The Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy ruffled a few feathers with his column essentially saying that the Patriots-Texans game is more like a bye week for New England.
From Comcast SportsNetATLANTA (AP) -- Matt Bryant pumped his fist and celebrated atop the Falcons logo in the middle of the field. Tony Gonzalez broke down in tears.
FOXBORO -- In New England, everything "is what it is." The saying is a Bill Belichick favorite, a standard retort to nearly any question regarding his football team.
FOXBORO -- When the Houston Texans lost to the Patriots at Gillette Stadium in December, they left New England saying that they found out what "championship football" was.