England Patriots Out of Time?
For the second straight season, the Patriots played host to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship. s result had to be stunned as the third-highest scoring team in NFL history scored a season-low 13 points in a 28-13 loss. t get me wrong. t closed the deal since winning Super Bowl XXXIX after the 2004 campaign. Think about it. s a total of 12 consecutive winning seasons (tied for the seventh-longest streak in NFL history), 10 AFC East titles and five Super Bowl appearances, with three titles. s been no sign of this club not remaining in contention. But you have to admit.Patriots jerseys
In 2007, the Pats completed the first 16-0 campaign in NFL history and entered Super Bowl XLII with an 18-0 record. A year later, Belichick and company lost quarterback Tom Brady in the first quarter of their season opener and with Matt Cassel at the helm still finished 11-5. s current playoff format. Last season, the Pats were once again the No. 1 seed in their conference and they parlayed that into a return trip to the Super Bowl. s Giants and lost, 21-17. s disappointment, which saw the Patriots with a 13-7 halftime lead before being outscored 21-0 in a painful final 30 minutes. Vince Wilfork Jersey
An NFL record four seasons of scoring 500 or more points (all within the last six years) has not netted another Lombardi Trophy. s some young talent to develop. And while some feel as long as Brady and Belichick remain together that this is a Super Bowl championship team, we seem to be getting further from that notion than closer.Andre Tippett Jersey