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Was Tom Brady Hosed In Ranking Of Most Trustworthy QB's Left In Playoffs?

8 days ago   |   By NESN

The playoffs tend to be Tom Brady's time to shine, but he certainly has some skeptics this time around.
The New England Patriots are set to take on the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC Divisional Round on Sunday. It hasn't been the sharpest year for Brady or the rest of the Patriots, but by no means have they been a bad group.
In a piece for NFL.com, writer Gregg Rosenthal ranked each remaining playoff quarterback by “trustworthiness.” Brady landed in fourth place, behind the Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, Indianapolis Colts' Andrew Luck and New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees.
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Football Now: New England Patriots Vs. Los Angeles Chargers Preview

8 days ago   |   By NESN

It's time!
The New England Patriots finally play in their first playoff game this year when they face the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC divisional round.
In this episode of NESN Football Now presented by Mimecast, NESN.com's Courtney Cox previews the game and provides key stats leading up to the game.
Watch the full episode in the video above.
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Stephen A. Smith Explains Why He ‘Doesn't Trust' Patriots To Beat Chargers

8 days ago   |   By NESN

It's tough to imagine not having faith in the New England Patriots at home in January, but Stephen A. Smith never has been afraid to go against the grain.
The Patriots will look to stay perfect at home this season when they welcome the Los Angeles Chargers to Gillette Stadium for a divisional-round matchup Sunday afternoon. New England hasn't dominated the opposition this season like it has in years past, and Smith evidently believes there are enough holes within the Patriots to be confident in the Chargers' chances of advancing to the AFC Championship Game.
“I'm going with the Chargers...
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Patriots Injury Report: Deatrich Wise Lone Limited Participant

8 days ago   |   By NESN

The New England Patriots will have just one player questionable for Sunday's AFC Divisional Round showdown.
In Friday's injury report ahead of the Patriots' bout with the Los Angeles Chargers, defensive lineman Deatrich Wise was the only player listed as a limited participant. He was limited in every practice this week.
Tight end Dwayne Allen , safety Devin McCourty and wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson all were removed from the injury report Thursday, and remained full participants Friday.
For the Chargers, cornerback Brandon Facyson , fullback Derek Watt , linebacker Kyle Wilson and...
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Clay Travis claims that Los Angeles is going to end New England's dynasty this weekend

Clay Travis claims that Los Angeles is going to end New England's dynasty this weekend

8 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Clay Travis is sticking with his Los Angeles pick over New England and claims that the loss will end the New England dynasty.
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NFL Rumors: Chargers signing new kicker days before game vs. Patriots

8 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

NFL Rumors: Chargers signing new kicker days before game vs. Patriots originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Every inch matters in playoff football, which perhaps could explain the Los Angeles Chargers' unorthodox transaction Thursday morning. The Chargers are signing free agent kicker Nick Rose to their active roster just four days before their AFC Divisional Round matchup with the New England Patriots, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday. MORE PATRIOTS: Are the Chargers a bad matchup for New England?
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Rex Ryan calls Bill Belichick 'the devil' while discussing Patriots-Chargers

8 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

On Sunday, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn will head to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, to coach his second-ever NFL playoff game. Bill Belichick will be showing up for his 40th. That discrepancy, according to Elias, is the biggest in league history, and it wouldn't be outlandish to think Lynn may be intimidated by the experience of his Patriots counterpart.
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Will Chargers' Hunter Henry play against New England? 'We'll see,' he says with a smile

8 days ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Hunter Henry said he will board the Chargers' flight for Boston on Friday afternoon with the mindset that he is playing in Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against the New England Patriots, but the team still listed the tight end as “questionable” after Friday's practice. Henry, who established...
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Chargers list TE Hunter Henry as questionable vs. Patriots

8 days ago   |   By USA Today

Chargers tight end Hunter Henry is hopeful of playing less than eight months after suffering a knee injury, but it is likely to be a game-time decision when Los Angeles faces the Patriots
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Jason Whitlock: 'We are going to get a vintage Tom Brady performance' against the Chargers

Jason Whitlock: 'We are going to get a vintage Tom Brady performance' against the Chargers

8 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Jason Whitlock talks NFL on today's show. Hear why Whitlock expects a vintage performance from Tom Brady for the New England Patriots against the Los Angeles Chargers.
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Patriots vs. Chargers injury report: Melvin Gordon misses Wednesday practice

8 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Patriots vs. Chargers injury report: Melvin Gordon misses Wednesday practice originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots got a boost Wednesday when safety Devin McCourty returned to the practice field ahead of Sunday's AFC divisional round playoff game against the Los Angeles Chargers at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots safety suffered a concussion in Week 17, but was a full participant Wednesday as New England had perfect attendance. The two Patriots to keep an eye on are tight end Dwayne Allen and defensive end Deatrich Wise, who both were limited Wednesday.
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Tom Brady Just Happy To Still Be Playing Football With His Friends

8 days ago   |   By NESN

FOXBORO, Mass. - At 41 years old, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn't taking anything for granted on the football field.
Brady was informed Friday during his weekly news conference that he and Philip Rivers of the Los Angeles Chargers will set a record for oldest starting quarterbacks in a postseason game Sunday when their teams compete in the divisional round of the playoffs. Combined, Brady and Rivers, 37, are 78 years and 198 days old.
“Nice!” Brady said. “Nice and old.”
Brady will break his own record shared with former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback...
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Brady ready for cold weather, LA Chargers on Sunday

Brady ready for cold weather, LA Chargers on Sunday

8 days ago   |   By USA Today

Tom Brady knows the cold-weather New England Patriots should have an advantage when they host the warm-weather Los Angeles Chargers in Sunday's AFC divisional game
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Los Angeles Chargers vs. New England Patriots: Will Philip Rivers outduel Tom Brady?

Los Angeles Chargers vs. New England Patriots: Will Philip Rivers outduel Tom Brady?

8 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Game is Sunday in New England.
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