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deadspin.com Updated Nov 19, 2012
Chicago at San Francisco: So, this might have been a decent game but neither starting quarterback will be playing due to concussions. Instead it's Jason Campbell and Colin Kaepernick. Yikes. Kaepernick did surprise the Jets earlier this year with some s…Upvote Share Tweet
Rex mum on Pats, no trash talk this timenydailynews.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Rex Ryan is applying his long-standing free speech team policy in the run-up to the Thanksgiving night showdown with the Patriots: He is exercising his right not to engage in any trash talk with the AFC East division leaders.Upvote Share Tweet
Tebow discusses challenges of small roleFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- It's not Tim Tebow's style to complain about a lack of playing time, but he admitted Monday it's not easy to stay in the flow of the game. "I don't think it's challenging to stay focused, I think it's challenging ... When you'…Upvote Share Tweet
Monday’s John Murphy Showbuffalobills.com Updated Nov 19, 2012We start a new week on The John Murphy Show tonight, with a visit from one of the Bills top offensive performers. TE Scott Chandler joins us at 7:20pm, and we’ll talk about the Bills red zone problems in last Thursday’s win over the Dolphins, and howUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 19, 2012NEW YORK (AP) Baltimore Ravens star safety Ed Reed has been suspended for one game by the NFL for repeated violations of rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.Upvote Share TweetThe New York Jets and Miami Dolphins are a pair of 4-6 teams fighting to keep their season alive. Every game will be critical for these two AFC East teams to have a shot at making a late run at the wild card. That is why Miami and New York received a li…Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan focused on Jets instead of tweaking PatsJets coach Rex Ryan is taking an unfamiliar tact ahead of his team's Thanksgiving night game against the Patriots. Humility.Upvote Share Tweet
AFC East Stock WatchLet’s take a look at whose stock is rising and falling in the AFC East. Falling 1. Miami Dolphins’ playoff chances: Just three weeks ago, the Dolphins were 4-3 and thinking playoffs. But that ended quickly following Miami’s three-game losing streakUpvote Share TweetThe New England Patriots are rolling with hot weapons and quarterback Tom Brady is having another Pro Bowl season. That run continued in Week 11 as Brady led New England to 59 points in a win over the Indianapolis Colts. Brady finished second in the lea…Upvote Share Tweet
Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kindsnytimes.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Yipes! Stripes! The Steelers' throwback uniforms were just one reason Sunday's game against the Ravens was tough to watch.Upvote Share TweetMatt Cassel won’t say as much, but he seems to know it’s over. And Brady Quinn doesn’t seem to know where he is. After being benched for the second time this season, this time at halftime of a 28-6 loss to the Bengals, the Chiefs opening day startinUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Josh Freeman wasn't perfect, but on Sunday he looked a lot like a recent Super Bowl winner, Peter King writes. He was just one QB who had an impact, good or bad, on Week 11.Upvote Share TweetThe Bills have gotten stability at cornerback with the addition of Stephon Gilmore. The Dolphins can look to the 2009 Jets for a glimmer of hope this season. CB Aqib Talib called his Patriots debut “sloppy” despite an interception return for a touchdoUpvote Share Tweet
Brady, eloquently, on Gronk: “It sucks”When Tom Brady left Gillette Stadium last night, he was enjoying a 59-24 win. The reality that he lost one of his most dangerous weapons didn’t kick in for about an hour afterward. “I know he got injured, but I obviously didn’t know the extent,” BUpvote Share Tweet
Week 11 MVPs: Schaub rebounds with a historic performanceyahoo.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Matt Schaub, QB, Houston Texans: In his last three games before Sunday's matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars -- games against the Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, and Chicago Bears -- Schaub had thrown for a total of five touchdowns. His one-score, tw…Upvote Share TweetThe AFC East division was an impressive 3-1 this past week. Here are seven notes an observations in the division: The New England Patriots will be without Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski for several weeks due to a broken forearm, ESPN's Adam Schefter …Upvote Share Tweet
Are Patriots Still The Best Team In AFC Without Gronkowski?Nov 19Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss what Rob Gronkowski's injury means to the New England Patriots.
Bart Scott Tries To Lead Media BoycottNov 19Adam Schefter discusses Bart Scott's attempt to orchestrate a media mutiny among the Jets' defensive players after their win over the Rams.
Countdown Daily Insight: Patriots' DefenseNov 19Jim Basquil and Eric Allen discuss the week 11 knee-jerk reaction that the Patriots' defensive issues have all been solved
Time To Step UpNov 19Michele Steele and Antonio Pierce talk about who in the Patriots' organization needs to step up in Rob Gronkowski's absence
Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both good and badNov 19Eleven main characters from an eventful Week 11 that had its share of drama.