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Three Things to Watch This Week - Divisional Playoff Round

The AFC #1 seed New England Patriots play Brock Osweiler Tom Savage Brock Osweiler and the Houston Texans at Gillette on Saturday January 14th at 8:15 PM.


This could be Vince's last game.  Shout out to the Big Man.

Are you excited for this game?  I'm excited for this game.

O'Brien Power Rankings

1) Miles

2) Richard

3) Conan

4) Bill

5) Chloe

Here's three things I'm looking forward to watching Saturday night:

1) LeGarrette Blount - Feels like a Blount force trauma game.  (Late editorial note: LeGarrette Blount (Illness) Misses Practice For Second Straight Day.  Yikes.  Scratch that.)

2) Offensive Line - The line had a heck of a good year.  Brady stayed clean.  The running backs had plenty of room.  Shout out to Dante Scarnecchia for coming out of retirement.

3) Dont'a Hightower - I think he's healthy again.  They've been moving him around more lately.  Watch where they have him line up before the play starts.  On the edge.  Off the line.  In the middle.


FREE AGENT WATCH: Has Malcolm Butler, Jamie Collins or Dont'a Hightower been resigned yet?  Not yet!

Did Malcolm Mitchell have a catch last week?  No.  He was hurt.  But he finished with 32 catches on the year.  Feels pretty good for a rookie on a team with that many weapons.  I'll take it.


My prediction: Pats 31, Texans 14


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Vincent Lamar Wilfork entered our world via a portal in the swamps of Florida on November 4th, 1981.  Drafted 21st overall in the 2004 draft.

He stands hundreds of meters tall and wide, with human-like arms and legs.  Unconfirmed reports claim there may also be a pair of great and magnificent wings on his back under his shoulder pads.

He is much faster than one would believe.  How could someone be so massive and yet so simultaneously nimble?

Sometimes known to eat a roasted emu between quarters.  It is said he changes gravity itself when he takes the field.

Both elder god and human flesh in one body, simply looking upon the man is enough to drive an offensive linemen to the very edge of his sanity.

Excels in taking on two or more blockers at once.  Running backs are advised to go around him rather than run at him.


"Notes on a Defensive Tackle", Howard Phillips Lovecraft, defensive scouting assistant, special to Thursday Morning Third Down Back

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