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Alex Reimer
September 24, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Don Orsillo is slated to return to Fenway Park for the first time since he was serenaded with two months of standing ovations on his way to sunny San Diego. The beloved play-by-play man tweeted Monday he’ll be in Boston this upcoming weekend for Red Sox-Yankees Saturday afternoon, calling the game...
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Alex Reimer
September 24, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Four years ago, former ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer proclaimed the Patriots weren’t good anymore following their Week 4 loss to the Chiefs at Gillette Stadium in 2014, which resulted in Tom Brady getting pulled for then-rookie Jimmy Garoppolo. The Patriots, of course, wound up winning the Super Bowl,...
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Alex Reimer
September 24, 2018 - 1:09 pm
Oftentimes, even Bill Belichick’s most puzzling personnel decisions are explainable. Sure, it was bewildering to see the pass rush-desperate Pats trade Chandler Jones, but it wasn’t inexplicable –– given Jones’ demands for a contract extension and disastrous synthetic weed trip that left him...
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Rob Bradford
September 24, 2018 - 10:53 am
It turns out those games in Yankee Stadium did mean something more than just a chance to pop another round of champagne corks. Alex Cora told reporters Sunday that the plan now is to start Nathan Eovaldi Monday, with Eduardo Rodriguez coming in out of the bullpen. That is change of course from what...
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Jimmy Garoppolo
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Alex Reimer
September 24, 2018 - 10:35 am
Tom Brady has nothing but sympathy for Jimmy Garoppolo after his ex-protege appeared to tear his ACL in the 49ers’ loss to the Chiefs Sunday. During Brady's weekly interview with “Kirk & Callahan,” the Patriots’ QB said he can relate to the anguish Garoppolo is probably experiencing. Brady tore...
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September 24, 2018 - 10:18 am
By JOHN ANDERSON Here it is, Week 3 in a nutshell. You're welcome ... Baker Mayfield vs. Sam Darnold (for one half) This game is only going to further invigorate the anti-Tyrod crowd. Tyrod Taylor is a very good quarterback who was not having a great game before going down with an unfortunate...
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Alex Reimer
September 24, 2018 - 10:08 am
The Lions moved the ball at will against the Patriots in the first half Sunday, securing 14 first downs and holding the ball for 12 minutes and 30 seconds in the opening quarter. It was almost like the Patriots had no idea what was coming. Except, they did, which makes their woeful performance even...
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Alex Reimer
September 23, 2018 - 5:49 pm
The Jaguars followed up their self-described “Super Bowl win” over the Patriots in Week 2 with a stinker against the Titans Sunday. That sentence encapsulates one of the big reasons why the Patriots have been able to stay on top of the AFC for the last 18 years, while everybody implodes at one...
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Alex Reimer
September 23, 2018 - 5:22 pm
It was easy to roll your eyes and dismiss the Dolphins’ first two wins of the season. Their first one was an interminable slog against the Titans that was delayed multiple times due to rain storms and they beat the lowly Jets last week, who became the first team to lose a game to the Browns since...
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Le'Veon Bell
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John Tomase
September 23, 2018 - 3:40 pm
The news that the 0-1-1 Steelers will now entertain offers for disgruntled running back Le'Veon Bell adds another team to the list of contenders that have been outlasted by the Patriots. Starting with the Rams in 2001 and continuing through the Peyton Manning Colts -- not to mention the Peyton...
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