Patriots end of season wrap-up. Stats, milestones, records, and achievements.
- Mike Reiss comments on Chris Mortensen's ESPN report that the Patriots plan to place franchise tag on Matt Cassel.
- John Tomase focuses on the Patriots Free Agent class of 2009. Twenty-two contracts plan to expire, including Wilfork, Seymour, Mankins, Gostkowski, Faulk, Bruschi and more.
- Shalise Manza Young offers her Best and Worst of this Patriots season.
- Mark Farinella notes change is in store for '09 Pats.
- Projo.com reports McDaniels may leave but Pioli may stay.
- AP Report: Bronco's owner Pat Bowlen in Providence Sunday to interview Josh McDaniels.
Mike Reiss noted Patriots' playoff connections for Saturday's and Sunday's playoff games, offers some franchise tag talk & QB Matt Cassel, and looks at upcoming NFL key dates after the Super Bowl.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Rodney Harrison loving Chad Pennington's bad day. I love me some Rodney Harrison!
- Peter King (SI) offers A quick fix for the playoffs, and his MMQB column discusses the overtime rules in the NFL, speculates on where Scott Pioli will land, and keeps New England in his Fine Fifteen.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Days later, Mangini looks better than Jets.
- Chris Mortensen (ESPN) Eric Mangini emerging as Cleveland Browns' top candidate for coach.
- Adam Schefter (NFL.com) Mangini is favorite in Cleveland, but nothing is certain. Jets consider Billick in coaching search.
- Mary Kay Cabot (Cleveland Plain Dealer) Browns to interview Ravens' Kokinis for GM Post, may not wait for Pioli.
- Kent Babb (Kansas City Star) Chairman Clark Hunt in no hurry to make his most important hire for Chiefs' GM.
- Peter King (SI) Favre sounds ready to retire. Bet Mangini wished he was ready back in August.
- Miami AP Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga says Bill Parcells staying with team.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Pennington's season ends with one bad play.
- Mark Kriegel (Fox Sports) Playoff loss leaves Manning almost speechless.