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Bill Belichick: Wes Welker Intentionally Took Out Aqib Talib

New England's top cornerback was removed from the equation early in the second quarter, when, sticking to Demaryius Thomas on a crossing route, he was hit low by Broncos WR Wes Welker and left with a knee injury. Belichick was his usual circumspect self after the game: "That was a key play in the game...He's a key… » 1/20/14 9:39am 1/20/14 9:39am

Steve Smith To Aqib Talib: "Ice Up, Son!"

Steve Smith and Aqib Talib spent a good portion of the evening locking arms and dancing the dance of people who hate each other. Twice in one drive the two had to be separated, the first coming on a first down conversion where Talib wouldn't let go of Smith's leg. The two tumbled to the ground and the Patriots were… » 11/19/13 1:07am 11/19/13 1:07am