Donte' Stallworth, who appeared in one game last season for the Patriots and has played for five other NFL teams, is reportedly in stable condition after a freak accident involving a hot air balloon on Saturday.
Ready for some sequels? The Packers, Ravens and Texans hope a rematch-filled divisional round won't be repeat-heavy. Will the original matchups have any bearing this weekend? Pete Prisco digs through the tape.
To call the New England Patriots' performance against the Houston Texans a statement would seem to cheapen what happened on the Gillette Stadium turf Monday night. It was more like the Patriots took their banners off the rafters, put them on the 50-yard line, and rubbed the Texans' collective nose in it before a national audience.