New England Patriots are Super Bowl-bound . . . again
Now that their 10th AFC championship has been secured, the Patriots can begin looking forward to the Super Bowl and adding to their collection of Gillette Stadium banners. Here's some facts and figures about what they've already accomplished, and what they're hoping to achieve.
The Patriots are pulling away from the Steelers when it comes to most Super Bowl appearances. Now they're looking to tie them for most victories.
Having tied the Packers and Cowboys on the list of all-time playoff victories, the Pats are now looking to inch closer to Pittsburgh.
Tom Brady is close to old friend Adam Vinatieri's record for a player appearing in the most victories in NFL history, regular season and postseason.
But when it comes to the winningest coach-QB combo in the postseason, Brady and Bill Belichick are in a class by themselves.