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AccuScore: 49ers-Patriots preview

AccuScore: 49ers-Patriots preview

ESPN.com Updated Dec 13, 2012
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the San Francisco-New England matchup.
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  • Aldon Smith says Niners can stop Pats

    Aldon Smith says Niners can stop Pats

    profootballtalk.com Dec 13, 2012
    The game of the weekend, assuming the road team shows up (unlike the Texans on Monday night), will be in Foxboro, where the 9-3-1 49ers will face the 10-3 Patriots. Have we mentioned the game is on NBC? San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith believes that…
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  • No practice yet for Gronkowski

    No practice yet for Gronkowski

    profootballtalk.com Dec 13, 2012
    Amid reports that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski may try to practice this week, nearly a month after suffering a broken forearm, he has not practiced yet. Then again, the week still isn’t over. According to Michael Whitmer of the Boston Globe, Gronko
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 13, 2012
    Bills DT Marcell Dareus keeps overcoming personal tragedies, which left him scared to leave the house. Dolphins S Reshad Jones used his day off this week to meet a 101-year-old fan. Patriots QB Tom Brady has become adept at selling play-action fakes. Fo…
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  • Week 15 N.F.L. Game Probabilities: Patriots Are True Outliers

    Week 15 N.F.L. Game Probabilities: Patriots Are True Outliers

    nytimes.com Dec 13, 2012
    The Patriots' passing offense is so effective that it forces opponents to take big risks to keep pace, and this results in interceptions.
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  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:20

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Dec 13
    Cold Hard Facts looks at the top games of the week.
  • Video - Brady Has Been Here All Season 01:34

    Brady Has Been Here All Season

    Dec 13
    Ron Jaworski talks about Tom Brady's impressive performance against the Houston Texans
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: 49ers-Patriots 01:04

    Countdown Daily Prediction: 49ers-Patriots

    Dec 13
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for San Francisco at New England
  • Video - Reiss One On One: Deion Branch 03:14

    Reiss One On One: Deion Branch

    Dec 13
    Mike Reiss talks with Deion Branch about his return to the Patriots, facing the 49ers and why his locker was never cleared out

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    Dec 13
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    Dec 13
    Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.