Inside the matchup
How they got here: New England (14-2) won the AFC East. New York (12-5) beat the Colts, 17-16, in an AFC Wild Card game.
Series record: Tied, 51-51-1 (including two playoff wins by the Patriots).
Streaks: The Patriots have won 13 of the last 17 games.
Last time met:Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes as New England blew out New York, 45-3, on Monday Night Football in Week 13.