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New England Patriots Daily News and Links for 10/12/12
- Patriots-Seahawks Thursday Injury Report.
- Erik Scalavino shares some practice & locker room notes from Thursday at Gillette.
- Kerry J. Byrne is loving the old-time Patriots' smash-mouth football. Pats rank No. 1 on the CHFF Offensive Hog Index.
- Patriots Today - Scoping out the Seahawks. (3.55 min. video)
- Patriots Today - What to watch on Sunday. (2.33 min. video)
- Patriots Today - Edelman returns. (1 min. video)
- Locker Room Uncut - Mankins, Mayo and more. (3.42 min. video)
- Phil Perry notes the size of Seattle's secondary could be a big problem for Wes Welker and the Patriots.
- Mark Farinella hears a lot of talk of the Seattle defense, but believes the key to the game will be stopping RB Marshawn Lynch.
- Tim Britton says the key for the Pats will be keeping the Seahawk's pass-rush in check.
- Greg Bedard and challenges of protecting Brady from Seattles' formidable pass rush. (3.15 min. video) look at the
- Michael Whitmer tells us Wes Welker is not only one of the hardest-working Patriots, he is also known for having a playful side to his personality.
- break down Patriots-Seahawks. Bruschi: The Patriots' running game was created for matchups like this. & Mike Reiss
- Christopher Price notes that when it comes to takeaways, the Patriots continue to force the issue.
- Karen Guregian simply states Stevan Ridley needs to hold on to the ball.
- Christopher Price notes Logan Mankins isn't too thrilled about spending a lot of time in the training room trying to get healthy.
- Danny Picard notes Logan Mankins feels mental toughness is needed to overcome the Seattle atmosphere.
- Christopher Price says according to Vince Wilfork, sometimes Seattle RB Marshawn Lynch doesn't even need blockers.
- AP reports versatile Rob Ninkovich is thriving in his new position.
- Michael Vega notes Brandon Spikes repeated a joke on Twitter and now has everyone over-analyzing.
- Mike Reiss posts the transcript of his weekly online chat. Reiss thinks Hernandez will play, as will Gronkowski even though "it's clear he's not 100%"
- Mike Reiss breaks down the penalties through Week 5.
- Nick O'Malley scouts out the Patriots AFC rivals: The Houston Texans.
- Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: Logan Mankins is playing in pain and fighting to stay on the field; Five of Seattle's six CBs are at least six feet tall; Julian Edelman returned to practice but didn't appear to be close to full strength; Wes Welker (ankle) was limited in practice for the second consecutive session.
- Ron Borges writes the commissioner is misguided in his Fujita decision.
- Mike Sando & James Walker (ESPN) Double coverage: Patriots at Seahawks.
- Bucky Brooks (NFl.com) New England Patriots diversify offense with power running game.
- James Walker (ESPN) Updating AFC East injuries.
- James Walker (ESPN) Hartline, Welker and AFC East top targets.
- Greg Garber (ESPN) Toughest venues: Built for volume. Long flight, No. 2 CenturyLink Field's noise rattles Seahawks opponents, refs.
- Peter Schrager (Fox Sports) Week 6 storylines. 4. Patriots ground-and-pound offense.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Week 6 picks: Both pick Pats to win Sunday.
- Peter King (SI) Weekend Pickoff: Week 6: Seahawks over Patriots 27-24.
- Andrew Perloff (SI) Bet on it: Week 6 predictions.
- Mike Wilkening (Pro Football Weekly) Week six handicapping column.
VIEW FROM SEATTLE
- Clare Farnsworth (Seahawks.com) Thursday in Hawkville: Looking beyond the Patriots' offense.
- John Boyle (Everett Herald) Seahawks searching for red-zone success.
- John Boyle (Everett Herald) Patriots' no-huddle attack will challenge Seahawks.
- NFL Films (Seahawks.com) Seahawks vs. Patriots Preview. (2.10 min. video)
- Danny O'Neil (Seattle Times) Pete Carroll's NFL comeback came after an epiphany during a year off. Now he faces the team that fired him.
- Clare Farnsworth (Seahawks.com) Bruce Irvin: From sacking QBs to influencing kids.