast? Sock prep? Catch a few z’s? The Patriots let you in on what they do leading up to taking the field before a game. 
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Belichick's game-day ritual: 'Try to coach and play good'
Bill Belichick let reporters and fans in on a little game-day secret: He's trying to coach well. 
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Bill Belichick speaks at his pre-AFC Championship Game press conference in Foxboro.
Just Belichick being Belichick at Friday presser
Bill Belichick takes the podium for another “awesome” pre-AFC Championship Game press conference and recalls his first one as a head coach in 2001.   
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Belichick not focused on Trump shout-out before inauguration: 'We've got a big game'
Bill Belichick got a couple of mentions from his friend Donald Trump on Thursday night, but he's focused on Sunday's game. 
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Pro Football Talk: Ex-Patriot Jamie Collins close to re-signing with Browns
The Browns are close to finalizing a multi-year contract with former Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins [1], CBS Sports reported Thursday. [1] http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nfl/8499/jamie-collins
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A legacy game?
No one can argue Patriot dominance since 2001. But would a Steelers victory Sunday change the more recent narrative?
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Trump wishes Kraft good luck, says Brady called to congratulate him
Donald Trump was all in on the Patriots during a dinner Thursday night. 
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Stevens: Felt 'inadequate as a coach' after meeting Belichick, Patriots
Brad Stevens talks with Brian Scalabrine what he has learned about coaching from Bill Belichick.
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Rob Housler of the Chicago Bears and Jordan Richards of the New England Patriots
Patriots sign TE Rob Housler to future contract
The Patriots have added tight end Rob Housler on a future contract.
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Edelman, Bennett marvel at Harrison's longevity
James Harrison has become an every-down player for the Steelers since the last time the Patriots saw him. And he's 38.
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Kraft, Pats still bitter: NFL 'really messed this up badly'
Robert Kraft told the New York Times in a recent interview that he still feels the NFL messed up Deflategate "badly."
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Bell excused from Steelers practice for 'personal reasons'
Le'Veon Bell hasn't practiced with his temmates in either of the last two days. 
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'If you don't tackle, you're not gonna play here'
If the Patriots are going to play in Houston this February, tackling will be the key in the AFC Championship on Sunday.
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Edelman: 'No maliciousness' to his Steelers comments
Julian Edelman says his 'that's how that team is run' comment was 'taken out of context . . . I have nothing but respect for the Steelers.'
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Quick Slants Podcast: Brown’s betrayal; Matt Light; eyeing up Pittsburgh
Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry discuss the aftermath of Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live video. Curran interviews Matt Light ahead of the AFC Championship.
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Belichick asked if playing at home helps: 'Go ask Dallas and Kansas City'
Bill Belichick knows that it's not where you play that matters most. It's how you play. 
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Tomlin not letting up on Brown after ill-advised Facebook Live video
Mike Tomlin ups the ante regarding Antonio Brown during a conference call with New England media.
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Floyd looks to improve rapport with Brady: 'Tom likes things a certain way'
Michael Floyd has been with the Patriots for about a month, but he admits he still has a lot to learn.
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Patriots-Steelers injury report: Hightower, Bennett, Hogan added
All the Patriots are on the field Wednesday as New England prepares to play Pittsburgh on Sunday for the AFC championship and a berth in the Super Bowl.
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Tom Brady speaks German in video with Sebastian Vollmer
Call Tom Brady Mike Tomlin because his teammates are posting videos of him on the world wide web. 
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Mitchell (knee) 'feeling well' as he prepares for AFC title game
Malcolm Mitchell says he's "feeling well" as he gets ready for the Steelers. But will he be on the field? 
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Roethlisberger has Brady's jersey hung on the wall of his office
Ben Roethlisberger asked Tom Brady for a jersey when the Patriots traveled to Pittsburgh earlier this year. 
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Patriots have a chance to work on ball-security during rainy practice
The Patriots were outdoors for their first practice of AFC Championship week, as is usually the case, despite the steady rain falling on the fields behind Gillette Stadium.
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Wilfork and Brady team up for confusing Intel ads
Vince Wilfork and Tom Brady are working together again, as Wilfork posted a commercial in which he designs a weird graphic with his former teammate.
