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Manning will wear glove vs. BAL; high of 20 degrees

Manning will wear glove vs. BAL; high of 20 degrees

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- There's a new "Gloved One" - in Denver, at least.
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  • Blogger Blitz: Keep eyes on Aqib Talib

    Blogger Blitz: Keep eyes on Aqib Talib

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    AFC East blogger James Walker thinks Aqib Talib needs to be a key playmaker for the Patriots to shut down the Texans.
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  • Circle The Wagons?: The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can…

    Circle The Wagons?: The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can turn …

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can turn the Bills into a viable threat in the AFC East. Look at his pedigree, though, and you'll see encouraging signs, Peter King writes.
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  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn arou…

    Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; mail

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
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  • Patriots-Texans II: Three sleepers

    Patriots-Texans II: Three sleepers

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    It is playoff time for the reigning AFC champion New England Patriots. Each year, the great teams get surprise contributors to advance and make a deep playoff run. Will the Patriots be one of those teams this year? Here are some low-key, under-the-radar…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013
    Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News thinks the Bills got themselves a strong presence in coach Doug Marrone. Dolphins WR Davone Bess has some of the best fundamentals in the game. The Patriots have done well against defenses coordinated by Wade Phillips in…
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Can Schaub Handle The Road? 00:56

    Blogger Blitz: Can Schaub Handle The Road?

    Jan 8
    AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky talks about the Texans' chances of beating the Patriots in New England
  • Video - Boston Globe Writer Calls Out Texans 06:41

    Boston Globe Writer Calls Out Texans

    Jan 8
    Eric Mangini, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss how the Texans will react to being called fraudulent by Boston Globe writer Dan Shaughnessy.

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  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • NFL playoffs 2013 - Peyton Manning's next move

    Jan 8
    Peyton Manning has had one of the finest seasons of his Hall of Fame career, but he needs to find the right reason to keep playing.
  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish TE Tyler Eifert will forgo senior season for NFL…

    Jan 8
    Notre Dame junior tight end Tyler Eifert said Monday night after the Irish's 42-14 loss to Alabama that he would enter April's NFL draft.