Patriots Team Headlines: Gronk Loses Big Pay Day, Malcolm Mitchell ReturnsThe Patriots may have an extra week to get ready and prepare for their first playoff game, but the drama is still swirling around the organization.
Chris Mack: Be Confident, The Steelers Are BetterConfidence should not be in short order among the Steelers. They spent the better part of Sunday proving themselves the better team.
Dunlap: Gronk Should Miss Steelers GameRob Gronkowski should miss the much-anticipated, Mike-Tomlin-is-already-looking-ahead-to-it matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots on Dec. 17.
Dunlap: Gronk’s Act Is UnflatteringCall me prudish. Call me starchy and staid if you feel like it. That’s fine, it’s cool, I can live with it.
Keidel: Patriots Winning Without GronkRob Gronkowski is the Patriots' second-most indispensable player, and the team has won despite his season-ending injury.
Ben Roethlisberger To The Pirates: 'Keep Cutch'Coming off the Steelers 24-14 victory over the New York Giants this past week, you'd think Ben Roethlisberger would want to open The #1 Cochran Ben Roethlisberger Show talking about the offense hitting on all cylinders, but instead he had a message for the Pirates...keep McCutchen.
Dunlap: Gronk Should Be FinedFor consistency sake, the NFL should fine Rob Gronkowski for his sexually suggestive postgame comments.
Team Grades: Patriots Can't Overcome Relentless Broncos Pass RushSunday's AFC Championship Game was a textbook example of how defense wins championships.
Injury Report: Patriots' Entire Roster Expected To Play Against BroncosNew England's injury report is long, but everyone is practicing this week.
Team Grades: Patriots' Workmanlike Effort Ends Chiefs StreakNew England played its best game in weeks to advance to the AFC Championship Game.
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.
TNF Fantasy Starters: Dolphins Vs. Patriots - Who To Play, Who To PassThe revived Miami Dolphins look to take down the perennial AFC East power New England Patriots on Thursday Night Football.