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Your Monday Night Football Open Thread

Your Monday Night Football Open Thread

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…
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  • Rex mum on Pats, no trash talk this time

    Rex mum on Pats, no trash talk this time

    nydailynews.com Nov 19, 2012
    Rex 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.
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  • Tebow discusses challenges of small role

    Tebow discusses challenges of small role

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    FLORHAM 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'…
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  • Monday’s John Murphy Show

    Monday’s John Murphy Show

    buffalobills.com Nov 19, 2012
    We 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 how
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  • Ravens' Reed gets 1-game ban

    Ravens' Reed gets 1-game ban

    CNNSI.com Nov 19, 2012
    NEW 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.
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  • Dolphins, Jets won’t face Rob Gronkowski

    Dolphins, Jets won’t face Rob Gronkowski

    The 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…
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  • Ryan focused on Jets instead of tweaking Pats

    Ryan focused on Jets instead of tweaking Pats

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    Jets coach Rex Ryan is taking an unfamiliar tact ahead of his team's Thanksgiving night game against the Patriots. Humility.
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  • AFC East Stock Watch

    AFC East Stock Watch

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    Let’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 streak
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  • QBR: Brady and Sanchez shine

    QBR: Brady and Sanchez shine

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Nov 19, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kinds

    Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kinds

    nytimes.com Nov 19, 2012
    Yipes! Stripes! The Steelers' throwback uniforms were just one reason Sunday's game against the Ravens was tough to watch.
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  • Cassel sees what’s coming, Quinn stays positive

    Cassel sees what’s coming, Quinn stays positive

    profootballtalk.com Nov 19, 2012
    Matt 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 startin
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  • Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both g…

    Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both good and bad

    CNNSI.com Nov 19, 2012
    Josh 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.
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 19, 2012
    The 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 touchdo
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  • Brady, eloquently, on Gronk: “It sucks”

    Brady, eloquently, on Gronk: “It sucks”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 19, 2012
    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,” B
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  • Week 11 MVPs: Schaub rebounds with a historic performance

    Week 11 MVPs: Schaub rebounds with a historic performance

    yahoo.com Nov 19, 2012
    Matt 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…
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  • Seven-step drop: Life without 'Gronk'

    Seven-step drop: Life without 'Gronk'

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    The 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 …
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  • Video - Are Patriots Still The Best Team In AFC Without Gronkowski? 09:45

    Are Patriots Still The Best Team In AFC Without Gronkowski?

    Nov 19
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss what Rob Gronkowski's injury means to the New England Patriots.
  • Video - Bart Scott Tries To Lead Media Boycott 01:23

    Bart Scott Tries To Lead Media Boycott

    Nov 19
    Adam Schefter discusses Bart Scott's attempt to orchestrate a media mutiny among the Jets' defensive players after their win over the Rams.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Insight: Patriots' Defense 02:20

    Countdown Daily Insight: Patriots' Defense

    Nov 19
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen discuss the week 11 knee-jerk reaction that the Patriots' defensive issues have all been solved
  • Video - Time To Step Up 01:02

    Time To Step Up

    Nov 19
    Michele Steele and Antonio Pierce talk about who in the Patriots' organization needs to step up in Rob Gronkowski's absence

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both good and bad

    Nov 19
    Eleven main characters from an eventful Week 11 that had its share of drama.