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Roethlisberger to Edelman: 'We've got our trophies'
Ben Roethlisberger responds to Julian's Edelman's assertion that Antonio Brown's social media snafu reflected on how the Steelers are run. 
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Brown apologizes for 'distraction' caused by Facebook Live video
Antonio Brown says on Twitter that 'I let my emotions and genuine excitement get the best of me, and I wanted to share that moment with our fans.'
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Koppen: Brown should know locker room isn’t time for Facebook posts
Former NFL player Dan Koppen says the team locker room after a win is a sacred place and that Steelers WR Antonio Brown should know not to be posting on Facebook.
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McCourty: Loud Gillette Stadium could benefit Patriots vs. Steelers
Devin McCourty urges New England Patriots fans to be as loud as they were against the Texans because every little bit will help against the Steelers.
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Curran: The Steelers weakness is a Patriots strength
Tom E. Curran says Patriots-Steelers will come down to one thing: can Pittsburgh score touchdowns instead of field goals?
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Pats get a refresher on NFL social media policy because of Brown
Antonio Brown's live stream of coach Mike Tomlin's postgame speech on Sunday has a ripple effect . . . all the way to New England.
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Whether Goodell visits Foxboro or not, Patriots players say they don't care
Roger Goodell will be in Atlanta for the NFC Championship Game, meaning that he'll continue to steer clear of Gillette Stadium for another year. 
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Hogan 'feeling good' as he recovers from thigh injury
Chris Hogan is dealing with a thigh injury that he suffered against the Texans in Saturday's Divisional Round game.
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Strahan picks Steelers to upset Patriots in AFC Championship
Michael Strahan saw the Patriots lose a Super Bowl first-hand, but he doesn’t think they’ll lose Super Bowl LI. That’s because he doesn’t think they’ll be participants. 
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Solder, Patriots training staff earn Ed Block Courage Awards
Nate Solder has been named the Ed Block Courage Award-winner for the Patriots this year. 
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Le'Veon Bell scary, but Patriots have limited the big plays he's thrived on
The Patriots kept Le'Veon Bell in check once this season, but his gaudy playoff numbers will provide New England's run defense its biggest challenge yet. 
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Apologetic Tomlin: Brown's actions 'foolish, selfish'
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin hints that stunts like Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live video are the kind that get good players shipped out of town.
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Where is Roger? Not in Foxboro . . . again
Roger Goodell hasn't been to Gillette Stadium for a game since suspending Tom Brady, and he won't be there again this Sunday. It seems he's going out of his way to avoid it. 
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Steelers' Foster: Antonio Brown video won't be a distraction, but...
While Ramon Foster says Antonio Brown's Facebook Live video won't distract the Steelers, his comments indicate he's seen better judgment from teammates.
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Perry's Report Card: Plenty of room for improvement
The final score -- 34-16 -- indicates the Pats had an easy time with the Texans, but, as Phil Perry's report card shows, it was far from pretty.
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Perry's Report Card: Plenty of room for improvement
The final score -- 34-16 -- seems to show the Patriots had an easy time with the Texans, but, as Phil Perry's report card shows, it was far from pretty.
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Matt Light: Social media posts from Antonio Brown part of his swagger
Matt Light talks with Toucher and Rich about the Antonio Brown Facebook Live video, and whether Bill Belichick warns players before the season to not even think about doing something like this.
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Brown: Belichick is telling the Patriots to 'ignore the noise'
Troy Brown and Mike Felger talk about the New England Patriots preparation for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Mayo: Belichick told me 'shut down' the social media
The Quick Slants guys talk about Antonio Brown's Facebook live video and how the New England Patriots would approach the situation.
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Ex-Pats Podcast: Defending Bell; Brown’s Facebook Live mishap
Dan Koppen, Jerod Mayo, and Mike Giardi discuss the upcoming AFC Championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live controversy and more
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The weird behavior of Patriots' opponents in playoffs
Antonio Brown's Facebook Live slip-up is the latest odd choice by an opponent before a big playoff game vs. the Patriots. 
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Report: Brown could be fined for violating league's social-media policy
Antonio Brown's Facebook Live video may have done more than earn him a stern talking-to from Mike Tomlin. It may have cost him.
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The weird behavior of Patriots' opponents in playoffs
Antonio Brown's Facebook Live slip-up is the latest odd choice by an opponent before a big playoff game vs. the Patriots.
