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 Patriots came out firing in the season opener on Thursday night, but some early penalties negated a couple of touchdowns and the momentum shifted, leading to a Kansas City win.
Patriots Team Grades: Tom Brady, Chris Hogan And Strong Defense Lead Pats To Huge Win Over SteelersAfter a shaky performance in the Divisional Round, the New England Patriots needed to improve on a number of things if they were going to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers. Not only did the Pats do enough to advance to the Super Bowl, but they totally dominated the AFC Championship game.
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.
New England Patriots Team Grades: Patriots Secure Home-Field Advantage With Win Over DolphinsThe New England Patriots secured home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with its dominate 35-14 win over the Miami Dolphins in week 17.
New England Patriots Team Grades: Patriots Demolish Jets In Week 16 MatchupGoing into week 16, the New England Patriots had already clinched a first-round bye and divisional title, but that didn't stop them from demolishing the Jets 41-3. The team excelled in all facets of the game. The Patriots are a team firing on all cylinders and a danger to any opponent.
New England Patriots Team Grades: Patriots Clinch First-Round Bye With Victory In DenverThe Patriots defeated the Broncos in week 15. As a result, the team clinched the AFC East and earned a first-round bye.
New England Patriots Team Grades: Brady, Pats Hold Off Resilient RavensThe Pat's 20-point lead almost totally disappeared before Tom Brady and Co. kicked it into another gear.