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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- He began the night in everyones face, the New England Patriots oldest and greatest player bouncing around the field and the locker rm shouting at anyone who would listen and a few who didnt know what to think.Monday Night Ftball! Tom Brady bellowed at his teammates in the moments before the game. Playing the Ravens! Whats better than that?!?!?He was very excited, I know that, Patriots tight end and amused relative newcomer Martellus Bennett said after it was over. Any midgame glimpse of Brady on the sideline, barking animatedly at teammates after third-down plays gone wrong, was all you needed to know about how fired up he was for this one. If you needed it, a lk at the postgame stat sheet would drive home the point.It shows three touchdowns and 406 yards on 38 throws (25 completions) against the NFLs best defense. A 30-23 victory over a traditional rival and potential playoff opponent. A 79-yard enough-already touchdown strike to Chris Hogan in the fourth quarter, after t many turnovers and t many missed chances had made the game closer than it ever should have been.Someone asked Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh what happened, how his defense got so thoroughly roasted, and he couldnt have been more matter-of-fact.I think you just chalk it up to Tom Brady does a great job and obviously had a great night throwing the ball, Harbaugh said.Shrug.Sometimes, its just that Brady is t darn gd, and theres nothing you can do. With the playoffs just a couple of weeks away, Monday night was a reminder that the biggest difference-maker in the field is still the guy flinging perfect passes at Patriot Place.You cant make a mistake against this guy, Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs said. Hell make you pay for it, and he made us pay big.Harbaugh has a pretty gd team. The 7-6 Ravens seem gd enough to make the playoffs, and if they do they may be gd enough to win a game or two. This is an apt description of pretty much any AFC contender right now. Its a flawed, muddied field, and much of Monday nights game made that clear.The Patriots lked ready to run away with the game until Brady threw a terrible second-quarter interception in the red zone and their punt-return and kick-return units handed the Ravens 14 points in the third. At that point, the game started to lk like a coin flip that would clarify little about whats to come in January.Then, Brady split the hashmarks with a laser, Hogan caught the ball in stride and delivered it to the end zone, and all of a sudden everything lked clear again. The AFC playoff field may be a collection of imperfect, at-times-unimpressive squads. But only one of them has the quarterback who has won more games than any other in NFL history, and come January that might just be what makes the difference.I still think its amazing to be on the same field as him, Hogan said.Legitimate greatness in a time of parity is a thing to sit up and notice. Brady is playing without his best offensive weapon -- injured tight end Rob Gronkowski. The Ravens came in allowing a completion percentage of 35.2 on deep passes (balls thrown at least 15 yards downfield), and Brady completed 8-of-10 of those throws for two touchdowns. Overall, hes at 22 touchdowns and two interceptions in the nine games he has played since his four-game suspension ended. Theres no one on the league playing his position any better, and as fired up as he was before the game, he was just as satisfied when it was over.Yeah, it was a big game for us, Brady said. Playing at home in December on Monday night against a great defense, it was important for us to come out and play well.They played well in some aspects of the game, prly in others and escaped in spite of three turnovers. And as the time ticked down at the end of the fourth quarter, the crowd at Gillette Stadium began chanting the biggest reason why.Brady! Brady! Brady! they cried.The playoffs are less than a month away, and after all of the tumult this season has brought, it still lks as if the road through the AFC cuts through Foxborough and the biggest factor in deciding the biggest games is still the guy wearing No. 12 and screaming at his teammates to try to get them as fired up as he is.Ray Ban Sunglasses China Wholesale . At a Manhattan federal court hearing, attorney Jordan Siev said his law office has gotten more evidence nearly every day to support its lawsuit accusing MLB and Selig of going on a "witch hunt" to ruin Rodriguezs reputation and career. 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Anthony had 24 points and nine rebounds, and the Knicks avenged an embarrassing home loss with a rout of their own, beating the Boston Celtics 114-88 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.A week after being seemingly snubbed by the College Ftball Playoff committee, the Washington Huskies find themselves now in the top four.Washington joined incumbents Alabama, Clemson?and Michigan?in the CFPs top four after last weeks No. 4, Texas A&M, lost both a game and its quarterback at Mississippi State on Saturday.The Huskies (9-0) ran over Cal this weekend to fully capitalize on the Aggies defeat.Ohio State?is the highest-ranked one-loss team, checking in at No. 5 after its big win over Nebraska. The loss, coupled with the injury to quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr., led to the Huskers tumbling from No. 10 to No. 19.After being behind one-loss Texas A&M last week, Washington successfully held off the Buckeyes in the second run of rankings, but CFP committee chairman Kirby Hocutt said it was close.It was a small margin between No. 4 and No. 5, Hocutt said.?Louisville?and Wisconsin?also each moved up a spot to Nos. 6 and 7, respectively, with Texas A&M landing at No. 8 after spending a week in playoff position. Auburn?held steady at No. 9, while Penn State?jumped up two spots to round out the top 10.Oklahoma?and Colorado?made moves f their own as they each climbed three spots to check in at Nos.dddddddddddd11 and 12. They are followed by Oklahoma State, which moved up five spots, and Virginia Tech.Utah?went from No. 16 to No. 15 while enjoying its bye week and is followed by West Virginia, North Carolina, Florida State?and Nebraska, which fell nine spots after getting steamrolled by the Buckeyes.USC?makes its CFP debut this season by coming in at No. 20. The resurgent Trojans can make a major statement this week as they travel to take on Washington.At No. 21, Western Michigan?is the highest-ranked team outside of the Power 5 conferences and has an inside track to a New Years Six bowl game. Though the Broncos rallied for a 37-21 win Tuesday night, Boise State?is nipping at Western Michigans heels at No. 22. Washington State?and a pair of SEC schls -- LSU?and Arkansas?-- round out this weeks top 25.?The Tigers fell 11 spots, despite losing a tight 10-0 contest against Alabama.Florida?and Baylor?both fell out of the committees rankings.? ' ' '