- Welker and Gostkowski selected to Pro Bowl.
- Patriots host Arizona in 2008 home finale.
- Ask PFW: Paul Perillo empties the mailbag.
Bill Belichick's Tuesday Conference Call.
- Mike Reiss gives a shout out to first time Pro-Bowlers Wes Welker and Stephen Gostkowski, voted in by their peers and coaches. Impressive: Welker has 656 yards after the catch, almost 100 more than next in line Anquan Boldin (564).
- Daniel Barbarisi says Patriots' secondary bracing for busy day Sunday, against Cardinals' talented receivers Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin.
- Daniel Barbarisi reports Brandon Meriweather has distinguished himself in the injury-plagued secondary, taking over the defensive play-calling in Harrison’s absence.
- Mike Reiss notes how well Brandon Meriweather has filled in for Rodney Harrison, playing every snap since Harrison's injury - a string of 493 plays.
- Mike Reiss has a Tom Brady Q&A, Bits from Belichick, Albert, Johnston, Siragusa calling the game Sunday for Fox, and Tuesday's reader Mailbag.
- Ron Borges focuses on Dan Koppen, who has been the subject of criticism from national television commentators and gameday analysts.
- John Tomase notes Sunday represents a homecoming for Cardinals special teamer Sean Morey, who has no shortage of local ties.
Herald's Inside Track peeks in at the Patriots' annual Salvation Army Holiday Party featuring the ever-popular “Wrap A Pat” event. Let's just say Seymour and Wilfork don't look quite as fierce as they do on Sundays.
- Adam Teicher (Kansas City Star) Chief's chairman Clark Hunt looking for 'shrewd evaluator of football talent' to replace GM Carl Peterson, Pats' Scott Pioli.
- NFL.com Matt Cassel and Sammy Morris nominated for FedEx Air and Ground Players of the Week. Click here to vote!
Fox Sports What we learned in NFL's Week 15 slide show. Any photo that captions Brett Favre as a "gigantic mutant leprechaun" is worth a look.
VIEW FROM ARIZONA
- Kent Somers (Arizona Republic) 5 Cards players named to Pro Bowl.
Darren Urban (Azcardinals.com) With or without playoff experience Cards need leaders to step up.