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Patriots vs. Raiders Injury Report: Shane Vereen Questionable, Julian Edelman Probable For Sunday

boston.com Updated 5 hours ago
Julian Edelman's back injury must not be too serious, because he is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders.
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  • How Do The Patriots Wide Receivers Feel About The Distribution …

    How Do The Patriots Wide Receivers Feel About The Distribution Of Passes?

    boston.com 2 hours ago
    Everyone at Gillette Stadium knows that the Patriots offense must do a better job of spreading the ball to all the weapons in the passing game. Now, it's time for the Patriots to do something about it.
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  • NFL's Roger Goodell: 'We Will Get Our House In Order' In Handli…

    NFL's Roger Goodell: 'We Will Get Our House In Order' In Handling of Domestic Violence Issues

    boston.com 6 hours ago
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell finally spoke publicly about the league's recent domestic violence issues Friday afternoon in New York.
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  • Heading Cross Country Hard for West Coast Teams

    Heading Cross Country Hard for West Coast Teams

    nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    The Oakland Raiders have to deal with more than just Tom Brady and Darrelle Revis at New England on Sunday. They'll also be fighting mental fogginess and the physical effects of jetlag.
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  • Flashback Friday: It’s Still Tough to Look Back at ‘Roughing th…

    Flashback Friday: It’s Still Tough to Look Back at ‘Roughing the Passer’

    boston.com 9 hours ago
    Now that Tom Brady has shown us his throwback resume, let’s flashback Friday to the Patriots-Raiders AFC divisional playoff game that took place on Dec. 18, 1976.
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  • W2W4: Patriots' key areas vs. Raiders

    W2W4: Patriots' key areas vs. Raiders

    After two straight road games, the New England Patriots host the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at Gillette Stadium (1 p.m. ET) in their home opener. The game will be broadcast on CBS with Greg Gumbel (play-by-play), Trent Green (analysis) and Evan Washburn …
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  • Bill Belichick’s come a long way from the ice pick days

    Bill Belichick’s come a long way from the ice pick days

    profootballtalk.com 9 hours ago
    When Patriots coach Bill Belichick got his start in coaching, he learned a system of coding plays which involved index cards, hole punches and ice picks. So naturally, the idea he can look to a tablet computer on the sidelines on have immediate access t…
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  • Full house at Patriots practice

    Full house at Patriots practice

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Patriots had perfect attendance for the second day in a row on both the 53-man active roster and the 10-man practice squad. Even though all players were present for the open-media stretching portion of practice, the Patriots sti…
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  • Belichick: Fleming is catching on quickly

    Belichick: Fleming is catching on quickly

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Rookie offensive tackle Cameron Fleming had a later start than most to the Patriots’ offseason training regimen -- as he was finishing up school. But, coach Bill Belichick has been impressed with Fleming’s ability to catch up to the…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    The Bills will be trying to stop a Chargers offense coordinated by one of their playoff heroes. The Dolphins are looking for more from their special teams. WR Danny Amendola hasn’t seen too many passes in the first two Patriots games. Coach Rex Ryan say…
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  • Eli Manning, Victor Cruz address NFL's current struggles

    Eli Manning, Victor Cruz address NFL's current struggles

    yahoo.com Sep 18 (yesterday)
    The NFL's ongoing struggles have put every single player in the spotlight, each one a de facto representative of the league and its policies. Some, like Tom Brady, have shrugged their shoulders and declined to speak about anything other than X's and O's…
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  • Jerod Mayo Returns to Patriots Practice On Thursday

    Jerod Mayo Returns to Patriots Practice On Thursday

    boston.com Sep 18 (yesterday)
    Veteran linebacker Jerod Mayo missed Wednesday's practice with the birth of his child, and made his return to the practice field on Thursday.
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  • Tom Brady Shares His Old Resumé

    Tom Brady Shares His Old Resumé

    deadspin.com Sep 18 (yesterday)
    Now he's one of the most recognizable men in the world. But back in 2000, Tom Brady was a kid fresh out of state school with no concrete plans, but a wealth of crappy summer-job experience. We've all been there, Tom.Read more...
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  • #TBT: Would You Hire Thomas E. Brady Jr.?

    #TBT: Would You Hire Thomas E. Brady Jr.?

    boston.com Sep 18 (yesterday)
    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took a unique approach to Throwback Thursday today.
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  • If Tom Brady gets cut anytime soon, his résumé still looks pret…

    If Tom Brady gets cut anytime soon, his résumé still looks pretty strong

    yahoo.com Sep 18 (yesterday)
    Tom Brady has one of the greatest quarterbacking résumés of all time: three Super Bowl titles, nearly 50,000 passing yards, a 361-134 TD-INT ratio, a 149-44 regular-season record, and plenty more. As it turns out, Brady had a pretty decent résumé before…
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  • Manning on Manning: ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The challenge of intervi…

    Manning on Manning: ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The challenge of interviewin…

    CNNSI.com Sep 18 (yesterday)
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The challenge of interviewing Peyton Manning is coming up with something new to ask. He might be the most interviewed athlete of this generation. Over the past few years, I’ve struggled to find something—anything—that he hasn’t talked…
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  • Video - Inside Edge: Raiders-Patriots 00:35

    Inside Edge: Raiders-Patriots

    Sep 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Oakland at New England.
  • Video - Tom Brady's College Resume 00:49

    Tom Brady's College Resume

    Sep 18
    "SportsCenter" compares the college resume of then-Michigan QB Tom Brady to that of future Hall of Fame QB and three-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.
  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T: Week Of Improvement 05:00

    Reiss' P.A.T: Week Of Improvement

    Sep 17
    ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss previews New England's Sunday matchup against the Oakland Raiders and sits down with Dan Connolly in this week's edition of Mike Reiss' P.A.T.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Raiders-Patriots 00:40

    NFL Live Prediction: Raiders-Patriots

    Sep 17
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Oakland at New England.

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