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HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 01: Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots is tackled by Shiloh Keo #31 of the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 1, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Patriots Narrowly Avoid Trap In Comeback Win Against Texans

Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans turned out to be the “trap” game New England fans were afraid of, but in the end the Patriots earned their second comeback victory in a row.

12/02/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 24: Mike Wallace #11 of the Miami Dolphins celebrates his first quarter touchdown with teammate Dion Sims #80 of the Miami Dolphins against the Carolina Panthers at Sun Life Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Will Jets Running Game Reappear Against Miami Dolphins?

With Geno Smith struggling can the Jets “ground and pound” Miami?

11/26/2013

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 24: A Houston Texans fan screams in the stands late in the fourth quarter during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Reliant Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Patriots Hope To Avoid Trap Against Lowly Texans

The New England Patriots have a reputation for playing their best football in December. Beginning with their December 1 meeting against a struggling Houston Texans team, the Patriots will get an opportunity to re-enforce that reputation.

11/26/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Inside linebacker Daryl Smith #51 of the Baltimore Ravens sacks quarterback Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets during the first half at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jets Team Grades: Another Putrid Performance By Geno Smith

Another putrid performance by rookie quarterback Geno Smith has the Jets lost on offense.

11/25/2013

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Wide receiver Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Patriots Achieve Historic Comeback Against Broncos

Whenever a regular season NFL game receives as much hype as Sunday night’s Broncos/Patriots game did, it often seems as if the actual game is anti-climatic. This one, however, may have exceeded the hype.

11/25/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after he was sacked in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Red Zone Fumble, Questionable Play Calling Results In Patriots Loss To Panthers

In a game that was expected to be a defensive battle, the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers both displayed very efficient offenses. Unfortunately for New England, Carolina’s offense was just a little more efficient.

11/19/2013

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 17: Tandon Doss #17 of the Baltimore Ravens drops a potential first down pass in overtime against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on November 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Ravens 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Can Jets Rally Against Struggling Ravens?

The Baltimore Ravens are on the brink of being eliminated from the playoffs. Will the Jets be able to match the Ravens intensity?

11/19/2013

ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 17: Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets is sacked during NFL game action by Jairus Byrd #31 of the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 17, 2013 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Reality Bites Geno Smith, New York Jets

The Jets collapse on the road against an inspired Buffalo Bills team.

11/18/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 26: C.J. Barnett #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates an interception against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Ohio Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State Is Going To Pasadena, But For Which Game?

It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.

11/12/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers gets sacked by Luke Kuechly #59 and Mario Addison #97 of the Carolina Panthers during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Panthers won the game 10-9. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Tough Panthers Defense To Hassle Tom Brady Monday Night

No one thought the Carolina Panthers were a serious Super Bowl contender when they started the 2013 season losing three of their first four games, but thanks to a five-game winning streak, they are now one of the hottest teams in the league.

11/12/2013

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