Brady is 11-2 in 13 divisional-round games since 2002 , passing for 3,700 yards and 28 touchdowns.
“Nobody respects us. Nobody really expects a lot from us. That’s fine,” he said. “We haven’t been a very successful team in the last 10 years. So it’s easy for people to overlook us. So we’ve got to take care of business and start winning games like this to get the respect that we desire.”
Fangio stays with Bears • Vic Fangio is returning to Chicago as defensive coordinator after being passed up for the head coaching job. The team announced Friday that it has hired former Oregon coach Mark Helfrich as offensive coordinator and Chris Tabor as special teams coordinator. The Bears also brought in Charles London to coach running backs and Mike Furrey as wide receivers coach.
“I don’t know how would know because I haven’t made any decisions yet,” Zimmer said.
A writer for tweeted Friday the “Vikings plan to dress” Bradford, who hasn’t been active since Week 5 against the Chicago Bears.
Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was mostly unflappable in leading his team back from an 18-point halftime deficit to beat Kansas City — the largest playoff comeback on the road in the Super Bowl era.
To get it, they’ll have to stop a quarterback who has been nearly unbeatable in this round of the postseason.