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2016 Schedule
14-2, 1st in AFC East
Get up2date: Viruses, injuries, strategy impacting title games (1:57)
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Patriots vs Raiders en México sería en Sunday Night.

John Sutcliffe informa que la visita de New England y Oakland al Estadio Azteca sería en partido de domingo por la noche. Mirar

Jeff Ross roasts athletes (0:40)
Patriots should get a stiff test from Steelers (1:15)

R&K: AFC/NFC title games, Westbrook snubbed

The guys have some fun picking the AFC/NFC title games with prop bets, plus Russell Westbrook snubbed as an NBA All-Star starter and someone on the show tries a sex challenge and fails.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots play it straight down the middle with their injury report, listing seven players as questionable: WR Danny Amendola (ankle), TE Martellus Bennett (knee), RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), WR Chris Hogan (thigh), WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee), DE Jabaal Sheard (knee).

Ninkovich expects a team effort to stop Bell (1:29)
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Edelman nearing Pats postseason record

Julian Edelman has at least 100 receiving yards in three of his last four postseason games, including a playoff career high of 137 last Saturday. He needs only 33 yards on Sunday to pass Deion Branch for most postseason receiving yards in team history (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Spring football league eyes Manziel, Ray Rice

Former NFL players Johnny Manziel, Ray Rice and Vince Young are some of the high-profile names invited to participate in Spring League football, which debuts in April.

Brady calls Steelers 'biggest challenge' of season (0:19)
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Pats need Branch to bring his best

The Patriots haven't allowed a 90-yard rusher since 2015. But against Le'Veon Bell, something has to give. That makes Alan Branch's role in the middle of New England's defensive line a big one, ESPN's Mike Reiss writes. Conference Championship X-factors (Insider)

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Experts favor Pats in AFC Championship

Pittsburgh comes to Foxborough riding a hot hand, but both our Patriots and Steelers reporters expect New England to earn a record ninth Super Bowl appearance. ESPN's FPI agrees, giving the Pats 3 to 1 odds. Conference Championship predictions (Insider)

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How to bet Pittsburgh-New England

Where does the betting value lie for Steelers-Patriots? ESPN Chalk experts provide against-the-spread, over/under and prop bet advice on every game.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

New sign outside of Gillette Stadium as anticipation builds for the AFC Championship Game on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Belichick explains what makes certain players great (0:43)
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Will Pats get pressure on Big Ben?

Ben Roethlisberger was sacked just 17 times this season, the lowest single-season total of his career. The Patriots, meanwhile, ranked 16th in the NFL in the regular season with 34 sacks, though they got to Brock Osweiler for three sacks last weekend. (ESPN Stats & Info)

Which QB do you have the most faith in: Rodgers or Brady? (2:04)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tedy Bruschi will serve as the Patriots' honorary captain on Sunday. The Patriots are 8-0 in games in which he's been honorary captain or part of a celebration to honor him or a team he played on. "With an undefeated record in games that we have honored him, I can't think of a more perfect player to serve as honorary captain this Sunday," owner Robert Kraft said. "He was called the perfect Patriot by head coach Bill Belichick, and he has lived up to that nickname with an 8-0 record in games where he has been a part of a Patriots celebration."

Team Stats

Passing Yards269.34th
Rushing Yards117.07th
Points For27.43rd
Points Against15.61st

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