New England Patriots defeat Indianapolis Colts, 38-34

Down the Atlantic Coast in Charlotte, N.C., they like to call their Carolina Panthers the "Cardiac Cats." Yeah.

The Panthers have been known to pull out a close win here and there this year. But, man oh man. They've got nothing on New England's "Palpitation Pats."

For goodness' sake, the Patriots nearly lost their starting left guard in the final fast-and-furious moments of a 38-34 victory yesterday at the RCA Dome in which they denied the Colts the winning touchdown th...