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Pats pick up Mitch Petrus

Pats pick up Mitch Petrus Updated Nov 13, 2012
In what could be a strong to quite strong hint that guard Logan Mankins will miss some time with an ankle injury suffered on Sunday against the Bills, the Patriots have signed free-agent guard Mitch Petrus. The team announced the move on Tuesday. Petrus…
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  • Bills WR Johnson questions play call from loss

    Bills WR Johnson questions play call from loss Nov 13, 2012
    Two days later, receiver Stevie Johnson still can't get over how the Buffalo Bills botched their final play in a loss to the New England Patriots last weekend.
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  • Free AFC East therapy today

    Free AFC East therapy today Nov 13, 2012
    Let’s be honest: The AFC East is a baaaaaad division this season. But let’s chat about it. We can discuss all things related to the Miami Dolphins (4-5), Buffalo Bills (3-6), New York Jets (3-6) and New England Patriots (6-3). If you merely want to ve
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  • Bills still talking about Brandon Spikes

    Bills still talking about Brandon Spikes Nov 13, 2012
    Tashard Choice isn't the only Buffalo Bills player who doesn't like the New England Patriots' Brandon Spikes. Buffalo No. 1 receiver Steve Johnson and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick also are laying the verbal smackdown on the hard-hitting linebacker. Spik…
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  • Brady Quinn cleared, ready to play Sunday

    Brady Quinn cleared, ready to play Sunday Nov 13, 2012
    After missing two games with a concussion, Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn has been cleared to return to the field on Sunday against the Bengals. Although he had already been ruled out of Monday night’s game against the Steelers, Quinn made the road trip
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners Nov 13, 2012
    The Bills think WR Donald Jones is growing into a bigger role. Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman says this week’s game against the Bills will test his team’s character. Said Patriots DT Vince Wilfork, “We can always get better and do thing
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