Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 12/17/11
Hold the Mayo? Not in Foxboro, buddy. The New England Patriots have signed inside linebacker Jerod Mayo to a five-year contract extension. One of the few bright spots on the current New England defense, Mayo will probably be spying St. Tebow on Sunday. [Adam Schefter] Why aren't Jason Pierre-Paul and Victor Cruz of the New York Giants on the Pro Bowl ballot despite their outstanding seasons? Because the system is broken. [New York Daily News] Atlanta Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson added insult to injury after his Falcons team spanked the Jacksonville Jaguars 41-14 last Thursday night. "They haven't had anyone decent since Jimmy Smith," Robinson said, speaking of the last Jags receiver with a 1,000-yard season. Smith retired in 2005. "Those guys couldn't get a [bleeping] receiver if it hit them in the head," Robinson said. Hard to argue. [Florida Times-Union] The NFL hasn't changed its concussion policy since the Colt McCoy incident, but at least the league has been proactive in ...
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