Although the Patriots have not fired back in the media, New Englanders picked a very interesting way to respond.
Old-fashioned billboard meets new-age technology with a countdown to "Ray Lewis' retirement party," which is "scheduled" for Sunday evening.
Lewis announced he would be retiring at the end of the Ravens' season, but he has not gone gentle into that goodnight.
This game could go either way, so while the Patriots are certainly hoping to end the Ravens' season, and thus Lewis' career, Baltimore would love to take Lewis' retirement shindig to party central in New Orleans for the Super Bowl.
Here's some more news from around the AFC East.
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Chris Brown of Grantland takes an in-depth look at the terminology of the Erhardt-Perkins offense, the system the Patriots run.
Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston delivers his weekly P.A.T. with an interview with Jerod Mayo and a preview of the AFC Championship Game.
Bleacher Report featured columnist Jesse Reed lists the pros and cons for each of the remaining candidates for the Jets' vacant GM position.
Chase Stuart of FootballPerspective.com delivers part two of his outlook for the 2013 Jets, looking at the offense.
Tim Graham of The Buffalo News explains why the Manti Te'o story will resonate at One Bills Drive.
According to Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com, Donald Jones' medical condition that ended his 2012 season does not threaten his 2013 season in any way.
Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald thinks the Steelers are likely to let wide receiver Mike Wallace test the free-agent market, allowing the Dolphins to make a push for the speedy receiver if they want.
Andy Kent of MiamiDolphins.com posted an interview with Mike Sherman, where he gets a closer look at the Dolphins' offensive coordinator's background.
Erik Frenz is the AFC East lead blogger for Bleacher Report. Be sure to follow Erik on Twitter and "like" the AFC East blog on Facebook to keep up with all the updates. Unless otherwise specified, all quotes are obtained firsthand or via team press releases.
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