The 14-2 New England Patriots clinched the No. 1 overall seed and home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs. After their wild card round win over the Oakland Raiders, the Houston Texans will visit Gillette Stadium on Saturday.
Here are 5 things to know before the weekend
Former Patriots star and current Houston defensive tackle Vince Wilfork compares Pats-Texans to Giants-Patriots in 2007…
Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola finally provided an update on his status.
With Amendola and Malcolm Mitchell healthy, the Patriots have unusual depth at wide receiver in advance of Saturday.
Rob Gronkowski tweeted to help Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas make the NBA All-Star game.
And the next day, he surprised a local cancer patient.