Don Brocher, the Patriots' equipment manager and longest tenured employee, lost his battle with leukemia late Monday.
The AFC East may boast the No. 2 seed in the league in the Patriots, but the rest of the division remains well behind New England.
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and the Patriots regained their dominance after a rare slump, earning a playoff bye with a 28-0 win over the Dolphins.
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is likely to play Sunday vs. Miami, according to Comcast SportsNet New England.
Stopping Tom Brady and the Patriots’ passing game is tough enough, but Miami can pull off an upset if it can stop New England’s running game.
Seeding is up for grabs in the AFC, while five teams fight for two spots in the NFC playoffs in Week 17.
The Patriots struggled to beat the Jaguars, the Dolphins got revenge by beating the Bills and the Jets fell in Greg McElroy's first start.
The Week 17 game between the Redskins and Cowboys for the NFC East title has been flex into the primetime slot.
Tom Brady overcame a rough start by throwing two touchdown passes, and the playoff-bound Patriots held on to beat the woeful Jaguars 23-16 Sunday.
Patriots third-year DL Brandon Deaderick has seen more playing time, taking snaps from DT Kyle Love, adding to an already strong D-line.
The Patriots’ winning streak came to an end in a wild Sunday night loss to the 49ers and the Dolphins kept their faint playoff hopes on life support.
The 49ers earned a playoff berth by withstanding a stunning comeback by New England from a 28-point deficit to beat the Patriots 41-34.
Observers were far from surprised when New England brought back former Super Bowl MVP Deion Branch to add depth to an injury-riddled position.
We know the 49ers like to run the ball, but the Patriots have more carries than the Niners, and the run game has been crucial to their success.
PFW handicapping expert Mike Wilkening believes the Falcons will regain some of their lost luster on Sunday.