Another Chiefs Loss Makes Patriots' Road To AFC's Top Spot Even SmootherWhat we do know with a near-certainty is that the Patriots will enter the postseason as the top seed in the American Football Conference.
Patriots' Path To Top Seed In AFC Got Even Easier With Texans' Loss To ColtsThe Texans are now 4-3, the Colts are now 4-2, and the path to the No. 1 seed in the AFC has gotten even easier for the New England Patriots. Things continue to come up Patriots.
AFC Is Now Officially Patriots' To Lose After Chiefs Drop Second Straight GameTaking a quick scan around that AFC, it's difficult to spot any team that's functioning on any level close to the Patriots at this point in time.
Deshaun Watson Throws 5 TDs, 3 to Will Fuller In Texans' 53-32 Win Over FalconsWill Fuller knew it was up to him to make things happen on Sunday with Atlanta focused on slowing down DeAndre Hopkins.
NFL Referee, Head Of Officiating Seemingly Didn't Know NFL Rules When Enforcing The Rules In New OrleansStop me if you've heard this one before, but an NFL officiating crew completely botched the enforcement of the rules in a nationally televised football game. Whoopsies.
A Truly Terrible NFL Rule On 'Blindside Block' Enforced In Lions-Texans Preseason GameWe all might have missed the emphasis on an even worse rule that simply can't be allowed to exist in real football games that actually matter. And that's a rule about "blindside blocks."
Belichick Calls Issue With Texans 'Water Under The Bridge,' But Won't Discuss Caserio's Title With PatriotsBill Belichick and the Patriots aren't holding any lingering animosity toward the Houston Texans after their reported pursuit of Nick Caserio. Just don't ask Belichick about the situation, unless you want to get his usual grumpy response.
The 'Nick Caserio Wants Out' Report Was Not A Report At All; It Was OpinionThe story was very straightforward, and given that it was written by NFL reporter Ben Volin, most outlets (including this one) considered the story to be a report. But apparently, this was all just Volin's opinion.
Patriots Reportedly File Tampering Charges Against Texans For Pursuit Of Nick CaserioAfter the Houston Texans made the peculiar decision to fire their general manager in early June, reports surfaced almost immediately that the team would try to sign Nick Caserio away from the Patriots. The Patriots apparently found some fault with the development.
Houston Texans Reportedly May Eye Patriots' Nick Caserio For GM RoleWill former Patriots assistant Bill O’Brien take another crack at reuniting with a familiar face? Several NFL insiders anticipate just that.
Key Matchups For NFL Wild Card WeekendWhich matchups will determine this weekend's games? We dive in to find out as the first round of the playoffs approaches.
NFL Wild Card Weekend Picks: Chargers-Ravens, Seahawks-Cowboys, Colts-Texans Plus Foles Magic Make For Exceptionally Tricky Round Of PicksMaking picks for wild card weekend, and also putting a bow on the 2018 NFL regular season that was.
A Slightly Early Scouting Report On Patriots' Potential Playoff Opponents In Divisional RoundWhile we don't yet know which team will be heading to Gillette for the divisional round, here's an early look at what to expect from each potential opponent.
Hurley's Picks: Chargers, Chiefs Showing NFL Playoff Format Needs Some FixingWhy is a team punished simply because it shares a division with another very good team? Let's explore that problem, then make some picks.
Jets Unable To Help Patriots As Upset Bid Falls Short Versus HoustonA Jets win versus the Texans would have put the Patriots in the driver's seat for a first round bye.