Denver Defense Punches Golden Ticket To Super Bowl 50Denver's defense plays lights out against the Patriots and the offense comes up with just enough points to put the Broncos in the Super Bowl for the second time in three years.
Team Grades: Patriots Can't Overcome Relentless Broncos Pass RushSunday's AFC Championship Game was a textbook example of how defense wins championships.
NFL Playoffs: Championship PredictionsThe AFC and NFC Championship games pit the top two seeds in each conference against each other. Who will win and advance?
Brady Looks Forward To His 17th Meeting Against ManningNew England quarterback Tom Brady enjoys his rivalry with Denver's QB, none other than Peyton Manning.
Patriots Can Blame Belichick For Trip To DenverThe Patriots could've had home-field advantage in the playoffs. But Bill Belichick, their legendary coach, got careless at the end of the season.
Wannstedt on Newton: "He's The League MVP"FOX Sports NFL analyst Dave Wannstedt joined the Joe Rose Show on 560 WQAM to discuss the NFL Playoff divisional round, previewing the upcoming AFC-NFC conference championship and what to expect from Dolphins upcoming offseason.
Team Grades: Patriots' Workmanlike Effort Ends Chiefs StreakNew England played its best game in weeks to advance to the AFC Championship Game.
Patriots Will Face Chiefs With Relatively Healthy TeamA first-round playoff bye is paying off for New England.
Patriots Downplay Hospitalization Of Chandler JonesNew England's defensive end had a medical emergency on Sunday, but now he is back at practice.
Chiefs Will Test Patriot Mettle In Divisional RoundSome players believe the best way to the championship is through the defending champions, and that's exactly what the Kansas City Chiefs will get this weekend when they travel to New England to take on the Patriots.
With A Wobble, Brady And Patriots Head Into The PlayoffsWhen an achy Tom Brady had finished fending off questions about the New England Patriots' desultory regular-season finale, he stepped gingerly off the interview podium, looking a little wobbly as he heads for the playoffs.
Team Grades: Dolphins Stun Patriots, 20-10, In Bittersweet NFL Season FinaleWhile the Dolphins should feel good about the fact that they closed out the year with a win that prevented the Patriots from clinching the top seed in the AFC playoffs, the fact that they face an offseason filled with uncertainty leaves them with a bittersweet feeling.