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DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Tony Carter #32 of the Denver Broncos breaks up a pass intended for Matthew Slater #18 of the New England Patriots in the first quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Patriots Team Grades: Super Bowl Hopes End With AFC Championship Loss To Broncos

The 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn’t overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the AFC Championship Game.

01/21/2014

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 29: Logan Mankins #70 of the New England Patriots leaves the field with an injury during a game with the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Healthier Patriots Look Forward To Meeting Colts In AFC Playoffs

The New England Patriots still have some injury concerns, but a first-round playoff bye is allowing the team to do some healing.

01/06/2014

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Greg Schiano Era Begins In Tampa Bay, But Can Buccaneers Stop Potent Panthers?

The Buccaneers have a new coach and an incumbent quarterback, Josh Freeman, coming off a bad season. The open 2012 against reigning Offensive Rookie of the Year, QB Cam Newton and the rising Carolina Panthers at home in what could be a high scoring game. Head coach Greg Schiano and Freeman have a tough task if they are to start the year with a win.

09/08/2012

Carolina Panthers v New York Jets

Panthers Healthy, Cam Newton To Pass Against Banged Up Buccaneers Secondary

The Panthers and Buccaneers each have top players banged up, but it’s Tampa Bay thats feeling the pain, especially at cornerback. Carolina quarterback Cam Newton had a record setting rookie campaign passing the ball, and could have a field day to start his second year against a secondary with little depth.

09/08/2012