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Two games, two overtimes, the Conference Championship Game weekend was full of excitement. And controversy. But we leave that for another day. The New England Patriots are no strangers to the Super Bowl, nor having winning Sportsmen of the Week. But it's a rookie that stole the show this week. Running Back Sony Michel was a key factor in the Patriots controlling the clock at nearly a 2:1 ratio and keeping the Kansas City Chiefs offense on the sideline. Michel toted the rock 29 times for 113 yards, nearly 4 yards a carry but they were tough yards (11 yards was the longest...he was grinding). Add two key touchdowns (to go with his 3 last week) and it was the respect for the run that opened up passing lanes for Brady to score TD on the last 3 drives. Michel now has 3 100 yard games out of 4, and seems strong for the Super Bowl. Yet another key weapon for the Patriots, and our Longhorndave Sportsman of the Week!