The New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos released their final injury reports before tomorrow’s game, and while the Patriots have 13 players listed as questionable, it’s Denver’s declaration of who’s out that caught my eye. No, it’s not wide receiver Eric Decker that I’m referring to, but long snapper Lonie Paxton. You may recall Paxton from his time in New England, playing for all three Super Bowl championship teams and making a snow angel at the end of the Tuck Rule Game. Lonie is missing the game due to personal reasons (Sidenote: New England hopes everything’s OK with Lonie and his family), and his absence could have a significant impact on the game.
But he’s just a long snapper? Don’t say that to the New York Giants.
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