Patriots win, clinch AFC East title

Posted by: MBR on Mon Dec 3rd, 2012 7:44 am
NFL: Patriots win, clinch AFC East titleMIAMI (AP) -- Two yards from a touchdown on third down, Tom Brady took the snap and fell to the turf curled around the ball, happy to settle for a field goal.The high-scoring New England Patriots went conservative Sunday, and the approach paid off with another AFC East championship.Brady stuck with short throws for much of the afternoon and was content to hand off during a clock-consuming drive in the fourth quarter that helped the Patriots beat Miami 23-16 to clinch their fourth consecutive division title.Read more: ... 12-02.html