END GAME Patriots 6th straight Conference Championship Game appearance, most all-time (Oakland, 5). Patriots 30th postseason win, ties 49ers for 4th-most all-time (GB, 33, Dallas, 34 & Pitt 35). NE-12 Bradys 23rd career postseason win, extends his NFL record. Bill Belichick 24th career postseason win, most by head coach in NFL history (Tom Landry, 20). Robert Kraft's 26th career postseason win, 3rd-most all-time by an owner.
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Clark sees Brady, Pats as beatable
Clark says Osweiler's INTs doomed the Texans
Dion Lewis 13 Yd pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)
2 plays, 65 yards, 0:43
Nick Novak 33 Yd Field Goal
14 plays, 62 yards, 8:12
Dion Lewis 98 Yd Kickoff Return (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)
0 plays, 0 yards, 0:15
Nick Novak 27 Yd Field Goal
6 plays, 18 yards, 2:48
C.J. Fiedorowicz 10 Yd pass from Brock Osweiler (Nick Novak Kick)
2 plays, 12 yards, 0:40
Stephen Gostkowski 19 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 66 yards, 3:47
James White 19 Yd pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)
9 plays, 90 yards, 3:21
Nick Novak 46 Yd Field Goal
4 plays, 6 yards, 0:50
Dion Lewis 1 Yd Run (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)
2 plays, 6 yards, 0:28
Stephen Gostkowski 43 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 43 yards, 3:45
As the 49ers finish a rebuilding year coach Kyle Shanahan has called "tough but necessary," he hopes the hard lessons will translate to future success.
The Cowboys clearly missed what Sean Lee brings physically to the defense, but his experience and leadership are even more important.
Max Kellerman says criticism of Odell Beckham Jr.'s emotional outbursts is "out of proportion" while Tom Brady gets a pass for similar incidents.
Adam Schefter reports the Browns fired their executive VP Sashi Brown and will look for their ninth general manager since 1999.
Max Kellerman says the key to success in the NFL is to regulate the game but Will Cain argues against trying to remove violence from the sport.
Sashi Brown, who has led the Browns' personnel department the past two seasons, was fired Thursday, sources told ESPN.