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News Blitz 12/15: Another AFC East title for Patriots

The weary Patriots made it back from Sunday night's big win in Houston and began turning the page to their Week 15 matchup with Tennessee.

But before attention is completely moved ahead, Monday is a time to peek back at the game and ESPNBoston.com points toward the contributions of Jerod Mayo as a huge factor in the win over the Texans. There are also updates on injured linebacker Jonathan Freeny and safety Devin McCourty.

Bill Belichick repeated his pleas for sideline cameras after a pair of close replay overturns went against his team.

CSNNE.com reports the Patriots benefited from a rare padded practice prior to their win over Houston. NESN.com highlights the pass rushing of Jabaal Sheard and Akiem Hicks.

ESPN.com says the race for MVP is a tight one between Tom Brady, Cam Newton and Carson Palmer. WEEI.com has praise for defensive coordinator Matt Patricia and wonders if head coaching opportunities will come his way.

Lastly, WEEI.com has Brady offering support for his friendDonald Trump.

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