New England Patriots: Ranking AFC Threats

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45. <p>A year ago, you would have seen the Broncos right up at the top of this article. In fact, they would technically have the upper hand after defeating the Patriots in the 2013 AFC Championship Game.</p> <p>But gradual decline of <a href=. AFC West. 2014: 12-4. Denver Broncos. 4. player

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