The most important battle for the Patriots to win on Sunday is stopping Ravens RB Ray Rice.
Seven Patriots, including QB Tom Brady, and five Ravens were named to the Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America All-AFC team.
PFW's Eric Edholm looks ahead to the AFC and NFC championship games and considers the fallout for the losers in the divisional playoff round.
The 49ers, Giants, Ravens and Patriots all advanced last weekend in the NFL playoffs, and a record-setting number of Americans saw them do it.
Patriots director of pro personnel Jason Licht interviewed for the Bears' general manager job Monday.
The Patriots picked the right time to turn in their best performance of the season and have plenty of confidence heading into the AFC championship game.
QB Joe Flacco's play is only one piece of the puzzle as the Ravens try to take down the Patriots, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.
Tom Brady and the offense were unstoppable against Denver, but the run defense's performance might have been just as impressive.
A few of the game's better tight ends, including the 49ers' Vernon Davis, shined in the divisional round of the playoffs, and the pressure will be on Joe Flacco to get Baltimore to the Super Bowl.
Tom Brady and the Patriots' front seven were tremendous in New England's big playoff win over the Broncos.
Tom Brady threw six TD passes, five in the first half, and put New England into the AFC title game after roughing up Tim Tebow and the Broncos 45-10 Saturday night.
The Broncos and Patriots have announced their inactives for Saturday night's AFC divisional playoff game.
As in Week 15, the Patriots have too many offensive weapons for the Broncos to keep up, and PFW's Kevin Fishbain predicts the Pats will move on.
Broncos LS Lonie Paxton will miss Saturday night's playoff game against the Patriots. He has been dealing with a family issue.
The Broncos had a wealth of success running the ball against the Patriots early in Week 15, making it another key matchup for Saturday's playoff game.