Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made his weekly appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning, as he prepares for Sunday's AFC championship game against the Ravens.

The Patriots are coming off a 45-10 rout of the Broncos on Saturday night, a game in which Brady faced little pressure from Denver's defensive line.

According to multiple reports, new Penn State head football coach, and current Patriots offensive coordinator, Bill O'Brien has hired Pats offensive assistant George Godsey to become the Nittany Lions' quarterback coach. The 33-year-old Godsey is the only member of the New England staff to follow O'Brien to his new position.

The Patriots will be facing the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC championship game next Sunday (3 p.m. on WEEI 93.7 FM) after the Ravens' 20-13 win over the Houston Texans in Baltimore. It will a rematch from the teams' wild card round matchup two years ago in Foxboro, in which Baltimore topped the Pats, 33-14, before being eliminated the following week by Indianapolis.

It was the fourth straight time the Ravens have won their playoff opener, and marked the sixth win in as many meetings against Houston. Baltimore finished the game without a single penalty or turnover.

According to ESPNBoston.com, wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was on the field for one snap during the Patriots' 45-10 win over the Broncos in the teams' AFC divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium Saturday night.

FOXBORO -- In a year when pro football pundits tried to search for religious symbolism in every move made (or even stat compiled) by Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, it was Patriots quarterback



FOXBORO -- With 11:46 left in the third quarter of the Patriots-Broncos game on Saturday night Tom Brady had twice as many TD passes (six) than Tim Tebow had completions (three). 



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FOXBORO -- Broncos linebacker Von Miller appeared to hit Dan Connolly from behind after the whistle following Tom Brady's fourth-quarter punt in the final minutes of New England's 45-10 win on Saturday. The hit on Connolly started a brief altercation between members of the two teams on the Patriots sideline. Miller did not address the altercation while speaking with the media after the game, but posted the following on his Twitter account:

Tom Brady and the Patriots established several NFL and franchise records in their 45-10 win over the Broncos Saturday night. His five touchdown passes in the first half set an NFL record and his six touchdown passes tied another. Their 45 points points also established a franchise high for points in a playoff game.

Brady was predictably unmoved by his accomplishments. "I have no idea what records and stuff like that," he said.

Patriots receiver Deion Branch, who had a 61-yard touchdown in Saturday night's 45-10 victory over the Broncos, said following the game that the past two weeks of practice paid off as the Pats limited mistakes in a dominant showing. 

"We knew what was at stake. We wanted to go out there and take care of business," Branch said. "Not saying that we didn't want to do it last year … but the biggest thing was going out there an trying to play mistake-free football. We almost did that."

FOXBORO -- Tom Brady threw an NFL-record five first-half touchdowns, including three to Rob Gronkowski, to lead the Patriots to a 45-10 romp in the AFC divisional playoffs Saturday night at a frigid Gillette Stadium. The win sends the Patriots to their eighth AFC championship appearance, and was their first playoff win since capturing the 2007 AFC championship on their way to Super Bowl XLII, snapping a string of three straight playoff losses.