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Live blog: Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's Monday news conference

Live blog: Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's Monday news conference

Follow along as we post live updates beginning Monday at 12 p.m. from Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's news conference after the team's 23-16 loss to the Patriots.
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  • Not a Brady-like game for Patriots' quarterback

    Not a Brady-like game for Patriots' quarterback

    jacksonville.com Dec 23, 2012
    The New England Patriots didn’t play like a division champion on Sunday against the Jaguars. They didn’t sound like one either, after last week’s loss to San Francisco and the sloppy 23-16 victory over the Jaguars at EverBank Field. “Two weeks in
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  • Gene Frenette: Jaguars snatch another defeat from victory

    Gene Frenette: Jaguars snatch another defeat from victory

    jacksonville.com Dec 23, 2012
    Even if it had a GPS or police escort to aid them, the 2012 Jaguars would be hard-pressed to find any semblance of good fortune. Losing teams somehow latch on to bad karma, especially in moments when there's a chance to uplift a downtrodden franchise. W…
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  • MMQB: Readers react to home finale loss

    MMQB: Readers react to home finale loss

    jacksonville.com Dec 23, 2012
    Reaction from readers after the Jaguars’ 23-16 home loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday: The Jaguars showed up and gave the Patriots a game. Too bad it’s Week 16. Maybe if they showed up earlier in the season they would have more than two wins.
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  • Jaguars Notebook: LB Daryl Smith rusty after first appearance t…

    Jaguars Notebook: LB Daryl Smith rusty after first appearance this season

    jacksonville.com Dec 23, 2012
    As his teammates were trudging through the tunnel off EverBank Field Sunday after a 23-16 loss to the New England Patriots and taking a right turn toward the locker room, Jaguars linebacker Daryl Smith veered left to the training room. Or more like the …
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  • Report Card: Effort good, but not good enough for Jaguars

    Report Card: Effort good, but not good enough for Jaguars

    jacksonville.com Dec 23, 2012
    Sports columnist Gene Frenette grades the Jaguars' performance after a 23-16 loss to New England. RUSHING OFFENSE
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  • Jaguars not talking about Tim Tebow rumors

    Jaguars not talking about Tim Tebow rumors

    jacksonville.com ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Jaguars were mum Sunday about an ESPN report saying it was a “virtual certainty” the team would acquire Jets quarterback Tim Tebow this upcoming off-season. “I can’t comment on players that are under contract with other teams,” general manag
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  • "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your S…

    "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com 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

    Brady overcomes slow start as Patriots hold on

    ESPN.com 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…

    Danny Woodhead is catching touchdown passes and juggling (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com 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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  • The Raiders Cost Oakland 200 Police Officers In A Startlingly D…

    The Raiders Cost Oakland 200 Police Officers In A Startlingly Direct Way

    deadspin.com Dec 23, 2012
    We looked at the steady increase in taxpayer-funded stadium construction recently, and Sports on Earth wrote about what they term "sports welfare"-this week, Bloomberg explained a combination of those phenomena, and a notably clear example of the way sp
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 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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  • Patriots-Jaguars predictions

    Patriots-Jaguars predictions

    jacksonville.com Dec 23, 2012
    Five game-day predictions for Patriots-Jaguars: 1. First New England scoring drive: 6 plays. The Jaguars have no opening-drive touchdowns this year. The Patriots have outscored opponents 103-57 in the first quarter. They’ll come out determined to get an
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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 - Jaguars postgame press conference 03:47

    Jaguars postgame press conference

    Dec 23
    Jaguars react following game with Patriots

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    Dec 23
    The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
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    Dec 23
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  • Don Banks: After 45 seasons, Bengals finally find some history in repeatin…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
  • Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple Houston Tex…

    Dec 23
    Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans