AP Power Rankings: Pats finish regular season at No. 1 (The Associated Press)

Going into the playoffs, the New England Patriots are once again a strong favorite to reach the Super Bowl. The Patriots finished the regular season with an NFL-best 14-2 record. Tom Brady and Bill Belichick have a first-round bye and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs and will start their drive for their seventh Super Bowl appearance in Foxborough on Jan. 14.
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