BOSTON (CBS) — WBZ-TV’s Levan Reid passes along everything you need to know heading into Saturday night’s Patriots-Titans playoff clash at Gillette Stadium.
– This marks the eighth straight year that the Pats are hosting a divisional playoff game.
– Since 1990, the Pats have earned the AFC’s No. 1 seed seven times — the most in that time period.
– With a win, the Pats will earn a trip to their seventh straight AFC Championship game.
– The Pats are 20-4 at home in the playoffs.
– New England is 14-6 in the Divisional Round.
– Since Robert Kraft purchased the team in 1994, the Pats have played in an NFL-high 41 posteason games.
– Tom Brady owns 25 playoff wins, the most ever. His 34 playoff starts are also an NFL record.
– Brady is 11-2 in the Divisional Round.
– For his career, Brady is 6-1 overall against Tennessee.
– Bill Belichick has led his teams to 16 postseason berths, good for third all time. Saturday will be his 37th playoff game, which will become the most all time.
– Rob Gronkowski has nine postseason touchdowns, which is the most by a tight end in playoff history.
– Saturday will be the 42nd overall meeting between the Pats and the Titans/Oilers, with New England leading the series 24-16-1.
Tune in to Saturday night’s Patriots-Titans AFC Divisional Round game on WBZ-TV — the flagship station of the New England Patriots. Coverage begins with a special Patriots GameDay at 7pm, and after the game stick with WBZ-TV for full reaction and analysis on Patriots 5th Quarter!