Patriots quarterback Tom Brady addresses the media during his press conference at Gillette Stadium.
Belichick: Well, the thing I like least about this job is coming in on Sunday at 4 o’clock if things haven’t gone well or whatever time the game is over. That is the low point of the week.
A mixed bag of notes as the Patriots head into a four day bye week vacation.
For NFL players, dealing with the media isn't always easy or fun.
MVP:Steve McNair, quarterback, Tennessee. Like so many others, I was torn over this one for much of the season.
Belichick: the final preparations and the real meat of it will not come until Sunday night when we know for sure who our opponent is going to be
Commissioner PAUL TAGLIABUE announced today the schedule of sites, dates and times for the National Football League Divisional Playoffs of January 10-11 (all times Eastern)NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFSSaturday, January 10NFC: 4:30 PM ET Carolina (11-5), Green Bay (10-6) or Seattle (10-6) at St.
Thanks to the bye the Patriots have a week off to prepare for the playoffs, but that doesn’t mean there is any letting up going on at Gillette.
WRAPPING IT UPThe Patriots clinched their seventh division title with their 12-0 win over Miami on Dec. 7.
Fresh off of the most successful regular season in franchise history, the 2003 AFC East Champion New England Patriots are prepping for the postseason with a first-round playoff bye.
WORKING OVERTIMEThe Patriots have won their last eight overtime games (including the playoffs). The Patriots’ eight-game overtime winning streak is the longest in NFL history.
Quarterback Tom Brady was nominated for the FedEX air delivery of the week award.
Even though the Patriots have a week off thanks to the first round bye, PFW is still hard at work answering all the questions of Patriots Nation.
Belichick: I thought our team played well and I thought what they did this year during the regular season a lot of people contributed and a lot of people played well and a lot of hard work went into it.
In fitting fashion, New England closed out the regular season exactly 180 degrees from where it started, with a 31-0 drubbing of the Buffalo Bills and on top of the NFL with the league’s best record (14-2) and the No. 1 seed throughout the AFC Playoffs.
RECORD STREAKThe Patriots have joined the 1972 Miacmi Dolphins as the only two teams to end a season with 12 or more wins since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970.