Patriots beat Texans to advance to AFC Championship Game

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen, left,

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New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen, left, is congratulated by quarterback Tom Brady after Vareen's eight-yard touchdown pass reception from Brady during the first half. (Jan. 13, 2013) (Credit: AP)

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Move over, Joe.

The player whose name has been synonymous with postseason victories and clutch performances for the last several decades now is only the second-winningest quarterback in NFL playoff history. Tom Brady now stands atop that list, with his 17th postseason win Sunday, 41-28, over the Texans, to surpass his boyhood idol, Joe Montana.

And the record-breaker...

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