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Yahoo News
50 Most Memorable Super Bowl Moments, No. 2: Malcolm Butler picks off Seahawks As the NFL approaches its highly anticipated golden anniversary Super Bowl, Y
50 Most Memorable Super Bowl Moments, No. 2: Malcolm Butler picks off Seahawks
Yahoo News / Posted 3 days ago
As the NFL approaches its highly anticipated golden anniversary Super Bowl, Yahoo Sports takes a look back at some of the most memorable moments in the game's... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Alabama commit Terrell Hall says ex-Terps coaches 'didn't sell the program the correct way'Among a group of four finalists that included the defending national champion (
Alabama commit Terrell Hall says ex-Terps coaches 'didn't sell the program the correct way'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Among a group of four finalists that included the defending national champion (Alabama), the 2014 national champion (Florida State) and a school that recruits as well as either (Mississippi), the Maryland football team came in second for St. John's... Read more
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ESPN
Barnwell: Players who could be gone from playoff teamsRecent history tells us that teams who win the Super Bowl follow that triumph b
Barnwell: Players who could be gone from playoff teams
ESPN / Posted 9 days ago
Recent history tells us that teams who win the Super Bowl follow that triumph by losing a number of key players, often because of the sheer reality of the salary cap. Seven players who started for the 2012 Ravens in the Super Bowl were gone the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Patriots fire strength and conditioning coach Harold NashThe Patriots' rash of injuries hasn't gone unchecked. Bill Belichick fired str
Patriots fire strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The Patriots' rash of injuries hasn't gone unchecked. Bill Belichick fired strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash today, according to ESPN. Nash joined offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo as staffers who were shown the door this week. The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Reports: Patriots fire strength and conditioning coach Harold NashThe Patriots' rash of injuries hasn't gone unchecked. Bill Belichick fired str
Reports: Patriots fire strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The Patriots' rash of injuries hasn't gone unchecked. Bill Belichick fired strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash today, according to ESPN. Nash joined offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo as staffers who were shown the door this week. The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Defensive analytics: Compiling the Patriots' defensive stats from the 2015 seasonThe Herald tracked a series of defensive statistics throughout the season. Here
Defensive analytics: Compiling the Patriots' defensive stats from the 2015 season
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The Herald tracked a series of defensive statistics throughout the season. Here is a compilation of those metrics, including all 16 regular-season games and both playoff games. Cornerbacks:Malcolm Butler: 63 of 114 (55.3 percent), 940 yards, 7 TD, 2... Read more
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ESPN
Barnwell: 10 moves, both good and bad, that got Carolina to the Super BowlThe NFL tends to be a copycat league. When the Patriots found success on offens
Barnwell: 10 moves, both good and bad, that got Carolina to the Super Bowl
ESPN / Posted 11 days ago
The NFL tends to be a copycat league. When the Patriots found success on offense with the combination of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez at tight end, teams like the Colts and Vikings followed suit. After the Panthers began to implement... Read more
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CBS Sports
Hate Tom Brady and the Pats all you want, but they're not going anywhereThe New England Patriots do not have a Super Bowl window. When you've been to a
Hate Tom Brady and the Pats all you want, but they're not going anywhere
CBS Sports / Posted 12 days ago
The New England Patriots do not have a Super Bowl window. When you've been to a decade's worth of AFC Championship Games with Tom Brady and Bill Belichick already, and the rest of the teams in your division perennially struggle to reach .500, and you... Read more
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CBS Sports
Why the Patriots have to be the favorites in the AFC in 2017 -- and beyondThe New England Patriots do not have a Super Bowl window. When you've been to a
Why the Patriots have to be the favorites in the AFC in 2017 -- and beyond
CBS Sports / Posted 12 days ago
The New England Patriots do not have a Super Bowl window. When you've been to a decade's worth of AFC Championship Games with Tom Brady and Bill Belichick already, and the rest of the teams in your division perennially struggle to reach .500, and you... Read more
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CBS Sports
Agent's Take: What lies ahead for the New England PatriotsThe New England Patriots' 20-18 loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Champions
Agent's Take: What lies ahead for the New England Patriots
CBS Sports / Posted 12 days ago
The New England Patriots' 20-18 loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game ended the team's attempt to become the first to repeat as Super Bowl champions since the franchise did it during the 2004 season. There was talk that New England,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Breaking down the Patriots' contract situations before free agencyWith the Patriots' season over, it's time to start looking ahead to the offseas
Breaking down the Patriots' contract situations before free agency
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
