Brandon Spikes' return is key for the Patriots' playoff run and for his own development after he missed eight games this season.
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti talked with PFW's Kevin Fishbain about Saturday's playoff game vs. Denver.
The Patriots will look to replicate their success in pressuring Tim Tebow, which helped them top Denver in Week 15.
The Broncos held Rob Gronkowski in check in Week 15, but couldn't slow Aaron Hernandez. It will be another key matchup to watch on Saturday.
Here are the highlights of what Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, QB Tom Brady, DT Vince Wilfork and CB Devin McCourty said to the media Tuesday.
The Patriots' tackles get their second look in less than a month at the Broncos' pass-rushing duo of Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller.
In New England, playing one position is not enough. Versatile players such as Julian Edelman, Matt Slater and Devin McCourty contribute at more than one spot.
Taking an early look at the best two days of football of the NFL season — the top four seeds are back in action — plus all the other developing stories around the league this week.
A look at the 2011 NFL standings provides a clue that field-stretching tight ends have become a key ingredient in building a winning team.
Tim Tebow provided an exciting finish to wild-card weekend, and his Broncos face a familiar coach next week: new Patriots offensive assistant Josh McDaniels.
Shortly after his former team, the Broncos, won their playoff game, Josh McDaniels was officially named an offensive assistant for the Patriots.
Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien was officially named the new head coach at Penn State on Saturday, replacing coaching legend Joe Paterno.
The Patriots will reportedly hire Josh McDaniels as an offensive assistant for the remainder of the playoffs, and he will likely be the team's offensive coordinator in 2012.
An integral part of this year's Patriots defense, dubbed a "no-name" unit by many, has been DT Kyle Love.
The Patriots selected rookie OT Marcus Cannon as the recipient of the 2011 Ed Block Courage Award.