The Patriots can clinch the top seed in the AFC with a win over Buffalo on Sunday afternoon. Despite obvious flaws and injuries that would cripple other teams, the Patriots continue to pull out victories, even when they dig themselves a deep hole.
What does January hold for the New England Patriots? No one has that answer right now.
Holding their own - Greg A Bedard looks at the adjustments made to the Miami blitz by Bill O’Brien and the Patriots offense.
Pats take lumps of coal and deliver gold - Mike Reiss has some words of wisdom that I sorely wish some around here would take to heart.
Tom Brady, Bill Belichick Ruin Christmas With Comeback and Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts - I enjoy looking through Michael Hurley’s rambling Patriots thoughts columns.
A major plus for Pats ‘D’ - Karen Guregian says that the saving grace for the defense is turnovers.
Top priority is home field, but Bills loss lingers - Michael Whitmer says that the Patriots have some unfinished business with the Bills, who have already been chirping about sweeping New England. The Herald notebook from Karen Guregian has Stevan Ridley emerging as the crunch-time back.
Celtics, Heat resume legit rivalry - Chris Forsberg has the Celtics and Heat getting their first look at each other tonight. Gary Washburn and Steve Bulpett have the Heat humbled and focused this season.
Celtics following a familiar script - Bill Reynolds says that this is the early 90′s all over again.
Mike Boyle a good fit with Sox - John Tomase looks at the Red Sox new de facto strength and conditioning coach.
Travel plans for Bruins - Fluto Shinzawa has the Bruins wrapping up their holiday break.