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Quinn gets clearance to play on Sunday

Quinn gets clearance to play on Sunday

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 15, 2012
Earlier this week, Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn said he’d been cleared to play after suffering a concussion against the Raiders last month.  The next day, Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said otherwise. Now, the player and the team apparently are on the s
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  • Patriots Gab Edition:Tim Tebow

    Patriots Gab Edition:Tim Tebow

    patriotsgab.com Nov 15, 2012
    The New England Patriots arch nemesis the New York Jets are quite the story this week for all the wrong reasons. They have a losing season. The playoffs are very far off for a team that can’t score points unless they get turnovers. The defense is strugg
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  • Bill Belichick told Aqib Talib to take it one day at a time

    Bill Belichick told Aqib Talib to take it one day at a time

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    Cornerback Aqib Talib met the media on Thursday for the first time since the Patriots traded a fourth-round pick to the Buccaneers to acquire him just before the trade deadline. Talib said all the expected things about being excited to join the team and…
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  • Another chance for big plays?

    Another chance for big plays?

    buffalobills.com Nov 15, 2012
    Last week the Bills faced a New England defense that had given up more 20-plus yard pass play than any other team in the league. Buffalo had five pass plays of 20 yards or more against the Patriots in last week’s 37-31 loss. Miami’s defense isn’t mu
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network welcomes Dwight Freeney

    PFT on NBC Sports Network welcomes Dwight Freeney

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Colts and Patriots seem to play every year, but this will be the first time they’ve clashed since Andrew Luck hit the scene. Erik Kuselias will ask Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney about that change when Freeney stops by Pro Football Talk on NBC S
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  • Aaron Hernandez in, Wes Welker out for second straight practice

    Aaron Hernandez in, Wes Welker out for second straight practice

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    For many teams, the reports about player participation in practice serve as a pretty good guideline about their chances of playing on Sunday. The Patriots are not one of those teams. Tight end Aaron Hernandez has been a perfect example of that this seas…
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  • Can Patriots' secondary stop Andrew Luck?

    Can Patriots' secondary stop Andrew Luck?

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    I remember sitting in Lucas Oil Stadium two weeks ago watching Indianapolis Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck carve up the Miami Dolphins for 433 yards. Andrew Luck #12 QBIndianapolis Colts 2012 STATS Att362 Comp208 Yds2631 TD10 Int9 Rat79.1 Luck was…
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  • Jim Trotter: To receive or to defer? That's the question

    Jim Trotter: To receive or to defer? That's the question

    CNNSI.com Nov 15, 2012
    The biggest comeback in Broncos history did not begin with a touchdown. It began with a pre-game coin flip.
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  • Greene plans to address his quotes to Silver on Thursday

    Greene plans to address his quotes to Silver on Thursday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    On Wednesday, the Tebow experiment officially became Peter Brady’s volcano. On Thursday, the cleanup process will commence with running back Shonn Greene putting some of the lava back into the mountain. On Wednesday night, Mike Silver of Yahoo! Sports q
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Bills are an awful 2-13 in AFC East games under Chan Gailey. For the Dolphins, tonight brings a test of whether they’re legitimate playoff contenders or not. The Patriots’ league-best turnover margin could get a boost against a Colts team near the
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  • Video - Ranking The Patriots 02:07

    Ranking The Patriots

    Nov 15
    Lomas Brown discusses the Patriots' rank among the NFL's elite as well as the impact that Aqib Talib will have on New England's defense.
  • Video - Reiss One On One With Visanthe Shiancoe 03:58

    Reiss One On One With Visanthe Shiancoe

    Nov 15
    ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss talks with veteran TE Visanthe Shiancoe about his return to the field.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Colts-Patriots 00:46

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Colts-Patriots

    Nov 15
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Indianapolis at New England
  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T. 05:33

    Reiss' P.A.T.

    Nov 15
    In this week's edition of P.A.T. Mike Reiss looks ahead to the Patriots' week 11 matchup against the Indianapolis Colts

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: To receive or to defer? That's the question

    Nov 15
    The biggest comeback in Broncos history did not begin with a touchdown. It began with a pre-game coin flip.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 11 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 15
    This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Nov 15
    Who's up for another three hours of shitty football? Pull up a chair and watch poorly prepared, banged-up football players from two forgettable teams...