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Patriots QB Tom Brady may be 35, but he's not going anywhere yet

Patriots QB Tom Brady is 35, but he doesn't plan to exit the game anytime soon. Although he does say he takes more time to soak in the great moments.

Patriots begin preparing for all scenarios during bye week

With no opponent to prepare for this week, the Patriots are focused on tuning up a few areas of concern and have begun to take a look at each of the three teams they could be hosting next week.

Patriots 2013 schedule: Few marshmallows next season

The Patriots are set to take on the hard-nosed AFC North as well as the Atlanta Falcons and the rest of the NFC South. Additional games against Denver and Houston finish off a series of potential pitfalls in a schedule that features five 2012 playoff teams.

Patriots Report Card: New England gets back on track in finale

The 28-0 win should restore confidence heading into the playoffs.

Patriots OC Josh McDaniels: 'Irrelevant' now about open positions

It's rumored that some teams are interested in Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as a potential head coach.

Patriots: TE Rob Gronkowski returns; full health hasn't yet

It is clear that Rob Gronkowski still has ground to cover before being declared fully back from his injury, but Sunday was the necessary first step toward restoring order and regaining a feeling of normalcy within the New England offense.

Postgame analysis: Patriots 28, Dolphins 0

The Patriots shut out the Dolphins 28-0 in Foxborough on Sunday and earned a first-round bye in the playoffs.

Patriots inactives vs. Dolphins

TE Rob Gronkowski will return to the field after suffering a broken forearm on Nov. 18 against the Colts.

Dolphins inactives vs. Patriots

Dolphins inactives for Sunday's game against the Patriots include WR Davone Bess and CB Nolan Carroll.

Ron Brace becomes Patriots' latest 2009 draft bust

Assuming Ron Brace is not brought back, he will become the eighth player selected in the second round by Bill Belichick to not receive a second contract.

Patriots Notebook: New England is playing to win

The Patriots say that they aren't going to hold back against the Dolphins on Sunday. Their hopes of earning a first-round playoff bye are in the hands of the Broncos and Texans, but for those scenarios to even matter the Pats have to win first.

Patriots Game Preview vs. Dolphins: Analysis, prediction, TV info

New England's hopes for a first-round bye remain alive as the regular season comes to a close. All it needs to do is beat Miami and hope either Denver or Houston loses.

Patriots Notebook: CB Aqib Talib says he's feeling fine

Patriots CB Aqib Talib split his time last week between standing on the sidelines and clutching at his injured hip while on the field. But now he says he's feeling better.

Patriots Notebook: Rob Gronkowski seeking medical clearance

Rob Gronkowski just wants to get on the field and "put it on the line" for his teammates. He wants to catch passes, score touchdowns and celebrate with his guys after spiking the ball in the end zone. But before he can do that, he needs to receive medical clearance.

Patriots: TE Rob Gronkowski inching toward return

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski returned to practice Dec. 14, a little more than three weeks removed from a broken forearm suffered in Week 11, but it's yet to be determined if he will play Sunday against the Dolphins.

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