NEW YORK (AP) With the regular season winding down Cheap Vincent Valentine Jersey , Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the rest of the New England Patriots are back in a familiar spot.
On top of the NFL.
The Patriots moved up two spots to No. 1 in the AP Pro32 poll on Tuesday, receiving nine of 12 first-place votes for 379 points in balloting by media members who regularly cover the NFL.Article continues below ...
The Patriots (11-3) edged the Steelers 27-24 at Heinz Field on Sunday in one of the most anticipated matchups of the season.
”Another No. 1 AFC seed is in their hungry grasp after the Patriots rode Rob Gronkowski to victory at Heinz Field,” said Ira Kaufman of SB Nation Radio.
Gronkowski had nine catches for 168 yards for the AFC East champions.
The Patriots now are in position to clinch home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. Because the Patriots close the regular season with home games against Buffalo and the Jets Cheap Trey Flowers Jersey , they might not leave Foxborough until the Super Bowl in Minneapolis in February.
”Patriots fans so inclined can now safely buy their airplane tickets to Minneapolis for Super Bowl 52,” said Alex Marvez of The Sporting News.
The Steelers slipped to No. 2 in the poll after the loss.