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Patriots Plan Post Gronkowski

Patriots Plan Post Gronkowski

The Patriots will be playing the next few weeks or longer without their star tight end Rob Gronkowski. How will this impact the rest of the season? You can’t replace a Rob Gronkowski. You can’t replace his production. It will hurt the Patriots. They w
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  • Patriots throttle Colts in a 59-24 blowout win

    Patriots throttle Colts in a 59-24 blowout win

    patriotsgab.com Nov 19, 2012
    The Patriots have a tendency to win big when they get tired of hearing about the other team and the other team’s QB. Tom Brady came out in this game with a message to be sent. Consider the message sent. Tom Brady now has 21 touchdown passes and only 3 i
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  • Ryan focused on Jets instead of tweaking Pats

    Ryan focused on Jets instead of tweaking Pats

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    Jets coach Rex Ryan is taking an unfamiliar tact ahead of his team's Thanksgiving night game against the Patriots. Humility.
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  • QBR: Brady and Sanchez shine

    QBR: Brady and Sanchez shine

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Nov 19, 2012
    The New England Patriots are rolling with hot weapons and quarterback Tom Brady is having another Pro Bowl season. That run continued in Week 11 as Brady led New England to 59 points in a win over the Indianapolis Colts. Brady finished second in the lea…
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  • Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kinds

    Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kinds

    nytimes.com Nov 19, 2012
    Yipes! Stripes! The Steelers' throwback uniforms were just one reason Sunday's game against the Ravens was tough to watch.
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  • Rajon Rondo stays in a blowout Boston Celtics loss in order to …

    Rajon Rondo stays in a blowout Boston Celtics loss in order to keep his 10-assist game streak alive (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 19, 2012
    It's one of the NBA's open secrets: Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo passes up layups and potential good looks for himself in order to cobble together impressive assist totals. He's fantastic enough of a player to approximate his league-leading 12.3 ass…
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  • Cassel sees what’s coming, Quinn stays positive

    Cassel sees what’s coming, Quinn stays positive

    profootballtalk.com Nov 19, 2012
    Matt Cassel won’t say as much, but he seems to know it’s over. And Brady Quinn doesn’t seem to know where he is. After being benched for the second time this season, this time at halftime of a 28-6 loss to the Bengals, the Chiefs opening day startin
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 19, 2012
    The Bills have gotten stability at cornerback with the addition of Stephon Gilmore. The Dolphins can look to the 2009 Jets for a glimmer of hope this season. CB Aqib Talib called his Patriots debut “sloppy” despite an interception return for a touchdo
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  • Brady, eloquently, on Gronk: “It sucks”

    Brady, eloquently, on Gronk: “It sucks”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 19, 2012
    When Tom Brady left Gillette Stadium last night, he was enjoying a 59-24 win. The reality that he lost one of his most dangerous weapons didn’t kick in for about an hour afterward. “I know he got injured, but I obviously didn’t know the extent,” B
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  • Seven-step drop: Life without 'Gronk'

    Seven-step drop: Life without 'Gronk'

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    The AFC East division was an impressive 3-1 this past week. Here are seven notes an observations in the division: The New England Patriots will be without Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski for several weeks due to a broken forearm, ESPN's Adam Schefter …
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  • Video - Are Patriots Still The Best Team In AFC Without Gronkowski? 09:45

    Are Patriots Still The Best Team In AFC Without Gronkowski?

    Nov 19
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss what Rob Gronkowski's injury means to the New England Patriots.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Insight: Patriots' Defense 02:20

    Countdown Daily Insight: Patriots' Defense

    Nov 19
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen discuss the week 11 knee-jerk reaction that the Patriots' defensive issues have all been solved
  • Video - Time To Step Up 01:02

    Time To Step Up

    Nov 19
    Michele Steele and Antonio Pierce talk about who in the Patriots' organization needs to step up in Rob Gronkowski's absence
  • Video - Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez are interchangeable Marshall Faulk says 02:26

    Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez are interchangeable Marshall Faulk says

    Nov 19
    Marshall Faulk doesn't see Rob Gronkowski's 4-6 week absence as a big problem for the Patriots because of Aaron Hernandez's presence. Watch to see if the "NFL GameDay Final" crew agrees.

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