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New England Patriots Links 11/13/14 - Gronk, Patriots Want to Keep Momentum Going

Daily News and Links for 11/13/14

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  • Karen Guregian is betting Tom Brady will extend his hot streak with a win in Indy, and reminds us he's better in a dome than Peyton Manning was.
  • Mike Reiss previews Patriots-Colts through a stats-based lens.
  • Jeff Pini presents a few ways the Patriots can beat Indy this Sunday: 1. Tom Brady throws for 500 yards.
  • Mike Reiss reports referee Pete Morelli has been assigned the Pats-Colts game on Sunday.
  • Christopher Price spotlights Iron Man Rob Ninkovich and how he has been forging a legacy of durability and dependability with the Patriots.
  • Michael Gee writes what makes Rob Gronkowski great is what puts him at risk - the consistent reckless disregard for his body.
  • Adam Kurkjian notes Rob Gronkowski wants to continue the momentum the team had going into the bye.
  • Adam Kukjian notes Chris Jones warns the Colts' attack isn't just Andrew Luck, it's also dual threats Ahmad Bradshaw and Trent Richardson.
  • Kyle Brasseur notes Julian Edelman isn't as concerned with Andrew Luck, "I like my quarterback" as he is with the Colts defense.
  • Jeff Howe notes it's unclear when Aaron Dobson will return to the game-day lineup, but Dobson has remained positive and leans on his family for support.
  • Lee Schechter reports rookie DL Dominique Easley did not participate in practice Wednesday, listed on the practice report with a knee injury.
  • Lee Schechter posts some quick hits from Tom Brady's Wednesday presser: Key to winning on the road is communication and execution.
  • Lee Schechter notes Reggie Wayne explains why this is the best Patriots secondary he's seen.
  • Christopher Price looks at whether the Patriots running game is built to go the distance without Stevan Ridley.
  • Bill Speros explains that Tom Brady and Andrew Luck are just the latest examples of why the No. 12 is so special.
  • Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: Brandon LaFell told the media not to worry about his status for Sunday night, despite the cache of medications in his locker; Patriots practiced inside the bubble in anticipation of playing in Lucas Oil Stadium - with the heat and the music cranked up; Stephen Gostkowski leads the NFL with 24 of 25 FGs, and Adam Vinatieri has made all 20 of his attempts so far; Julian Edelman joked that he's tried to show Brady his QB game film to show him what a running QB is supposed to look like.