New England Patriots defeat Miami Dolphins, 12-0

Success won't change the Patriots.

Better yet, success in December won't change the Patriots.

"We've got big plans," said rookie safety Eugene Wilson. "[This is] the first step."

New England secured its second AFC East title in three seasons with a 12-0 win over the Miami Dolphins yesterday at a giant snow globe commonly known as Gillette Stadium. The win coupled with Kansas City's 45-27 home loss to Denver moved the 11-2 Patriots ahead of the 11-2 Chiefs in the race...