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Justin Smith, Marcus Trufant headline 49ers, Seahawks inactive lists Updated Dec 23, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers will be without All-Pro defensive tackle Justin Smith for Sunday night's big NFC West showdown with the Seattle Seahawks. Smith injured his left elbow in the third quarter of last Sunday night's 41-34 win over the New England Pat…
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  • Recap: Sleeping Patriots Wake Up Long Enough for the 23-16 Win

    The New England Patriots start the game off like a bunch of sleepy giants. They only woke up with one eye open long enough to get the win. 1st Quarter: Chad Henne and the Jacksonville Jaguars offense drove down the field on their opening drive and score
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  • "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup Dec 23, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from London Fletcher losing his lunch to sad Tom Brady. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Brady overcomes slow start as Patriots hold on Dec 23, 2012
    Tom Brady overcame a rough start by throwing two touchdown passes, and the playoff-bound New England Patriots held on to beat the woeful Jacksonville Jaguars 23-16 Sunday.
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  • Danny Woodhead is catching touchdown passes and juggling (VIDEO) Dec 23, 2012
    Danny Woodhead has carved a niche for himself as a versatile offensive weapon for the New England Patriots. During the Patriots' 23-16 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Woodhead showed his value as he caught a 14-yard touchdown that tied the game going…
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  • Three Reggie Bush touchdowns carry Dolphins to victory Dec 23, 2012
    The Dolphins aren’t going to the playoffs, but they can still avoid a losing season after beating the Bills 24-10 in Miami on Sunday. If they can find a way to beat the Patriots next weekend, Miami will finish with an 8-8 season in their first year with
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  • Celtics lose Wilcox for month with thumb sprain Dec 23, 2012
    Boston Celtics forward/center Chris Wilcox will miss nearly a month with an ulnar collateral sprain in his right thumb, according to coach Doc Rivers.
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  • Half time Update for the Patriots-Jaguars Dec 23, 2012
    The game started out very slowly for the Patriots on both sides of the ball. The defense allowed Jaksonville’s offense to go up the field and score on a Chad Henne TD pass to WR Justin Blackmon. The defense tighten up just a bit for the remainder of th
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  • Preview: Jacksonville vs New England Dec 23, 2012
    The Patriots traveled to Jacksonville today to play the struggling Jaguars. There isn’t much to prove in today’s game for New England especially for the Patriots offense. The Patriots offense had an amazing comeback bid fall short thanks to special te
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  • Rob Gronkowski, Brandon Spikes headline early game NFL inactive lists Dec 23, 2012
    As expected, the New England Patriots will be without tight end Rob Gronkowski on Sunday. Also inactive for the Patriots is linebacker Brandon Spikes, who is second on the team with 92 tackles and is tied for the team lead with five forced fumbles this …
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  • Sunday morning one-liners Dec 23, 2012
    Will trying to save coach Chan Gailey’s job result in a motivated effort by the Bills? Dolphins C Mike Pouncey is okay with being less recognized than his brother. There’s a close bond between Patriots WR Brandon Lloyd and Jaguars wide receivers coach
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  • Video - Breaking Down The Patriots' Win 01:35

    Breaking Down The Patriots' Win

    Dec 23
    Mike Reiss analyzes and reacts to the Patriots' 23-16 win over the Jaguars.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Patriots-Jaguars Recap 02:03

    Sunday Blitz: Patriots-Jaguars Recap

    Dec 23
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Patriots' 23-16 win over the Jaguars.
  • Video - Patriots Hold Off The Jaguars 00:32

    Patriots Hold Off The Jaguars

    Dec 23
    Tom Brady had two touchdown passes and two interceptions in the Patriots' 23-16 win over the Jaguars.
  • Video - Patriots postgame press conference 02:24

    Patriots postgame press conference

    Dec 23
    Patriots react following game with Jaguars