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Patriots Headed Back To Super Bowl

Patriots Headed Back To Super Bowl

The season started for the New England Patriots knee deep in the backwash of the Deflategate scandal, their quarterback suspended for four games, their season threatened with disarray.

But the Patriots, the NFL's model on-the-field franchise for nearly 15 years, found their way, winning home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with as vibrant a season as any in their history.

And on Sunday at Gillette Stadium, with Tom Brady again leading the way, this time with the help of energetic receiver Chris Hogan, the Patriots earned another chance at the league's heavyweight title.

Playing with poise and confidence, the great Brady completed 32 of 42 passes for 384...