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New England Patriots Links 12/17/14 - Final Rex Ryan vs. Bill Belichick Matchup at MetLife

Daily News and Links for 12/17/14

Rex Ryan saves his last dance for Bill Belichick at MetLife
Rex Ryan saves his last dance for Bill Belichick at MetLife
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  • Mike Reiss helps us get to know the New York Jets and which players to watch for.
  • Karen Guregian points out Rex Ryan can’t save his job by beating the Patriots on Sunday, but Sunday's game will be his Super Bowl.
  • Christopher Price gets one NFL scout's take on Patriots-Jets: Gronk and Brady will be too much for Jets.
  • Mike Reiss reports Spero Dedes and Solomon Wilcots will be he broadcast duo for Pats-Jets.
  • Erik Frenz breaks down the film from Sunday with gifs and diagrams: Chandler Jones dominates in his first game back.
  • Lee Schechter notes Tom Brady is unfazed by Terrance Knighton's Denver Super Bowl prediction. "Well done is better than well said."
  • Lee Schechter posts some quick hits from the coaches' conference calls.
  • Mike Reiss answers his Patriots Mailbag: Jets matchup good prep for Patriots.
  • Mike Reiss reports Devin McCourty is the Patriots' nominee for Walter Payton Man of Year award.
  • Mike Reiss looks at some former Patriots and how they'e doing with their new teams: AFC and NFC.
  • Karen Guregian and Chris Mason Patriots Notebook: Pats D is on the alert for WR Percy Harvin, who joined the Jets after the first Jets-Pats matchup; Devin McCourty was thrilled to be nominated for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award; Bill Belichick isn't taking the Jts lightly, especially when it comes to the ground game; Jerod Mayo was sighted at the "Gifts from the Gridiron" event.
  • Mike Reiss reports practice squad DL Casey Walker has been signed to the Baltimore Ravens' 53-man roster.
  • Gayle Fee tells us Tom Brady gets inked as a superhero in a new "Quarterback Series" of comic book characters about fictional athletes who moonlight as superheros.