slider -- AFC PLAYOFF Patriots/Jets 01/14/2012 Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski #87 spikes the ball after scoring his 3rd touchdown in the closing seconds of the first half in the 2nd quarter. The New England Patriots play the Denver Broncos in the 2012 AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, MA, Sunday, January 16, 2011. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Photo)