Patriots Set To Face Colts At Gillette Stadium On Saturday Night

January 5, 2014 11:08 PM
Patriots Set To Face Colts At Gillette Stadium On Saturday Night
" FOXBORO (CBS/AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick can prepare his players to stop Andrew Luck now that they’re set to play the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC divisional round.

The teams will meet Saturday night at Gillette Stadium.

“This is a team that’s well coached, that’s had a real good season,” Belichick said in a conference call with reporters Sunday. “They beat some of the best teams in the league – in both the AFC and the NFC. They’ve just been impressive. We’ve gotten a little work done on them but we obviously have a lot more to do.”

The matchup was determined when third-seeded Cincinnati lost to San Diego 27-10 on Sunday, one day after fourth-seeded Indianapolis (12-5) beat Kansas City 45-44 as Luck threw four touchdown passes and the Colts rallied from a 28-point deficit.

Second-seeded New England (12-4) had a first-round bye for the fourth straight season.

In the previous playoff meeting between the teams, the Colts won the AFC championship game 38-34 after trailing the Patriots 21-6 at halftime seven years ago "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Sunday, January 05, 2014 by MiamiHerald

Patriots set to face Colts in AFC divisional round

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The bye week is over. Now the New England Patriots can focus on a major challenge. How can they stop Andrew 

Read more
Sunday, January 05, 2014 by Enterprise News

Colts-Patriots matchup set for Saturday

Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts will be in Foxboro Saturday night to face the New England Patriots in the divisional round of the AFC 

Read more
Sunday, January 05, 2014 by Musket Fire

Here are a few quick thoughts on the Colts and Pats matchup.

Two of the best quarterbacks in the league will be squaring off, as Luck and Brady prepare to do battle. Brady is the proven veteran, while Luck 

Read more
Sunday, January 05, 2014 by Journal and Courier

Colts-Patriots NFL playoff game set for Saturday night

Last season, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady handed Colts quarterback Andrew Luck the worst loss of his career, 59-28. Brady threw for 331 

Read more