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Chandler Jones questionable, says he’s ready to go vs. Texans

Chandler Jones questionable, says he’s ready to go vs. Texans

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
After missing two games with an ankle injury, Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones says he’s ready to go for Monday night’s AFC showdown against the Texans. Although Jones is listed as questionable on the official injury report, he didn’t sound lik
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  • 'Boys Brent charged in teammate Brown's death

    'Boys Brent charged in teammate Brown's death

    CNNSI.com Dec 8, 2012
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent is facing an intoxication manslaughter charge after a one-vehicle accident that killed linebacker Jerry Brown, a member of the team's practice squad.
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  • Matchup: Jets (5-7) at Jaguars (2-10)

    Matchup: Jets (5-7) at Jaguars (2-10)

    nytimes.com Dec 8, 2012
    This seems a favorable matchup for Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, and an opportune time to reward Coach Rex Ryan's faith in him.
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  • Jaguars Fans Will Show Up In Droves To Watch Tebow, Who Is A Ga…

    Jaguars Fans Will Show Up In Droves To Watch Tebow, Who Is A Game-Time Decision To Hold A Clipboard

    deadspin.com Dec 8, 2012
    Crashing disappointment, banal mediocrity and immense, unfounded hype align this week to make for an extremely sad pre-game note for what is sure to be either a deflating exercise in late season NFL triviality this Sunday or a hilarious exercise in late…
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  • Texans vie with Patriots for AFC supremacy

    Texans vie with Patriots for AFC supremacy

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    It’s been a while since the New England Patriots won a Super Bowl, but they remain the standard-bearers in the AFC. They’ve been to two of the past five Super Bowls, including the most recent one. They’ve been in five of the previous 11 Super Bowls
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  • Houston Texans players will sport custom-made letterman jackets…

    Houston Texans players will sport custom-made letterman jackets on trip to meet Patriots

    yahoo.com Dec 8, 2012
    Your browser does not support iframes. When the Houston Texans travel to meet the New England Patriots this weekend, they'll look a bit like something right out of "Friday Night Lights." That's because every Texans player will be wearing custo…
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  • Jaguars’ Jason Babin fined $21,000

    Jaguars’ Jason Babin fined $21,000

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    Jason Babin’s first game with the Jaguars earned him a substantial fine. Babin, the defensive end who was waived by the Eagles and claimed by the Jaguars, picked up a roughing the passer penalty in his first game with the Jaguars for a hit on Bills quar
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  • Video - Tom Brady The Family Man 02:24

    Tom Brady The Family Man

    Dec 8
    Tom Brady sits down with Mike Tirico prior to the Patriots' Monday Night Football game with the Texans.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL: Onus on league to deal with guns, drunken driving, domestic issues

    Dec 8
    After another tragic Saturday, the NFL must rethink how it's addressing some of the less discussed issues affecting its brand, Jeffri Chadiha writes.