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Roethlisberger vs. Brady a rematch 12 years in the making

Ben Roethlisberger asked for and received Tom Brady's jersey when the Patriots played at Heinz Field in October. It's now hanging in his office alongside jerseys of Hall of Fame quarterbacks Dan Marino and Jim Kelly. Roethlisberger is in his 13th season and is carving out a Hall of Fame career in his own right. He doesn't make a habit of asking for keepsakes from other current NFL players, but he made an exception for Brady, the four-time Super Bowl winner who will turn 40 later this year.

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Patriots and their mystique await the Steelers in Foxborough

Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy had to go through the New England Patriots to win his Super Bowl title. After falling short against the Patriots in the 2003 and 2004 playoffs, Dungy said the Colts had to get over the "Patriots mystique" if they were going to beat them in the 2006 AFC title game.

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Deshaun Watson explains decision to enter the NFL draft

'I think it's my time to go, just kind of end it with a bang.'
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Deshaun Watson explains decision to enter the NFL draft 1:11

Deshaun Watson explains decision to enter the NFL draft

Cam Newton after season-ending loss: I need a rest, time away 1:00

Cam Newton after season-ending loss: I need a rest, time away

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Luke Kuechly talks retirement and Pro Bowl

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Cam Newton's Surprise Sleigh gives $100K in presents