FOXBORO -- It hasn't always been easy for Julian Edelman. In fact, often it's been just the opposite.
FOXBORO -- When LeGarrette Blount left the rain-soaked field a last time in New England's 34-20 win over Buffalo, he made straight for Bill Belichick.
The Patriots are two wins away from playing in the Super Bowl for the sixth time since 2001. They are a win away from their eighth AFC Championship appearance in 13 seasons.
FOXBORO -- LeGarrette Blount was a problem player.