With the Patriots' season over, it's time to start looking ahead to the offseason team-building process. Here's a look at every player's contract length as they eye the future. Signed through 2015:LeGarrette Blount Josh Boyce (ERFA) Tarell... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
This is what victory looks like at Sports Authority Field: Dever celebrates win over PatriotsDENVER, CO - JANUARY 24: Ronnie Hillman #23 of the Denver Broncos celebrates af
This is what victory looks like at Sports Authority Field: Dever celebrates win over Patriots
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 14 days ago
DENVER, CO - JANUARY 24: Ronnie Hillman #23 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after defeating the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated... Read more
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Yahoo News
Roundtable: The Road to Santa Clara A trip to the Super Bowl is on the line. Which teams will punch their tickets
Roundtable: The Road to Santa Clara
Yahoo News / Posted 14 days ago
A trip to the Super Bowl is on the line. Which teams will punch their tickets to Santa Clara? The guys … Jesse Pantuosco (@JessePantuosco): I don’t need to tell you how high the stakes are—but I will anyway. This... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Denver Broncos - New England Patriots final injury report for AFC ChampionshipThe New England Patriots have listed 16 players as questionable for the AFC Cha
Denver Broncos - New England Patriots final injury report for AFC Championship
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 14 days ago
The New England Patriots have listed 16 players as questionable for the AFC Championship Game, the Denver Broncos say their injured players are all probable. The final injury report for the Denver Broncos-Patriots game listed a total of 33... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Broncos Vie To Run Over BradyThey ran from one sideline to the other catching rapid-fire passes from their l
Broncos Vie To Run Over Brady
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 16 days ago
They ran from one sideline to the other catching rapid-fire passes from their left and right, a staple of the NFL's scouting combine every February where prospective pass-catchers show off their good hands. That wasn't the only fundamental skill the... Read more
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Denver Post
Dont'a Hightower, Patriots linebacker, raring to stop Broncos' run gameFOXBOROUGH, Mass. — You can pinpoint the moment this season's first meeting bet
Dont'a Hightower, Patriots linebacker, raring to stop Broncos' run game
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — You can pinpoint the moment this season's first meeting between the Patriots and Broncos pivoted. It was a tight end screen to Denver's Owen Daniels toward the end of the second quarter. The play gained 8 innocuous yards. It also... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Broncos would love to run while Brady stays on sidelineENGLEWOOD, COLO. >> After dropping seven of Peyton Manning's passes again
Broncos would love to run while Brady stays on sideline
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 16 days ago
ENGLEWOOD, COLO. >> After dropping seven of Peyton Manning's passes against Pittsburgh, the Denver Broncos wide receivers found themselves running the "gauntlet" drill this week. They ran from one sideline to the other catching rapid-fire... Read more
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NFL.com
Championship Weekend Cheat SheetEverything you need to know as kickoff approaches... Championship Weekend Inju
Championship Weekend Cheat Sheet
NFL.com / Posted 16 days ago
Everything you need to know as kickoff approaches... Championship Weekend Injuries New England Patriots Key pieces of the Patriots defense are questionable in Collins, Hightower and Jones. Collins expects to play. If the trio isn't in full health... Read more
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The Morning Call
Manning and Brady face off yet againDENVER – This 17th meeting of two storied quarterbacks should have happened on
Manning and Brady face off yet again
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
DENVER – This 17th meeting of two storied quarterbacks should have happened on a snowy night in late November, when the then-undefeated New England Patriots played a Week 12 game in the Mile High City. But instead of being on the opposite sideline... Read more
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Boston Herald
Patriots mailbag: Game plan for Broncos? Altitude really a factor?Welcome to our second playoff edition of the Friday 6-Pack. I’ve solicited ques
Patriots mailbag: Game plan for Broncos? Altitude really a factor?
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Welcome to our second playoff edition of the Friday 6-Pack. I’ve solicited questions on Twitter (@jeffphowe) with the goal of answering six on the blog every Friday. If you’re so inclined, use the #Friday6Pack hashtag and submit a question earlier in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Friday 6-Pack: Pats' game plan for Broncos, and how the altitude plays a factorWelcome to our second playoff edition of the Friday 6-Pack.I’ve solicited quest
Friday 6-Pack: Pats' game plan for Broncos, and how the altitude plays a factor
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Welcome to our second playoff edition of the Friday 6-Pack.I’ve solicited questions on Twitter (@jeffphowe) with the goal of answering six on the blog every Friday. If you’re so inclined, use the #Friday6Pack hashtag and submit a question earlier in... Read more
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CBS Sports
Where does '15 Alabama rank among BCS, CFP national champions?For many years, while working at The Birmingham News, I attempted to rank BCS-e
Where does '15 Alabama rank among BCS, CFP national champions?
