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  • Friday Nov 29, 2013 | 6:56 pm

    Patriots-Texans post-Thanksgiving tidbits

    Hello everyone, I took a couple of days off to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. Now that the Black Friday shopping is done, time to give you all some things to chew on as the Patriots prepare to play the Texans in Houston on Sunday. Remember, the starting time has been moved to 1 p.m. So set your clocks appropriately. – Right tackle Marcus Cannon, wide receiver Aaon Dobson […]

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  • Monday Nov 25, 2013 | 2:35 am

    Patriots-Broncos post-game notes

    There is so much to discuss, so very much to discuss, about the Patriots stunning 34-31 overtime win over the Denver Broncos – the largest comeback in New England history. So let’s start by hitting on some key moments/notes: 1. The decision by Bill Belichick to take the wind in overtime and give Peyton Manning and the Broncos the ball first. "The wind, it was a strong wind,” said Belichick. […]

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  • Sunday Nov 24, 2013 | 7:38 pm

    Gregory out against Broncos

    Safety Steve Gregory, who broke his right hand in  the fourth quarter of the Patriots’ win over Pittsburgh on Nobv. 3, headed their inactive list for Sunday’s game against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Gregory, missing his second consecutive, will likely be replaced by rookie Duron Harmon. Gregory did practice during the week. It wasn’t all bad news for the Patriots however. Cornerbacks Aqib Talib (hip), Alfonzo Dennard (knee)  […]

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  • Saturday Nov 23, 2013 | 5:18 pm

    Patriots release Washington, add CB

    With Peyton Manning and the high-flying Broncos coming into Gillette Stadium Sunday night, the Patriots don’t want to get caught short in the secondary. With four defensive backs hobbled by injuries, New England made a roster move Saturday to bolster its depth in the secondary, promoting cornerback Justin Green from the practice squad and releasing running back Leon Washington. The 22-year-old Green was an undrafted free agent out of Illinois. […]

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  • Thursday Nov 21, 2013 | 10:44 pm

    Welker practices, not talking to Brady this week

    Wes Welker, who suffered a concussion in last week’s win over Kansas City, returned to practice Wednesday for the Denver Broncos, taking a step toward playing in Sunday’s game against  his old teammates, the New England Patriots. Welker, who starred for six seasons with the Patriots, signed with the Broncos in the off-season and is Denver’s leading receiver. But his status for Sunday’s game at Gillette Stadium was put in […]

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  • Wednesday Nov 20, 2013 | 1:10 pm

    Patriots-Broncos: Some early tidbits

    Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning, Round 14. That’s what NBC is building up the Patriots game with the Broncos on Sunday night. If it’s anything like the first 13, we should be treated to a spectacular game. Here’s some things to chew on as you wait for it: – Brady has a 9-4 record (7-3 in the regular season) in head-to-head games with Manning, though Manning has won four of the […]

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  • Tuesday Nov 19, 2013 | 9:52 am

    Pats-Panthers: What the referee said

    Anyone who watched the New England Patriots lose to the Carolina Panthers 24-20 Monday night knows how the game ended: in controversy with Tom Brady berating the officials as they came off the field. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski appeared to be interfered with by Carolina linebacker Luke Kuechly on the game’s final play, which ended with a Brady interception in the end zone. A flag was originally thrown for […]

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  • Monday Nov 18, 2013 | 6:40 pm

    Vereen is back, what’s it mean?

    It’s been so long since the Patriots have played – their last game was Nov. 3 –  I’ve forgotten who their quarterback is. Oh yeah. Tom Brady. He’s probably going to do something special tonight. According to the Patriots, Brady will make his 185th start with Bill Belichick tonight in Carolina, setting an NFL record. Dan Marino and Don Shula were together for 184 starts. But that’s not the big […]

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  • Saturday Nov 16, 2013 | 5:37 pm

    Gregory, Dennard ruled out for Monday’s game

    The New England Patriots secondary will be somewhat weakened Monday night when they take on the surging Carolina Panthers. Safety Steve Gregory (thumb) and CB Alfonzo Dennard (knee) have both been ruled out for the game, according to the Injury Report released Saturday. Gregory, who suffered a broken thumb in the Nov. 3  win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, did not practice all week and is expected to be out a […]

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