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Belichick on Tomlin's a-hole comment: 'As you know, I'm not on Snapface'
Bill Belichick, you'll be surprised to hear, was not tuning in to Antonio Brown's Facebook Live stream of the Steelers postgame locker room celebration. Or so he says.
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Curran: Shouldn't be a shocker that McDaniels stayed
Josh McDaniels believes he has one of the 10 best jobs in football -- head man or no -- so it's no surprise he's staying with the Pats.
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McDaniels: 'Best for my family and myself' to remain with Patriots
Josh McDaniels is staying put in New England and will have his focus on the Steelers this week.
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Josh McDaniels staying with Patriots, withdraws from 49ers search
Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is taking his name out of consideration for the San Francisco 49ers head coaching job to stay with the Patriots.
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Antonio Brown Facebook Live video
Boomer Esiason on Antonio Brown Facebook video: "It makes Mike Tomlin look bad"
Boomer Esiason talks with Toucher and Rich about Antonio Brown's Facebook Live video, saying that it makes Mike Tomlin look like he has no control over his players.
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Esiason: The last thing Roger Goodell wanted was to suspend Tom Brady
Boomer Esiason: "The last thing Roger Goodell wanted was to suspend Tom Brady"
Boomer Esiason talks with Toucher & Rich about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seemingly avoiding coming to Gillette Stadium for the playoffs because of "Deflategate".
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Brady on Thomas criticism: 'I love Earl . . . Wish him the best'
In response to Earl Thomas' Twitter shots, Tom Brady seems to have taken the kill-them-with-kindness approach.
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Brady on Brown Facebook video: Wouldn't go over well with Belichick
Asked about Antonio Brown's Facebook Live video, Tom Brady says, "What's done in the locker room should stay in the locker room."
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Curran: Brown's video a 'weird betrayal of team's privacy'
Antonio Brown posts a 13-minute Facebook Live video from the Steelers' locker room in which Mike Tomlin calls the Patriots 'a--holes'.
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Curran: Steelers' ongoing red-zone issues evident in win over Chiefs
It's another New England-Pittsburgh showdown in the AFC Championship Game, but the Steelers don't look invincible in squeeking past the Chiefs.
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AFC SEMIFINALS: Steelers hold off Chiefs on Boswell's 6 field goals, 18-16
Somehow the Steelers found a way to take down the Chiefs, despite not scoring a touchdown themselves,
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NFC SEMIFINALS: Rodgers drives Packers to last-second win over Cowboys
After dominating the most of the game the Packers almost saw their lead slip away, but Aaron Rodgers and Mason Crosby will their team to a win over the Cowboys.
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Earl Thomas, Ray Lewis take shots at Tom Brady on Twitter
Tom Brady advanced to his sixth consecutive AFC title game on Saturday night, but he took some heat from competitors past and present on Twitter.
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Ryan stars for Patriots defense in big night for former Scarlet Knights
Patriots corner Logan Ryan was faced with a handful of cameras and microphones at his locker following his team's Divisional Round win over the Texans, and he took the opportunity to give his alma mater a li
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Take your pick: Steelers or Chiefs?
The Patriots will learn their AFC Championship Game opponent tonight. Here's what you need to know about the Chiefs and Steelers.
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Belichick sounds like he's still hot about Rowe unsportsmanlike penalty
When Eric Rowe came to the sidelines after committing an unsportsmanlike penalty that kept a first-quarter Texans drive alive, Bill Belichick was not shy about showing his displeasure.
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Should Pats prefer Chiefs or Steelers in AFC Championship?
The Patriots are in their sixth straight AFC Championship Game. They’ll know their opponent Sunday night, but who should they want to play? 
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J. Kraft on Goodell visiting Gillette: 'Owners don't extend invitations'
Roger Goodell wasn't at Foxboro Saturday, and hasn't been since the beginning of Deflategate, but Jonathan Kraft says you need to ask the NFL why.
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Even in defeat, Texans defense did its job against Brady and the Pats
Houston's season ended with a 34-16 loss in Foxboro, but the Texans' defense played well against the Patriots' powerful offense.
