New England Patriots

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Braden Surprenant
January 21, 2019 - 12:50 am
For the third straight year, the New England Patriots are headed to the Super Bowl after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 37-30 in overtime, Sunday night. Where have we heard this before? Oh yeah, NINE TIMES since 2002, when the Patriots defeated the then St. Louis Rams 20-17. The Patriots will...
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Los Angeles Rams' Jared Goff
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
January 20, 2019 - 11:35 am
The Los Angeles Rams are back inside the stadium where they lost for the first time this season, looking for retribution and a Super Bowl berth as they face the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game. The Superdome is coming alive for the last time this football season as predominantly...
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Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady
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January 20, 2019 - 11:30 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It seems football fans everywhere are suddenly on the Chiefs' bandwagon, enthralled by Kansas City's record-setting young quarterback and exciting playmakers and hopeful the amiable coach can finally win the big one. Then again, maybe they're just fans of anybody facing New...
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January 18, 2019 - 2:00 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It seems football fans everywhere are suddenly on the Kansas City Chiefs' bandwagon, enthralled by their record-setting young quarterback and exciting playmakers and hopeful their amiable old coach can finally win the big one. Then again, maybe they're just fans of anybody...
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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 18, 2019 - 5:35 am
Brady is 8-4 in AFC championship games with a 6-1 record at home. But he's just 2-3 on the road in the conference title game, with both wins coming at Pittsburgh during 2001 and 2004 seasons. New England was 3-5 in games away from Gillette Stadium during the 2018 regular season.
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John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star via AP
January 17, 2019 - 1:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The even-keeled executive with the crisp suit and winning smile stood inside the mostly empty Kansas City Chiefs locker room, his team having just won a home playoff game for the first time in 25 years. He talked about how much it meant to their long-suffering fans. Spoke...
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AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
January 14, 2019 - 11:58 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Break out the parkas for Sunday night's AFC title game at Arrowhead Stadium. The National Weather Service is projecting an arctic blast to settle over Kansas City for the Chiefs' game against the New England Patriots. Temperatures at kickoff could range from 10 degrees to...
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(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
January 11, 2019 - 6:25 am
Bradley's game plan of using seven defensive backs to neutralize Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson resulted in a 23-17 win. His challenge this week is coming up with the right strategy to contain Patriots QB and five-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.
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Chris Ello
January 11, 2019 - 5:42 am
Psst. I've got a sure thing for you. Interested? Pay attention then, because I'm only going to go over it once. What if I told you I could give you the winner of a sports event nearly three out of every four times? Those have got to be odds you couldn't pass up -- if only it really were true. It is...
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Devin McCourty, front, and his brother cornerback Jason McCourty, left,
AP Photo/Steven Senne
January 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jason McCourty has taken longer than usual to do things around the Patriots practice facility this week as he's prepared for their divisional playoff matchup with the Chargers. He's been one of the first to arrive at breakfast with his teammates. He's lingered in meetings...
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