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Celtics' Rondo says winning MVP is 'in the picture'Upvote Share Tweet
Bill O’Brien refuses to say if he’ll consider NFL jobsprofootballtalk.com Nov 17, 2012Bill O’Brien, who quit his job as the Patriots’ offensive coordinator to become the head coach at Penn State this year, is a strong candidate for the national coach of the year award in college football. The Penn State team, which could have fallen apUpvote Share Tweet
Patriots Gab Edition: Matt Elam Potential Draft Prospectpatriotsgab.com Nov 17, 2012Matt Elam is a strong safety who plays for the Florida Gators. He wears number 22 and is a Junior so there is a chance he stays another year at Florida but since he is ranked as the number one ss coming out of college this year there is a good chance he…Upvote Share TweetNewly acquired Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib will make his New England debut Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. The Patriots announced Saturday evening that they have activated the talented but troubled cornerback. New England worked out a trade wi…Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots cut Deion Branch, call up Greg Salasprofootballtalk.com Nov 17, 2012The Patriots have made a move to get younger at wide receiver. New England today released veteran Deion Branch and brought Greg Salas up to the 53-man roster from the practice squad, Tom Curran of CSNNE.com reports. Salas was a 2011 fourth-round draft p…Upvote Share TweetA source said Saturday that Hernandez is "unlikely" to play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.Upvote Share TweetBecause of another down year in the division, it appears the New England Patriots are the only team vying for a playoff spot. So the AFC East blog is getting a head start on the 2013 offseason with an early draft primer. Next up we preview Buffalo’s offUpvote Share Tweet
Sources: Toronto close to naming new managerThe Blue Jays are close to announcing their next manager less than a month after John Farrell left for the same position with the Boston Red Sox, sources said.Upvote Share Tweet
Who has the edge?: Colts vs. PatriotsNov 17Willie McGinest and Shaun O'Hara break down who has the edge in one of this week's marquee matchups as the Indianapolis Colts take on the New England Patriots.
Rondo Lifts CelticsNov 17Rajon Rondo recorded 20 assists and Jason Terry scored 20 points as the Celtics defeated the Raptors 107-89.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck rekindling Colts-Patriots rivalryNov 17The Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots have one of the most heated rivalries in football over the last decade. But, last year was an exception and Peyton Manning missed the game and the 2011 season. Now, with quarterback Andrew Luck at the …
Adande: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue reminds franchise in transition of its …Nov 17With a franchise in flux, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his signature move enliven statue unveiling