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Lewis harps on fumbles after otherwise historic night: 'My worst game ever'
Dion Lewis had just made history in his postseason debut, his team was headed to the AFC title game, and he was about to Facetime with Deion Sanders for an NFL Network postgame show.
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Curran: Not their best effort
Even though that big “34” next to “Patriots” on the scoreboard seems impressive, Bill Belichick and his team know they need to be better than they were against the Texans on Saturday night.
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After a bad game, will Michael Floyd even play in AFC Championship?
Troy Brown and Dan Koppen talk about a less than stellar performance by wide receiver Michael Floyd, which brings up the question if Malcolm Mitchell will be healthy and play over him.
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Patriots 34, Texans 16: Game notes
Dion Lewis, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Julian Edelman and Stephen Gostkowski are among the record-setters in Saturday night's Patriots victory.
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Dan Koppen: Every time Patriots get questioned, they step up
Mike Felger, Troy Brown, Dan Koppen and Albert Breer try to decide if the New England Patriots got exposed vs Houston Texans.
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Bennett on injury scare: 'I watch a lot of House, but I'm not a doctor'
Martellus Bennett went down awkwardly and didn't get up. A minute passed. Then two. The CBS broadcast was almost through it's commercial break before the Patriots tight end was on his feet.
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Vince Wilfork: 'I think I've played my last NFL game'
Former Patriot Vince Wilfork reflects on the Texans loss in New England, saying this is probably his last game in the NFL.
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WATCH: Bill Belichick has a lot of ammo for his team this week
Mike Giardi and Tom Curran react to the Patriots win against Houston, thanks to the cardboard cutout of Brock Osweiler and an opportunistic defense. Also, Belichick will not be happy with his team.
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Brady, Patriots 'put Texans to bed' in latest edition of TB Times
The New England Patriots are moving on to the AFC Championship, that means there's a new edition of the TB Times hitting a Facebook Newsfeed near you.
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Felger: Formula was followed to beat Patriots if Texans weren't so bad
The CSN Postgame Live crew talks about a lot of opportunities given up by the Patriots to the Texans, and that whoever they face next weekend will take advantage
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Best and Worst: Patriots 34, Texans 16
Tom E. Curran highlights the best and worst moments from the New England Patriots game against the Houston Texans in the AFC Divisional round
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All's well that ends well
The Patriots struggle much of the night, but still come away with a 34-16 victory over the Texans behind a three-TD performance from Dion Lewis.
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Ray Lewis and Earl Thomas take Twitter jabs at Tom Brady
Former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and Earl Thomas took to Twitter to go after Tom Brady
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Best and Worst: Patriots 34, Texans 16
Tom E. Curran highlights the best and worst moments from the New England Patriots game against the Houston Texans in the AFC Divisional round
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NFC SEMIFINALS: Falcons win 36-20, roll into title game
Matt Ryan throws for 338 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Falcons to a 36-20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round Saturday.
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John McClain: 'I want the Patriots to beat the hell out of the Cowboys'
Tom Curran and Mike Giardi talk with John Mcclain talks about the Houston Texans match up against the New England Patriots.
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Boston athletes show support for Patriots before game vs. Texans
The New England Patriots are facing the Houston Texans on Saturday night and they're getting support from some of Boston's best.
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Troy Brown: There should be more Patriots in the Hall of Fame
Troy Brown names some New England Patriots he thinks should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame
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Breer: Chiefs bigger threat for Patriots than Steelers
Mike Felger, Troy Brown, Dan Koppen and Albert Breer look forward to the New England Patriots next potential matchup.
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Pats-Texans playoff game: The scene at Gillette
A look at the early scene from Gillette Stadium, which is hosting the 20th Patriots home postseason game since it opened in 2002.
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Pats-Texans playoff game: The scene at Gillette
A look at the early scene from Gillette Stadium, which is hosting the 20th Patriots home postseason game since it opened in 2002.
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Amendola (ankle) active for the first time since Week 13
The Patriots will have veteran wideout Danny Amendola in uniform for the first time since he injured his ankle against the Rams last month.
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Curran: Wouldn't a few more close ones have helped these Patriots?
The Patriots open the playoffs tonight without having truly been tested since before Thanksgiving. Is that such a good thing?
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Belichick tells ESPN 'I actually enjoy the press conferences'
'I actually enjoy the press conferences because it’s the connection to the fans' Bill Belichick tells ESPN's Chris Berman.
