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Colts coach Chuck Pagano surprised his team earlier this month. He surprised them again on Friday. Via the Associated Press, Pagano showed up at practice, two days before the Colts face the Patriots in a battle of 6-3 teams. “It was a beautiful momentShare Tweet
Check Out the New Book: Tom Brady vs. the NFL: The Case for Football’s Greatest Quarterbackpatriotsgab.com Nov 16, 2012Tom Brady vs. the NFL: The Case for Football’s Greatest Quarterback Fact: Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback in NFL history. And in Tom Brady vs. the NFL author Sean Glennon sets out to prove it. More than just a biography, this unique book establishShare TweetBills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick called Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes “a punk” for a shot he took during Sunday’s game. Now the league office has confirmed that it views Spikes’ hit as a cheap shot. Spikes was fined $25,000 for a roughing tShare TweetCNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 16, 2012It probably isn't a smart assertion to ask you to pay attention, quickly, to the Milwaukee Bucks' division-leading start. It's true that the team has made its hay with a series of wins against lottery types in the East, plus two impressive wins over the…Share TweetAmidst the Celtics’ early season struggles, an unexpected bright spot is emerging from the end of the bench. Former Sixth Man of the Year Leandro Barbosa has made his presence felt despite a plethora of depth at the guard spot in Boston this season. WhiShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012When writing about tight end Aaron Hernandez practicing for the Patriots on Thursday, we included a reminder that Hernandez’s practice status wasn’t a great predictor of his ability to play in that week’s game. It looks like this week will provide mShare TweetCNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012The Colts head into their Week 11 showdown against the Pats with a surprising 6-3 record. Peter King explains why the young Colts are ready for Tom Brady and Co. in his Game Plan.Share Tweet
Final Word: AFC EastESPN.com Nov 16, 2012Here are five nuggets of knowledge about Week 11: Hot playoff contenders: Sunday’s matchup between the New England Patriots (6-3) and Indianapolis Colts (6-3) could be a playoff preview. If the season ended today, both teams would be in. The Patriots woShare Tweetnytimes.com Nov 16, 2012Indianapolis will be able to score against New England, but will the Colts be able to stop Tom Brady?Share Tweet
Nantz looks forward to calling Brady-Luck showdownboston.com Nov 16, 2012CBS’s top broadcast team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call Sunday’s Patriots-Colts game, which has been flexed to 4:25.Share Tweet
Colts-Patriots Rivalry Renewed?Nov 16Around The Horn debates if the rivalry between the Colts and Patriots has been renewed with the addition of Andrew Luck.
'Playbook': Indianapolis Colts vs. New England PatriotsNov 16The "Playbook" gang debates whether Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck will be able to create big plays against the Patriots and explains why the Patriots rushing attack has been so successful.
Expectations For LuckNov 16Herm Edwards discusses what to expect from Andrew Luck on Sunday against the Patriots.