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Belichick finds it hard to believe only one kicker is in Canton

Belichick finds it hard to believe only one kicker is in Canton

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
With former Raiders great Ray Guy sounding off on the absence of punters from the Hall of Fame, Guy has given the media fresh meat for the questioning of NFL types. Surprisingly, the subject prompted Pats coach Bill Belichick to offer up something much …
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  • Raiders still missing key players

    Raiders still missing key players

    As expected, the Oakland Raiders will be without starting running back Darren McFadden and his backup, Mike Goodson, for the second straight game Sunday when they host New Orleans. Both players were hurt in Week 9 and they didn’t play last week because
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  • Branch practiced, but status up in the air

    Branch practiced, but status up in the air

    insidebayarea.com Nov 16, 2012
    Whether Mike Mitchell makes his first start at strong safety won’t be determined until game day as Tyvon Branch emerged from the locker room after warm-ups and drills and was a limited participant in practice Friday. Branch, who has started 57 consecuti
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  • Jimmy Graham to challenge Raiders

    Jimmy Graham to challenge Raiders

    sfgate.com Nov 16, 2012
    Jimmy Graham to challenge Raiders Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:46 p.m., Thursday, November 15, 2012 The Raiders have plenty o…
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  • Campbell landed on a winner in Chicago

    Campbell landed on a winner in Chicago

    sfgate.com Nov 16, 2012
    Campbell landed on a winner in Chicago Being a backup quarterback is not an easy job, especially when you have to come in for the injured starter and are asked questions like, "Do you think your teammates have confidence in you?" The Captain C…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': New Orleans Saints vs. Oakland Raiders 04:05

    'Playbook': New Orleans Saints vs. Oakland Raiders

    Nov 16
    Will the New Orleans Saints have a letdown after last Sunday's win against the Atlanta Falcons? Our experts discuss the high-powered Saints air attack and the improving running game.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.