Butler a reminder for Patriots role players that their time could be coming
Patriots players who are at or near the bottom of the roster know that this is no time to let your guard down because you never know when your opportunity is coming.
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Report: Isaiah Thomas will be at Patriots playoff game in his Brady jersey
Isaiah Thomas tells the Boston Globe he received an autographed jersey from Tom Brady and will attend the Patriots-Texans playoff game.
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Patriots-Texans game notes: Pats aim for 30th postseason victory
A quick look at the information you need to know about tonight's Patriots-Texans game.
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Report: Patriots WR Mitchell (knee) will not play vs. Texans
Malcolm Mitchell is listed as questionable with a knee injury, but according to ESPN, he will not play Saturday. 
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Curran: Texans win would be one of biggest upsets in recent history
Mike Giardi and Tom E. Curran discuss what problems the Texans might cause the New England Patriots and if the Houston Texans have any chance to win.
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Felger: I hate the NFL moving Chiefs-Steelers game time
Mike Felger explains why he is not a fan of the NFL moving the time of the Chiefs-Steelers game due to weather.
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New England Patriots QB Tom Brady gets his pass off against the Houston Texans.
Curran’s Patriots-Texans preview: Meltdown-proof
Pencil in the Patriots for their sixth consecutive AFC Championship Game appearance. It would take one of the NFL’s great upsets for it not to happen.
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LeGarrette Blount of the New England Patriots
Good to go: Blount (illness) removed from Patriots injury report
LeGarrette Blount should be good to go on Saturday as he's recovered from the illness that held him out of two days of practices.
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NFL moves Steelers-Chiefs kickoff to 8:20 Sunday because of ice storm threat
The NFL has moved the Pittsburgh Steelers-Kansas City Chiefs AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City from 1:05 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. because of the threat of an ice storm.   
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New England Patriots QB Tom Brady gets his pass off against the Houston Texans.
Curran’s Patriots-Texans preview review
What predictions did Tom E. Curran get right? Find out in the New England Patriots-Houston Texans preview review
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Breer: Do people with Texans feel the defense is better without J.J. Watt?
Albert Breer of MMQB.com talks with Toucher & Rich about whether some players in the Texans locker room think the defense is actually better without J.J. Watt.
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Former Steelers DB: Brady is 'the Grim Reaper' in the playoffs
Ike Taylor only met up with Tom Brady once in the postseason, but it sounds like that was enough for him. 
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Kevin Faulk weighs in on the slippery concept of the ‘Patriot Way’
Ex-Patriots running back Kevin Faulk gives his take on the so-called ‘Patriot Way’ in a post on the Players' Tribune website.
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Brady borrows from Bruce Lee, urges Patriots to 'be water' in hype video
Tom Brady's really taken to this whole Instagram thing. On the eve of his team's Divisional Round matchup with the Texans, he posted a video to get fans fired up.
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Chargers reportedly hiring Lynn, Patricia in line to stick with Patriots
The Chargers have reportedly settled on a new coach, and it's not Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia.
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Turnover battle likely won’t end well for Texans
Brock Osweiler has gone two games without throwing an interception. He needs to make it three if the Texans want even a shot at winning Saturday. 
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Patriots-Texans injury report: Brady, Jones, Slater removed from list
Tom Brady, Cyrus Jones and Matthew Slater were all removed from the Patriots' practice participation/injury report on Thursday, though LeGarrette Blount missed his second straight practice because of illness
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A San Diego chargers fan gives her opinion of the team's move to Los Angeles.
Curran: San Diego just a casualty of Goodell, NFL's pursuit of $25 billion
As L.A. lands another team it doesn't care about, it's just another move toward Roger Goodell's NFL reaching $25 billion in annual revenue.  
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Brady not focused on MVP: 'For us it's about what this team can accomplish'
Tom Brady is in the running for his third MVP, but he's not focused on winning it. 
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Sixteen-point favorites? Analyzing Patriots' propensity for blowout wins in playoffs
The Patriots are 16-point favorites over the Texans. That's high, but more than a quarter of their playoff wins under Bill Belichick have been bigger.
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Rob Ninkovich on Texans LT Duane Brown: 'He's got it all'
Both the Patriots and the Texans look like different clubs when compared to what they showed in their first meeting of the season back in Week 3.
