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Tom Brady listed as questionable for Sunday

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady offered little about the condition of his right hand on Friday, but he was able to get in a limited practice after being listed as a non-participant in Thursday’s session. That information came on the Patriots’ final injury report of the week and it also revealed that Brady is considered questionable [more]

Jalen Ramsey drops more hints about the plan for covering Gronkowski

On Thursday, Jaguars defensive lineman Malik Jackson joked that he’ll be covering tight end Rob Gronkowski. While we know that won’t happen, we still don’t know who actually will be handling the most dangerous weapon on the New England offense. Defensive coordinator Todd Wash provided a clue on Thursday, when he explained that the Jaguars [more]

Tom Brady on hand: I’m not talking about it

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had his twice-postponed press conference on Friday afternoon, but didn’t provide any clarity about the status of his injured right hand. Brady said “I’m not talking about it” when asked about the nature of the injury and repeated the same answer when asked if he threw footballs during practice on Friday [more]

Drew Bledsoe will be Patriots honorary captain this Sunday

The Patriots will be trying to make their eighth Super Bowl of the Bill Belichick/Tom Brady era on Sunday afternoon and thoughts of their first trip will be in the air. New England was on the road for the AFC Championship Game that year and they had to turn to a backup quarterback after Tom [more]

Tashaun Gipson questionable for Sunday

The Jaguars don’t have a long injury report for Sunday’s game against the Patriots, but it does feature one of their starting safeties. Tashaun Gipson injured his foot during last weekend’s 45-42 win over the Steelers and said early in the week that he expects to be in the lineup against the Patriots. Gipson did [more]

Patriots may be wishing they had Jimmy Garoppolo right now

As the Patriots prepare for their seventh straight AFC title game, there are significant questions about quarterback Tom Brady‘s right hand. There are no questions about the identity of his right-hand man. Brian Hoyer would play if Brady can’t, because Jimmy Garoppolo is long gone. The ability to land Hoyer was a key part of [more]

PFT’s conference championship game picks

Knotted up with three games to go, the PFT Postseason Picks challenge will definitely have a leader come Sunday night. We disagree on one of the two games to be played on Sunday. For the picks in both of the Conference Championship games, keep reading. And then keep counting the hours and minutes until a [more]

Will another team make a run at Drew Brees?

Saints quarterback Drew Brees has said, repeatedly, that he plans to stay with the team for which he has played for 12 years. The Saints, so far, have said nothing about the process for signing Brees to a new contract. Here’s the process, as a practical matter. The Saints eventually will decide what they can/will [more]

Bill Belichick is typically tight-lipped on Tom Brady’s hand

Patriots coach Bill Belichick faced questions about quarterback Tom Brady‘s injured right hand, and Belichick was exactly as forthcoming as you’d expect him to be. Faced with an initial question about whether the Patriots could bring in a third quarterback behind Brady and Brian Hoyer, Belichick turned the focus to Jacksonville. “We’re going to get [more]

Leonard Fournette was rear-ended by Steelers fans

The recent fender-bender involving Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette has a couple of footnotes. One is funny, one isn’t. Fournette said the accident was caused by a car driven by a fan of the team the Jaguars had just beaten. “[T]he funny thing is, it was Pittsburgh fans,” Fournette said, via Jarrett Bell of USA [more]

Tom Brady has owned the Jaguars in his career

There’s a reason so much attention has been paid to the gloved right hand of Tom Brady this week. That hand, and the rest of the quarterback it is attached to, has been perfect in his career against this week’s opponent. As noted by Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Brady is 7-0 against the Jaguars in [more]

Malik Jackson isn’t buying that Tom Brady is injured

Tom Brady has a hand injury that will affect him on Sunday. Unless it doesn’t. The Jaguars will be better on the latter, and preparing to face Brady at 100 percent. “I remember [Bill running back] LeSean McCoy said he had a high ankle sprain and came out there cutting and stuff,” Jaguars defensive lineman [more]

Telvin Smith fined for taunting

Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith should have known it was coming the moment he stuck out his finger at Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell. Smith revealed Thursday he received his fine letter from the NFL, docking his pay for taunting. “It was big. Like $10,000. What a point,” Smith said, via quotes distributed by the Jaguars. [more]

Brian Hoyer: If I don’t play, then that’s good for our team

Brian Hoyer was the most popular player in the Patriots’ interview period Thursday. With starting quarterback Tom Brady injured, not practicing and again postponing his media session, Hoyer became the center of attention in the locker room. Hoyer sidestepped questions about Brady’s injured right hand, saying he “wasn’t there.” He also stayed true to his [more]

Tom Brady listed as non-participant in practice

During the portion of Patriots practice open to the media, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was on the field wearing a glove on the right hand that landed him on Wednesday’s injury report as a limited participant. Brady was also wearing a helmet and the rest of his practice gear, so it may have seemed like [more]

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