In Week 13, Deion Branch and Wes Welker each scored a touchdown, despite going against Jets CBs Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie. In the playoffs, those matchups will be key for each team to win.
The Patriots aren't going to mess around in this year's season finale, as they ruled WR Wes Welker inactive.
With the No. 1 seed locked up, don't expect a whole lot of fantasy numbers from the Patriots. TE Rob Gronkowski could be your best option.
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, head coach Bill Belichick is the choice.
Patriots WR Wes Welker was selected by his teammates as the 2010 recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award.
In this week's Patriots MVP meter, Tom Brady remains No. 1 and ILB Jerod Mayo returns to the meter after a big game against Buffalo.
Following a win over the Packers that did not please head coach Bill Belichick, expect the Patriots' offense to go all out in the team's bid for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.
The offense hit a speed bump in Sunday night's win over the Packers, but Tom Brady remains the Patriots', and the league's, top MVP candidate.
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects Sunday night to be the Patriots' sixth win in a row, but they may not score as much as they have against a good Packers secondary.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 15 game between the Patriots and Packers: the Patriots' passing game vs. the Packers' secondary.
The way the Patriots' offense has been rolling, even against top defenses, it's hard to bench any of their offensive players. Heck, even their defense is not a bad start.
Let's take a look at how the Patriots' top players have stepped up their game during the streak, by the numbers.
The Patriots' offense continues to click, and Tom Brady's success is allowing a pair of veteran receivers to have big seasons.
With snow, sub-zero wind chills and high winds, most teams would go to the ground. Not Tom Brady's Patriots, who manhandled the Bears 36-7 at Soldier Field.
Tom Brady had one of the best fantasy seasons of all-time in 2007, throwing a record 50 TD passes. Recently, he has looked every bit as good as the guy who won the MVP three years ago.