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Patriots Hall of Famer John Hannah to visit Boston Area for Boo…

Patriots Hall of Famer John Hannah to visit Boston Area for Book Tour

patriotsgab.com Updated Nov 27, 2013
New England Patriots fans will have the opportunity to meet Hall of Fame offensive lineman John Hannah at book signings he will conduct in Kingston, Newton Highlands and Walpole. Hannah will be signing copies of his new autobiography Offensive Conduct: …
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  • Chandler Jones on rise for Patriots' D

    Chandler Jones on rise for Patriots' D

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The number that stands out most on Chandler Jones' stat line is 10.5, the sacks he's totaled through 11 games this season. That puts him on pace to potentially join Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Tippett (18.5 in 1984, 16.5 in 198…
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  • Watch: Patriots not taking Texans lightly

    Watch: Patriots not taking Texans lightly

    boston.com Nov 27, 2013
    In the latest Patriots midweek report, the team is doing its best not to overlook the 2-9 Houston Texans, some awards were dished out, and another update from practice.
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  • Patriots Vs Texans: 3 Players to Watch

    Patriots Vs Texans: 3 Players to Watch

    patriotsgab.com Nov 27, 2013
    The New England Patriots will travel to play the Houston Texans this Sunday inside of the beautiful dome. When the season started this looked to be a heavy weight match but now it won’t have as much hype around it. The Patriots are doing what they are s…
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  • NFL Lines Week 13: Patriots touchdown favorites

    NFL Lines Week 13: Patriots touchdown favorites

    patriotsgab.com Nov 27, 2013
    The New England Patriots are away favorites against the Houston Texans this week. Monday Night Football Line
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  • Week 13: Wednesday participation report -- Dobson (foot) added

    Week 13: Wednesday participation report -- Dobson (foot) added

    boston.com ESPN.com Nov 27, 2013
    The rookie receiver missed practice for the first time this season.
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  • Broncos holding out hope Moreno can play

    Broncos holding out hope Moreno can play

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2013
    Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno, who had a career-best 37 carries and career-best 224 rushing yards in the overtime loss to the New England Patriots Sunday night, was held out of Wednesday's practice.
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  • Patriots promote one player, sign two others

    Patriots promote one player, sign two others

    boston.com Nov 27, 2013
    By Michael Whitmer, Globe Staff FOXBOROUGH -- The Patriots promoted defensive tackle Sealver Siliga from the practice squad to the 53-man roster, signed free...
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  • Gronkowski talks turkey but no Texans

    Gronkowski talks turkey but no Texans

    boston.com Nov 27, 2013
    By Michael Whitmer, Globe Staff FOXBOROUGH -- After fielding questions about where he'll spend Thanksgiving (with teammates), what his favorite Thanksgiving foods are ("turkey,...
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  • Kubiak expected back on sideline vs. Pats

    Kubiak expected back on sideline vs. Pats

    ESPN.com boston.com Nov 27, 2013
    Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak said Wednesday that he intends to coach from the sideline Sunday against the New England Patriots.
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  • No practice for Knowshon Moreno, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

    No practice for Knowshon Moreno, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2013
    The word out of Denver is that running back Knowshon Moreno should be good to go against the Chiefs on Sunday despite suffering a bone bruise in his ankle against the Patriots in Week 12. Moreno was able to play through the injury, but he wasn’t able to…
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  • The Patriots Might Have An Audible Named For Belichick's Girlfr…

    The Patriots Might Have An Audible Named For Belichick's Girlfriend

    deadspin.com Nov 27, 2013
    According to the Boston Herald, Tom Brady's changed the play before tossing a six-yard TD to Rob Gronkowski. His call at the line: "Cougar! Cougar! Linda!"Read more...
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  • Week 13 Wednesday practice peek: three not spotted

    Week 13 Wednesday practice peek: three not spotted

    boston.com Nov 27, 2013
    New England practiced indoors on Wednesday for the second time this season.
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  • Belichick: We need to play better away from home

    Belichick: We need to play better away from home

    boston.com Nov 27, 2013
    By Michael Whitmer, Globe Staff FOXBOROUGH – The Texans might be the NFL's most disappointing team in 2013, losers of nine straight games. But the...
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  • Setting Steelers back on course makes Roethlisberger AFC offens…

    Setting Steelers back on course makes Roethlisberger AFC offensive player of the month

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2013
    The Steelers kicked off November with a blowout loss to the Patriots that dropped them to 2-6 on the season that was followed by reports that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wanted out of Pittsburgh after the 2013 season Roethlisberger offered up several…
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  • Bill Belichick stuck to his guns and it paid off for Patriots

    Bill Belichick stuck to his guns and it paid off for Patriots

    Of all the things the Patriots deserve credit for in Sunday night’s 34-31 comeback win over the Broncos, one sticks out above the rest after watching the coaches film:
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  • Struggling Texans are on a nine-game losing streak

    Struggling Texans are on a nine-game losing streak

    boston.com Nov 27, 2013
    Bill Belichick spent so much time talking up the Texans on Tuesday, it almost sounded like he was trying to convince himself that the Patriots will be facing a good team this week.
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  • Bill Belichick: Despite record, Texans are tough

    Bill Belichick: Despite record, Texans are tough

    boston.com Nov 27, 2013
    Patriots fans might still be basking in the glow of Sunday night’s historic comeback victory over the Broncos, but Patriots coaches have already moved ahead to the Texans, this Sunday’s opponent in Houston.
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  • Suh on Thanksgiving trouble: I’m just trying to help my team wi…

    Suh on Thanksgiving trouble: I’m just trying to help my team win

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2013
    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is preparing for the fourth Thanksgiving Day game of his career this week which raises the question of what kind of headlines he’ll make with his behavior on Thursday. Suh was flagged for a personal foul for pushing …
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  • Memories resurface about Texans' field

    Memories resurface about Texans' field

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2013
    The New England Patriots make their first trip to Houston to face the Texans since the 2009 regular-season finale, a game that was unforgettable because it was when then-Patriots receiver Wes Welker tore his ACL in a non-contact injury. The natural-gras…
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  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T.: Heading Down To Texas 05:48

    Reiss' P.A.T.: Heading Down To Texas

    Nov 27
    Mike Reiss previews Sunday's Patriots-Texans game with Logan Mankins and answers your Twitter questions.

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