The records are gaudy. The star power is high.
Here come the NFL's big boys.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots didn't need Rob Gronkowski when they dominated the Houston Texans last month.
Now he's back.
HOUSTON (13-4) At NEW ENGLAND (12-4)
Sunday, 4:30 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Patriots by 9 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Houston 10-7; New England 9-7
GREEN BAY (12-5) At SAN FRANCISCO (11-4-1)
Saturday, 8 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE - 49ers by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 10-7, San Francisco 9-7
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The anxiety-filled green room and draft day seem so long ago now to Aaron Rodgers.