New England and Green Bay are currently the favorites in their respective conferences.
At Indianapolis, the New England rushing game exceeded the passing game.
Tom Brady now owns an impressive 11-5 record against Peyton Manning.
The list of injured New England players is starting to shrink.
The offense was clicking on all cylinders, and even the defense got to score a touchdown.
New England will be missing at least three starters when it hits the field this weekend against Chicago.
The Jets played better than anyone expected, but New England was still able to hang on for a win.
Linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley won’t play in Thursday night’s game and they may miss the rest of the season.
It will likely be another week until New England fans see the former Pro Bowl cornerback take the field for the Patriots.
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has endured a season that he would like to forget, and the former All-Pro defensive end will miss his third straight contest with an injured shoulder this week. The G-men also placed veteran running back Brandon Jacobs on injured reserve on Wednesday, ending his season. The visiting Seattle Seahawks will be missing starting linebacker K.J. Wright as they seek to cement the top seed in the NFC playoffs.