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Football Extra Points:
The Patriots are putting up video game scores again on offense. They need just a little out of their defense to win the Super Bowl.
After an average Thanksgiving week of picks I'm sitting at 114-63. I need to step my game up as we sprint to the postseason.
Jacksonville at Buffalo - Chad Henne is proving that he can play QB in the NFL. I liked him in Miami and thought they should have held onto him. The Jaguars are not a good team, but Henne's value increases every week.
The Bills are one of many teams in the NFL that will be looking at the QB position as soon as the season ends. They have a running game, some receivers and a solid TE on offense, they need a QB that won't turn it over. Their defense is a mess too but there's too much to get into here.
I'll go with Henne and the Jaguars here.
Seattle at Chicago - This is a match-up of two very good defenses. The Seahawks have an elite RB to go along with their great defense. They...
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The New England Patriots have ruled out three key starters
for tomorrow’s matchup against the Miami Dolphins, and they have 15 other
players listed as questionable to play, including tight end Aaron Hernandez and
wide receivers Wes Welker, Julian Edelman and Brandon Lloyd.
New England has ruled out tight end Rob Gronkowski (forearm),
offensive lineman Logan Mankins (ankle...
TB12 Stands Tall In SI’s Football’s Greatest, But Maybe TOO Tall
Patriots QB Tom Brady is enjoying a NFL MVP worthy season in 2012 thus far. In 11 games, he has a QB rating of 105.2 with 3,299 yards, 24 touchdowns and only THREE measly interceptions. If he continues at this pace, he is a shoe in for the league’s Most Valuable Player.
But we all know that TB12 is TEAM first...
From the onset of training camp, the New England Patriots offensive line has been a work in progress, a mix of experience and youth that led to a handful of questions.
There's still uncertainty surrounding who's playing which position each week, but there's little doubt remaining about the level of protection provided to the quarterback.
After surrendering 12 sacks...
In some news that you already knew, those three will not be suiting up to play the Miami Dolphins.All three of them did not practice all week, so this was expected. Especially for Gronkowski, whose recovery time has been well advertised. He won't be back until Week 16 at the earliest.Chandler Jones was reported to have a "mild high ankle sprain" so it's possible...
Patriots Friday Q & A! Ask me anything!
Remember that Logan Mankins guy? The pro bowl left guard? The guy that's been very limited due to injuries so far this year?Yeah, he's still not coming back this week.However, some other notable Patriots returned to the practice field.CSNNE:Both tackle Sebastian Vollmer and guard Dan Connolly were back on the grass practice field at Gillette Stadium during the media portion...
1. I think McCourty has solidified himself as a long term piece of the puzzle at safety so I...
Game time: Sunday at 1 p.m. ET
The New England Patriots routinely dominate the AFC East, and this season is proving to be no different.
After their latest division victory turned into a laugher, the Patriots look to clinch their ninth East title in 10 seasons by beating the Miami Dolphins for a fifth consecutive time Sunday.
New England (8-3) is 28-6 in divisional play...
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Logan Mankins will be out once again this Sunday for the Patriots.
This Sunday the Patriots have a chance to clinch the division they have seemingly dominated since Bill Belichick took over as head coach, the AFC East. With a with in Miami the Patriots will clinch the division and try to move closer to pushing for a first round bye. The Patriots must beat the Texans to even have...
Bill Belichick and the Patriots created Spygate. The New Orleans Saints created Bountygate. This week, The Sporting News’ David Whitley created Tattoogate.
As foolish as his column was on Colin Kaepernick‘s ink, Whitley certainly succeeded in gaining the attention he desired when he published his views of the 49ers quarterback breaking the mold of the clean-cut QB.
Has the New England defense turned the corner or is this still a unit that should worry Pats fans?
Jason: You can still count me as concerned. The defense has been staked to early leads in the past two weeks and benefitted from several gift-wrapped turnovers, so we haven't seen what they can do in a close game when the pressure is really on and the other team isn'...
Lead writer Nick St. Denis and AFC East Daily contributors Dan Begnoche and Sean Donovan pick the New England Patriots' divisional battle with the Miami Dolphins. Nick's take: The Patriots are pretty much unstoppable at this point, having scored 190 points combined in the last four games. And it's not just the offense. New England's defense and special teams have...
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