Trump Congratulates Patriots, Doesn't Mention HernandezPresident Donald Trump congratulated the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots on Wednesday, a normally joyous White House ritual marred by the prison suicide hours earlier of former teammate Aaron Hernandez.
Keidel: Patriots Dynasty In The Age Of Free AgencyWith their fifth Super Bowl title, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick's Patriots have made the most remarkable run in NFL history.
New England Patriots: Road To The Super BowlNo NFL franchise has been as successful as the New England Patriots this century, but the outlook for the 2016 season was dim with the announcement that the team would be without quarterback Tom Brady for the first four games of the year. However, the organization overcame its star QB's league suspension, and the Patriots finished with the best record, the best scoring differential and the best scoring defense in the NFL on their way to an seventh Super Bowl appearance since 2001. This is how they got here.
Keidel: Patriots Winning Without GronkRob Gronkowski is the Patriots' second-most indispensable player, and the team has won despite his season-ending injury.
Keidel: Ranking Bill Belichick Among Great NFL CoachesPatriots head coach, Bill Belichick, may be the greatest coach in NFL history, especially given this era of parity and free agency.
Political Football: For Some, Super Bowl Reflects US Divide Not even the Super Bowl is immune to America's deep political divisions.
Keidel: Tom Brady Should Not Win 2016 NFL MVPBrady doesn't get to miss 25 percent of the NFL season and qualify as its best player, even with the TD-Interception ratio record.
Keidel: Seahawks-Patriots Super Bowl Rematch Worth The HypeThe Seahawks-Patriots winner in Week 10 won't get a Lombardi Trophy, but they might be the Super Bowl favorite come February.
Belichick Says Letter To Trump 'Not Politically Motivated'Patriots coach Bill Belichick says the letter he wrote to President-elect Donald Trump before Election Day was done out of a friendship that goes back many years and was "not politically motivated."
Keidel: Can Steelers Win Without Big Ben?Tom Brady and Pats visit Pittsburgh this weekend to face a Steelers team led by Landry Jones, who replaces the injured Ben Roethlisberger.
Are The Patriots The Best NFL Team Of This Generation?The New England Patriots, which haven't had a losing season since 2000, always seem to survive and thrive on adversity.
Team Grades: Patriots Can't Overcome Relentless Broncos Pass RushSunday's AFC Championship Game was a textbook example of how defense wins championships.