Tom Brady’s third touchdown pass gave New England its first lead with about five minutes remaining and the Patriots reached their fourth straight AFC championship game with a 35-31 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday.
The Ravens need as many players as possible attacking Tom Brady in the divisional round of the postseason. Baltimore may have got one more to do just that with the return of Timmy Jernigan.
The Ravens are a game away from the AFC Championship. Standing in their way are the New England Patriots. The Ravens have had success against them in the past, but both teams have changed a great deal since then.
If the Ravens are in the playoffs, chances are good that they’ll go up against the New England Patriots. That’s been the trend set by these two teams in recent years. Round 4 of the postseason battle will begin on Saturday with the victor receiving a ticket to the AFC Championship.
Baltimore’s defense is just as tough as ever, but it now has a dangerous offense to go with it.
New England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.
New England’s star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.
The problems that have revealed themselves in the last month are all correctable, and Manning is in a perfect position to make the critics regret their words.
This latest loss to rival New England certainly didn’t make the Jets’ faithful — or coach Rex Ryan and GM John Idzik — feel any better about their situation.
Can the New York Jets go toe-to-toe with one of the best teams in the National Football League?
The New England Patriots are on a clear path to the playoffs and could possibly end up representing the AFC in the Super Bowl. The Miami Dolphins are still fighting for a playoff spot and need every win they can get so this is a huge game for them. Dan Fouts of CBS Sports knows what it’s like to play in must-win games, and he spoke on the big AFC East match-up.
There’s a team that’s being virtually ignored in the AFC, and tit may be able to keep the Patriots from getting back to the top of the football world.
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