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Source: Gronkowski won't play vs. Jaguars

Source: Gronkowski won't play vs. Jaguars

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 21, 2012
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski won't play Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars as he continues to recover from a broken forearm, a team source confirmed to ESPN.com on Friday.
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  • Jones-Drew ruled out for 9th straight game

    Jones-Drew ruled out for 9th straight game

    The Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday ruled out running back Maurice Jones-Drew for Week 16 against the Patriots because of a foot injury.
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  • 49ers' Goldson fined $21K for hit vs. Patriots

    49ers' Goldson fined $21K for hit vs. Patriots

    ESPN.com Dec 21, 2012
    San Francisco 49ers safety Dashon Goldson says the NFL's notified him of a $21,000 fine for an illegal hit Sunday night against New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 21, 2012
    Shawne Merriman is still trying to recapture his game with the Bills. Back injuries are all the rage for Dolphins receivers this week. One of the best days of Patriots WR Deion Branch’s career came in Jacksonville. Greg McElroy nudged Tim Tebow aside lo
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  • This Weekend You Can Meet The New England Patriots Cheerleaders

    This Weekend You Can Meet The New England Patriots Cheerleaders

    patriotsgab.com Dec 21, 2012
    This weekend the Patriots cheerleaders will be at the following locations to sell their 2013 calendars and sign autographs for the calendars. The Patriots cheerleaders will be at the following locations: Friday, December 21st 9am-3pm — The Mall at Whitn
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  • Tebow to the Patriots next season?

    Tebow to the Patriots next season?

    patriotsgab.com Dec 21, 2012
    Tim Tebow will seek a release or trade from the New York Jets after the season ends. I can’t envision why the Jets would keep him after this past season of misusing Tebow in every way, they at least owe him that much. Most likely they will release Tebow
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  • Video - 'Playbook': New England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 03:16

    'Playbook': New England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

    Dec 21
    Can the Jacksonville Jaguars slow down the New England Patriots? The "Playbook" gang expains why wide receiver Brandon Lloyd and tight end Aaron Hernandez will be tough to stop.
  • Video - Dashon Goldson Fined $21,000 02:29

    Dashon Goldson Fined $21,000

    Dec 21
    NFC West blogger Mike Sando discusses the fine levied against San Francisco 49ers safety Dashon Goldson for an illegal hit against Aaron Hernandez.
  • Video - New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd: 'We need to execute' 06:12

    New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd: 'We need to execute'

    Dec 21
    New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd joins "NFL AM" to discuss last week's showdown with the San Francisco 49ers and the key to a Patriots' return to the Super Bowl.