Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 1/1/12
First of all, Happy New Year to everyone spending the first day of 2012 checking out The Rap Sheet. Thank you for reading, and I look forward to continuing to provide you with randomness, entertainment and information in this new year. And in other news… there is a game today. The Patriots can lock up home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a win over the Bills, and they seem pretty serious about it. If the starters didn’t play into the fourth quarter, I would be shocked. Still, colleague Karen Guregian ponders the question of whether QB Tom Brady, with an ailing left shoulder and an offensive line missing starter Logan Mankins, should play at all. It’s worth a thought. Maybe the Patriots are good enough to beat the Bills with backup Brian Hoyer under center. (more…)
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