Patriots Team Grades: Pats Make Huge Comeback, Hold On For Win Over JetsThe game was closer than most expected, but the Patriots were able to hold on for a 24-17 victory over the Jets on Sunday.
Patriots Team Grades: Somehow, Some Way...The Defense Defeats The BuccaneersUnlike the first four games of the season, it was the Patriots' defense that came up big to help secure a New England victory.
Patriots Team Grades: Cam Newton Found His Old Self At The Wrong Time As Pats Lose In Final SecondsCam Newton finally regained his old form as he led the Panthers to a last-second victory over the Patriots on Sunday.
Patriots Team Grades: Brady Does It Again With Last Second Heroics In Win Over TexansTom Brady did it again as his last second heroics helped lead the Patriots to an exciting 36-33 win over the Texans on Sunday.
Patriots Team Grades: Pats Bounce Back To True Form With Rout Of SaintsThe Patriots disappointed in the season opener last week, but were able to bounce back in Week 2 with a big win over the Saints.
New England Patriots Team Grades: Early Penalties And Poor Defense Seals Opening Loss To ChiefsThe New England Patriots came out firing in the 2017 regular season opener on Thursday night, but some early penalties negated a couple of touchdowns and the momentum shifted. It was originally looking as if it would be a blowout for the Super Bowl champs, but it ended with the first blemish of the year.
New England Patriots Team Grades: Texans Unable To Capitalize On Patriots' Sloppy Play In Divisional Round Match-UpThe New England Patriots were expected to take this game without any trouble, but some sloppy play showed that they are indeed human and have some weaknesses. Even with that, the Houston Texans couldn't take advantage and watched Tom Brady and company head to the AFC Championship yet again.
NY Giants Team Grades: DRC Comes Up Big Blue As G-Men Eliminate Redskins 19-10The Washington Redskins (8-7-1) needed a victory to secure an NFL playoff berth, while the New York Giants (11-5) had nothing to gain. But the G-Men went on the road and stifled the 'Skins offense all afternoon. A second interception by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie tamped down a last minute threat by the Redskins, and Big Blue left the nation's capital with a 19-10 victory.
NY Giants Team Grades: Eagles Crash Giants Playoff Party 24-19The New York Giants (10-5) needed a victory to clinch a playoff spot. But the Philadelphia Eagles (6-9) were not going to allow Big Blue to have the satisfaction of doing so at Lincoln Financial Field. The Giants struggled early and a late Eli Manning interception sealed their fate in a 24-19 loss to the Birds.
A Look At The Best, Worst Broncos Games From Each UnitAs the Broncos head to Santa Clara and Super Bowl 50, we look back at the best and worst performances from offense, defense, special teams and coaching.
Team Grades: Denver Defense Punches Golden Ticket To Super Bowl 50Denver's defense plays lights out against the Patriots and the offense comes up with just enough points to put the Broncos in the Super Bowl for the second time in three years.
Team Grades: Carolina Panthers Blow Out Arizona Cardinals To Head Into Super Bowl 50The Arizona Cardinals offense threatened to make the NFC Championship game a shootout. However, the Carolina Panthers had other things in mind and completely destroyed Arizona to make it to the Super Bowl to battle the Denver Broncos.