CBS Sports / Posted 16 days ago
For many years, while working at The Birmingham News, I attempted to rank BCS-era national champions as Alabama and Auburn kept accumulating titles. It's a subjective assignment with no right or wrong answers. The only intended purpose is to do what... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Dont'a Hightower the key to stopping Denver's ground game Posted Jan. 22, 2016 at 10:40 AM Posted Jan. 22, 2016 at 10:40 AM FOXBORO —
Dont'a Hightower the key to stopping Denver's ground game
The Providence Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Posted Jan. 22, 2016 at 10:40 AM Posted Jan. 22, 2016 at 10:40 AM FOXBORO — You can pinpoint the moment the first meeting between the Patriots and Broncos pivoted.It was a tight-end screen... Read more
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SportingNews
Jamie Collins' injury status pivotal for Patriots against BroncosNew England verged on routing Kansas City last week before injuries cost snaps
Jamie Collins' injury status pivotal for Patriots against Broncos
SportingNews / Posted 16 days ago
New England verged on routing Kansas City last week before injuries cost snaps to linebackers Jamie Collins (back) and Dont'a Hightower (knee) along with defensive end Chandler Jones (knee), as the Chiefs crawled back from a 21-6 deficit to lose by a... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
32 players on Denver Broncos - New England Patriots injury report for AFC ChampionshipThirty-two players were listed on the Broncos-Patriots injury report this week.
32 players on Denver Broncos - New England Patriots injury report for AFC Championship
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
Thirty-two players were listed on the Broncos-Patriots injury report this week. The Broncos listed 11 players as injured, but said every one of them fully participated both Wednesday and Thursday. "Injury wise, everybody practiced once again, so... Read more
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NFL.com
NFL Championship Sunday game picks: Pats, Panthers advanceWhich is the better game this weekend? Love championship weekend, but this yea
NFL Championship Sunday game picks: Pats, Panthers advance
NFL.com / Posted 17 days ago
Which is the better game this weekend? Love championship weekend, but this year is special. The NFC Championship Game features what are inarguably the two best teams in the conference. And while you could argue the Steelers (when healthy) belong... Read more
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Boston Herald
Patrick Chung (foot) added to injury report, Matthew Slater limited in returnThe Patriots made two changes to today's injury report. Special teams captain M
Patrick Chung (foot) added to injury report, Matthew Slater limited in return
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
The Patriots made two changes to today's injury report. Special teams captain Matthew Slater returned to practice on a limited basis, and safety Patrick Chung (foot) was added to the injury report. Chung's foot had been listed from Weeks 12-17 but... Read more
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NFL.com
Patriots know they need to stop Broncos rush attackIn the Week 12 matchup between the two squads, Denver backs compiled 179 rushin
Patriots know they need to stop Broncos rush attack
NFL.com / Posted 17 days ago
In the Week 12 matchup between the two squads, Denver backs compiled 179 rushing yards. C.J. Anderson in particular dominated with quick cuts on the slick, snowy field, going for 113 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries, including the 48-yard... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Peyton Manning no longer the focus of Broncos offenseTucked away in an equipment room with hot dogs for nourishment and DeMarcus War
Peyton Manning no longer the focus of Broncos offense
Lowell Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Tucked away in an equipment room with hot dogs for nourishment and DeMarcus Ware seated next to him for entertainment — that's how Peyton Manning watched the Broncos Nov. 29 game against New England. Four days earlier, a second opinion on his left... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Peyton Manning no longer the focus of Broncos offenseTucked away in an equipment room with hot dogs for nourishment and DeMarcus War
Peyton Manning no longer the focus of Broncos offense
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 18 days ago
Tucked away in an equipment room with hot dogs for nourishment and DeMarcus Ware seated next to him for entertainment — that's how Peyton Manning watched the Broncos Nov. 29 game against New England. Four days earlier, a second opinion on his left... Read more
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Denver Post
Peyton Manning no longer the focus of Broncos offenseTucked away in an equipment room with hot dogs for nourishment and DeMarcus War
Peyton Manning no longer the focus of Broncos offense
Denver Post / Posted 18 days ago
Tucked away in an equipment room with hot dogs for nourishment and DeMarcus Ware seated next to him for entertainment — that's how Peyton Manning watched the Broncos Nov. 29 game against New England. Four days earlier, a second opinion on his left... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chandler Jones' knee avoids injury report, Matthew Slater missed walkthroughFOXBORO — Chandler Jones' right knee has not been listed on the Patriots' first
Chandler Jones' knee avoids injury report, Matthew Slater missed walkthrough
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
FOXBORO — Chandler Jones' right knee has not been listed on the Patriots' first injury report of the week, which suggests he's good to go for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Broncos. Jones injured the knee Saturday against the Chiefs in... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Patriots linebacker played with gashed leg after pulling woman from burning carPatriots linebacker pulled woman from burning car; played with gashed leg Post
Patriots linebacker played with gashed leg after pulling woman from burning car
The Providence Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Patriots linebacker pulled woman from burning car; played with gashed leg Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 12:33 PM Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 12:33 PM FOXBORO -- Perhaps he could have tried to find a brick, as his teammates suggested later, and saved himself... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Patriots linebacker played with gashed leg after pulling woman from burning carFOXBORO — Perhaps he could have tried to find a brick, as his teammates suggest
