Silverman: Once All Of This Nonsense Stops, Super Bowl XLIX Should Be A Battle RoyaleIf the Patriots can put the hangover of this scandal behind them, this could actually be one of the most memorable Super Bowls of them all.
Patriots Team Grades: New England Puts On Super Bowl-Worthy Performance Against ColtsThe Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.
Patriots Team Grades: Super Bowl Hopes End With AFC Championship Loss To BroncosThe 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn't overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the AFC Championship Game.
LeGarrette Blount Is Carrying Patriots' Hopes On His Shoulders250-pound LeGarrette Blount struggled the last time he faced the Broncos, a game the Patriots won 34-31 in overtime Nov. 24. He carried the ball three times and lost it twice.
Patriots Run Past Colts To Reach 3rd Consecutive AFC Championship GameThanks to big games by running back LaGarrette Blount and linebacker Jamie Collins, the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship Game once again.
Healthier Patriots Look Forward To Meeting Colts In AFC PlayoffsThe New England Patriots still have some injury concerns, but a first-round playoff bye is allowing the team to do some healing.
Silverman: B-Team Patriots Still Represent A Formidable ChallengeGang Green is getting their chance at the New England Patriots at the right time. The high-powered Patriots have turned down the wattage quite a bit.