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Blount (illness) not spotted at Patriots practice for the second straight day
LeGarrette Blount was not spotted at Patriots practice for the second consecutive day as he continues to deal with an illness.
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Brady: 'Ridiculous to think' Pats will blow out Texans
Tom Brady scoffs at the widespread belief that the Patriots -- a 15-point favorite -- will walk over Houston on Saturday.
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Wilfork's road to New England included a Houston pass
Vince Wilfork spent his first 11 seasons in New England. But if not for a draft-day decision, he could have been a career-long Texan. 
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Patriots undefeated over last two seasons with Dion Lewis in the lineup
Dion Lewis provides the Patriots with an all-purpose back who can run between the tackles on one snap and then align outside as a receiver on the next. 
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Report: Chargers plan to announce move to Los Angeles
According to a report, the Chargers have notified NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and the owners of other teams, of their intent to move to Los Angeles for the 2017 season.
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Patriots-Texans practice report: Blount sits out due to illness
LeGarrette Blount was the only New England Patriot to miss Wednesday's practice, and that was due to illness and not injury.
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Hightower: Every person in the Patriots locker room loves Bennett
Martellus Bennett admits he got a few sideways glances when he first arrived in New England, but teammates talk about him like they love him.
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Floyd: Fewer distractions, more focus on football with Patriots
Newly acquired Michael Floyd says New England, with 'not many things to do around here,' is 'kinda the place for me.'
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Breer: McDaniels 'likely' going to 49ers; Patricia may not get offer
MMQB.com's Albert Breer thinks Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels has 'a fantastic shot' at being named coach of the 49ers.
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Blount not spotted at the start of Patriots practice
LeGarrette Blount was not spotted at the start of Patriots practice on Wednesday.
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Worse for wear
Remember when the Texans -- the Pats' playoff opponent -- came to Foxboro wearing letterman jackets? They probably wish you'd forget it.
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Tom Brady's agent starting a league for non-NFL-eligible players
Don Yee and former NFL wideout Ed McCaffrey have founded a new pro football league for players who have graduated high school but aren't in college.
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Feinstein: Patriots should look to Alabama’s defense for NFL Draft
John Feinsten of the Washington Post joins Trenni Kusnierek to discuss the 2017 NCAA National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson, and the remaining NFL playoffs.
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Portnoy goes after Felger over 'disgrace' talk
After Dave Portnoy fought back over his Roger Goodell comments, Mike Felger doubled down on his stance that advocating violence against the commissioner is a disgrace. 
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Felger: 'Disgrace' for Portnoy to wish bodily harm on Goodell
Mike Felger spends as little time on the internet as he has to. Told that Dave Portnoy has discussed wishing bodily harm on Roger Goodell, Felger said such talk is a “disgrace.”  
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CSN to deliver comprehensive Patriots Playoff coverage with "Drive for 5" programming
The Patriots host the Houston Texans on Saturday at 8:15PM at Gillette Stadium in a Divisional Playoff game, and no local station, regional network or national sports network is providing more coverage dedic
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New England Patriots QB Tom Brady spoofs his sleepware line in a Funny or Die video.
Tom Brady pokes fun at his new sleepwear line in Funny or Die video
Tom Brady is in on the joke as the Patriots QB stars in a video that spoofs the new line of Under Armour "performance recovery sleepware."
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New England Patriots tight end updates everyone on his rehab in video.
Gronk gives update on rehab in video
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says his rehab from back surgery is going "super smooth" and he's pumped to watch the team in the playoffs.
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Wilfork skeptical of 'experts' who made Texans big underdogs
Vince Wilfork knows that there are those who won't give the Texans a chance to win Saturday. He doesn't care. 
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Branch missing from first Patriots practice of Divisional Round week
Alan Branch was not present for the start of Patriots practice on Tuesday.
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Vrabel's ascension to potential head coach unusual, but not undeserved
Mike Vrabel could go straight from being a linebackers coach to running a franchise without any experience as an offensive coordinator or head coach. 
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Beware: Pats have lost to non-elite QBs in playoffs before
It's hard to look at Brock Osweiler and see a quarterback who's going to beat the Patriots. But perceived 'bad' QBs have done just that.
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