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Saturday morning one-liners

Saturday morning one-liners Updated Jan 12, 2013
The Jets have fallen far in the two years since beating the Patriots in the playoffs. Pats rookie DE Chandler Jones says he has noticed a “sense of urgency” now that the playoffs have arrived. The realities of the running back market will limit Reggie
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  • Patriots now have home-field advantage

    Patriots now have home-field advantage Jan 12, 2013
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots received some good fortune Saturday during the divisional round of the playoffs. The top-seeded Denver Broncos were upset by the fifth-seeded Baltimore Ravens in overtime, 38-35, in the AFC playoffs. That me…
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  • Traveling to Foxborough

    Traveling to Foxborough Jan 12, 2013
    The AFC East blog is leaving its sunny Miami headquarters for a cold, but exciting trip to Foxborough, Mass. I will be covering the divisional-round matchup Sunday between the Houston Texans (13-4) and New England Patriots (12-4). The other half of the …
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  • Will drops be a playoff issue for Patriots?

    Will drops be a playoff issue for Patriots? Jan 12, 2013
    The New England Patriots have very few weaknesses on offense. But one of the glaring issues all season has been drops. According to ESPN Stats and Information, New England was tied for fourth in the NFL with 37 drops this season. The Patriots and Green …
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  • Aerosmith’s Legendary Child- Patriots Anthem

    Aerosmith’s Legendary Child- Patriots Anthem Jan 12, 2013
    Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler is a huge New England Patriot’s fan. The Boston bred band Aerosmith latest album is called ” Music From Another Dimension” if your interested in supporting the Patriots fan’s music. Aerosmith song ” Legendary
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  • One dedicated New England Patriots fan

    One dedicated New England Patriots fan Jan 12, 2013
    Charles Underhill is a devoted Patriots fan and always has been, he is no “band wagon fan”. He was at the game where the fans fled the stadium when it burst into flames, when they tore down the goal post and took it out of the stadium, sat through the
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  • Patriots preparing for the Texans by using Vaseline

    Patriots preparing for the Texans by using Vaseline Jan 12, 2013
    The Patriots will be taking on the Texans Sunday in the first divisional playoff round. Bill Belichick has always done his best to prepare his team for everything, and when I say everything, I mean everything. He uses racquetball paddles to prepare Brad…
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Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Kaepernick answers another question with dazzling playoff deb…

    Jan 12
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Perhaps 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is a football savant, because his decision to change starting quarterbacks midway through the season is, for the time being, proving to be as cunning as it was calculated.
  • NFL playoffs -- Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos choked in historic fashion …

    Jan 12
    Peyton Manning and the Broncos victimized themselves with a choke job for the ages against the Baltimore Ravens.