Jim Rogash

Texans vs. Patriots 2013, NFL Playoffs: New England rides offense back to AFC Championship

In a virtual repeat of a regular season meeting, the Patriots used a heaping helping of offense to cruise past the Houston Texans. This time, it punched New England's ticket for a return trip to the AFC Championship game.

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Replacing Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski will miss the remainder of New England's push for a fourth Super Bowl title. Who will the Patriots rely on to replace one of the best players in all of football?

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Shane Vereen's breakout game powers Patriots

Shane Vereen touched the ball 12 times on Sunday against the Texans. He scored three touchdowns. Here's a look at his memorable performance.

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Gronk, Woodhead, Jones injured

Rob Gronkowski, Danny Woodhead and Chandler Jones were all injured during New England's 41-28 win over the Houston Texans in the AFC's Divisional round.

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Texans fans disappointed with defensive matchups

The Texans couldn't slow down the Patriots offense for the second time this season. What stood out about the defensive woes?

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Patriots fans impressed by defense in playoff win

The Patriots dominated Sunday's win against the Texans. What stood out the most to New England supporters?

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Patriots vs. Texans recap

Tom Brady became the most successful postseason quarterback in history and the Texans were sent packing. Here's Brad Wells with a recap video for Sunday's game.

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Another record for Tom Brady

Tom Brady has seen quite a bit of success throughout the playoffs in his career. What made his win over the Texans so special?

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The Patriot way

The Patriots did what they always seem to do, scoring 41 points on the way to a win over the Houston Texans.

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Gronkowski may be out for playoffs with broken arm

The Patriots massive tight end creates a massive hole in their roster after suffering a broken forearm.

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All Pats: Brandon Lloyd TD puts Patriots up 31-13

Brandon Lloyd scored from five yards out as the Patriots are threatening to turn this into a laugher.

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Brandon Spikes busting out his non-fumble dance

"It's okay guys, you can do all the hard work."

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Rob Gronkowski won't return

Rob Gronkowski won't be coming back to this game after suffering a forearm injury.

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Ridley TD gives Patriots 24-13 lead in 3rd quarter

Stevan Ridley rumbled in for an eight yard touchdown on the first drive of the 2nd half as the Patriots claim another two possession lead.

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Texans rally late, but Pats lead 17-13 at half

Once Tom Brady found his groove, the Patriots looked like they were going to run away with things, but a late rally by the Texans has them right in this AFC Divisional Round game at halftime.

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Arian Foster: 'Yeeesh that was close'

This is when your star running back isn't quite sure if that touchdown should have counted or not.

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JJ Watt thinks he's Dikembe Mutombo

The Texans defensive lineman is really not making any friends in New England.

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Vince Wilfork gets some

Vince Wilfork does hilarious things.

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Gostowski FG gives Patriots 10-3 lead over Texans

Stephen Gostowski kicked a 37-yard field goal to give the Patriots a 10-3 lead over the Houston Texans in the Divisional round.

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Vereen scores to put Pats up 7-3 on Texans

The Patrots are on the board after a long drive was capped by a Shane Vereen touchdown.

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Rob Gronkowski to locker room with forearm injury

Rob Gronkowski appears to have re-injured his left forearm and is heading to the locker room for further evaluation.

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Danny Woodhead headed to locker room

Danny Woodhead left the Divisional matchup against the Texans with a wrist injury suffered on the first play of the game. He is heading to the locker room.

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Texans/Patriots inactives, Gronk is ready to go

With the Houston Texans and New England Patriots set to face off, we check out both team's injury reports, and discuss Rob Gronkowski's return to the lineup.

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Another record for Tom Brady?

Brady has a chance to get his name in the record books once again on Sunday.

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Pats finally ready to win another Super Bowl?

At this point, we should probably just be asking, "Why won't they?" Here are a few reasons why Belichick could get number four.

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Falcons-Seahawks, Texans-Pats on Sunday

The Texans are looking for redemption in the playoffs, having suffered a lopsided loss to the Patriots in Week 14.

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Texans look for redemption vs. Pats

The Houston Texans and New England Patriots meet in a Sunday playoff battle on CBS.

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Weather forecast for NFL Divisional Playoffs

SB Nation weather contributor and meteorologist Brian Neudorff gives his weather forecast for the divisional weekend of the NFL playoffs

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Playoff Picks: The Pats are doomed

We're down to the divisional round in the NFL Playoffs, and Tom Brady and the Patriots are heavy favorites in New England this weekend. This means they're in trouble, right?

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Top QBs return to action in Divisional round

Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Matt Ryan return from their bye weeks this weekend, as the NFL's Divisional round gets underway on Saturday.

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Texans vs. Patriots injury report

The Texans and Patriots are both looking relatively healthy ahead of their Sunday afternoon matchup in Foxborough.

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Chasing history

Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Bill Belichick can inch closer toward playoff history this weekend.

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Patriots vs Texans divisional playoff betting odds

The AFC divisional playoff odds menu has the New England Patriots as big favorites over the Houston Texans. But the Texans own some positive betting trends, while the Pats own an ugly playoff trend.

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Patriots favored over Texans by most experts

The expert picks around the Internet are in and the New England Patriots are overwhelming favorites to take down the Houston Texans.

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Patriots favored over Texans in Divisional Round

The Patriots are set to host the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon, where New England will look to recreate the beat down that they laid down on Houston in Week 14. According to OddsShark, they have a good chance.

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Texans vs. Patriots injury report

Both the Texans and the Patriots are relatively healthy heading into their Divisional Round playoff game in Foxborough.

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Tom Brady leads Patriots against Texans

The Patriots beat the Texans 42-14 during the regular season. Will Houston fare better the second time around?

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New England preps for close contest against Texans

The Patriots beat the Texans 42-14 in Week 14, but that doesn't mean they are expecting another blowout on Sunday.

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