FOXBORO -- In the end, the Sunday night showdown between one of the best teams in the NFC (the 49ers) and one of the best in the AFC (the Patriots) lived up to its billing. And then some.
FOXBORO - On the surface, this week's opponent for the Patriots - the San Francisco 49ers - has a lot in common with last week's.
FOXBORO -- They say a team takes on its coach's personality.
The Patriots are riding a seven-game winning streak into Sunday night's game against the 49ers.
FOXBORO -- On Monday night, J.J. Watt hit Tom Brady hard several times, but he couldn't come up with a single sack in the game.