Patriots linebacker played with gashed leg after pulling woman from burning car
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
FOXBORO — Perhaps he could have tried to find a brick, as his teammates suggested later, and saved himself the 22 stitches. He just didn’t think he had the time. Darius Fleming kicked through the window of a car that was filling with smoke after an... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title gameThe New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
KY3 Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos. Mayo suffered a shoulder injury in last Saturday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title gameThe New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos. Mayo suffered a shoulder injury in last Saturday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the... Read more
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News 8000
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title gameThe New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos. Mayo suffered a shoulder injury in last Saturday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title gameThe New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos. Mayo suffered a shoulder injury in last Saturday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game | Sports - Home Linebacker suffered shoulder injury against Chiefs The New
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 days ago
| Sports - Home Linebacker suffered shoulder injury against Chiefs The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title gameThe New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos. Mayo suffered a shoulder injury in last Saturday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title gameThe New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos. Mayo suffered a shoulder injury in last Saturday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title gameThe New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 18 days ago
The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos. Mayo suffered a shoulder injury in last Saturday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title gameThe New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for
No Mayo for Patriots in AFC title game
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
The New England Patriots will be without linebacker Jerod Mayo this weekend for the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos. Mayo suffered a shoulder injury in last Saturday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round of the... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Patriots linebacker played with gashed leg after pulling woman from burning car Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 12:33 PM Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 12:33 PM FOXBORO -
Patriots linebacker played with gashed leg after pulling woman from burning car
The Providence Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 12:33 PM Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 12:33 PM FOXBORO -- Perhaps he could have tried to find a brick, as his teammates suggested later, and saved... Read more
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Boston Herald
Jamie Collins, Chandler Jones, Dont'a Hightower all present for Patriots' walkthroughFOXBORO — The Patriots' group of injured stars were all present for today's wal
Jamie Collins, Chandler Jones, Dont'a Hightower all present for Patriots' walkthrough
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
FOXBORO — The Patriots' group of injured stars were all present for today's walkthrough to start their week of preparation for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Broncos in Denver. Linebackers Jamie Collins (back) and Dont'a Hightower... Read more
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CBS Sports
Patriots place Jerod Mayo on IR; Belichick mum on Collins, JonesWith the return of Julian Edelman and Sebastian Vollmer for last Saturday's pla
Patriots place Jerod Mayo on IR; Belichick mum on Collins, Jones
CBS Sports / Posted 19 days ago
With the return of Julian Edelman and Sebastian Vollmer for last Saturday's playoff matchup against the Chiefs, the Patriots offense was as healthy as it had been in some time. But the defense will be without one if its leaders for the rest of New... Read more
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ESPN
Pats place LB Mayo (shoulder) on injured reserveThe 29-year old suffered the injury in the third quarter of the game. Mayo, a
Pats place LB Mayo (shoulder) on injured reserve
ESPN / Posted 19 days ago
The 29-year old suffered the injury in the third quarter of the game. Mayo, a longtime team captain, has been a part-time starter for the Patriots this season as part of a linebacker group that also includes Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins. In 16... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Broncos have sometimes had answers for Brady, but not with his full complement of weapons Posted Jan. 19, 2016 at 1:05 PM Posted Jan. 19, 2016 at 1:05 PM The past co
Broncos have sometimes had answers for Brady, but not with his full complement of weapons
The Providence Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Posted Jan. 19, 2016 at 1:05 PM Posted Jan. 19, 2016 at 1:05 PM The past couple trips out to the Rocky Mountains have resulted in disappointing return... Read more
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The Daily Review
Panthers' Allen breaks footCarolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera says defensive end Jared Allen has a broken
Panthers' Allen breaks foot
The Daily Review / Posted 20 days ago
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera says defensive end Jared Allen has a broken bone in his foot and is doubtful for Sunday's NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals. Rivera didn't specify which of Allen's feet was injured. Allen... Read more
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Hartford Courant
NFL's Final Four Offer Interesting QB StorylinesOne game provides an NFL first: Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks squaring of
NFL's Final Four Offer Interesting QB Storylines
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 days ago
One game provides an NFL first: Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks squaring off in a playoff game. The other game provides one of the great storylines in NFL history: Brady vs. Manning, Episode 17. The NFL is down to its Final Four and we can't... Read more
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