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Seven Patriots voted into the Pro Bowlpatriotsgab.com Updated Dec 29, 2012New England Patriots have seven of their players voted into the Pro Bowl and deservedly so. The seven voted in were: 1. QB. Tom Brady. 2. NT. Vince Wilfork. 3. WR. Wes Welker. 4. TE. Rob Gronkowski. 5. LB. Jerod Mayo. 6. OL. Logan Mankins. 7. Special Te…Upvote Share Tweet
Pats activate Jermaine Cunningham, waive Ron BraceThe Patriots added some depth to several thin areas with a series of roster moves. According to Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com, the Pats activated defensive end Jermaine Cunningham Saturday, after he served a four-game suspension for violating the league…Upvote Share Tweet
33 Bowl Games Ranked As If They Were Dishesdeadspin.com Updated Dec 29, 2012The custom of calling post-season collegiate contests "bowl" games stems from the granddaddy of them all, the Rose Bowl, so-called for the eponymous bowl-shaped stadium. But our first association with the word "bowl" of course is as …Upvote Share Tweet
NY Giants coach Tom Coughlin responsible for team's second-half collapsenydailynews.com Updated Dec 29, 2012Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning were the best coach-quarterback combination in the NFL coming into the 2012 season. They had won two Super Bowls together the previous five years, twice beating Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, who have been the gold standard o…Upvote Share TweetTom Curran of Comcast SportsNet New England reports that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is expected to return from his fractured left forearm in Week Seventeen against the Dolphins. Per Curran, Gronkowski will be “suited up” and available for “atUpvote Share Tweet
Four immediate offseason storylinesESPN.com Updated Dec 29, 2012There is still one game left to play in the regular season. But as soon as the games end Sunday, the offseason begins and things could move fast and furious for the Buffalo Bills (5-10), Miami Dolphins (7-8) and New York Jets (6-9). While the New Englan…Upvote Share TweetPatriots TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm) has increased his practice reps to a normal level. Dolphins LB Karlos Dansby has never made it to the Pro Bowl, and he says he doesn’t care; “I’m about breaking records and reaching milestones. I’m about beingUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 29, 2012The Cleveland Indians sold their regional TV sports network and telecast rights for Indians baseball games to Fox Sports Media Group, in a deal announced Friday.Upvote Share Tweet