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New England Patriots Links 1/07/15 - Dan Connolly a Steadying Force on the Line

Daily News and Links for 1/07/15

Dan Connolly is a steadying force on the line
Dan Connolly is a steadying force on the line
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  • Christopher Price reports Bill Vinovich will work as referee for Pats-Ravens.
  • Lee Schechter reports the Patriots had full attendance at practice yesterday as they returned to the field after six days away.
  • Mike Reiss posts some notable milestones in reach for the Patriots in the playoffs.
  • Adam Kurkjian focuses on how Dan Connolly has been a calm, steadying force on the O-line that has served the Patriots well this season.
  • Karten Guregian thinks it's best to hit Flacco early to turn him into just your average Joe.
  • Jeff Howe thinks it's time for Chandler Jones to crack the goose egg in his postseason sack column.
  • Chris Villani tells Patriots fans, "Don't fear the Ravens'.
  • Tom E. Curran notes that LeGarrette Blount says there's no place he'd rather be than here in New England.
  • Lee Schechter posts the fun exchange Brandon Browner has with reporters talking about the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Mike Reiss sorts the Patriots roster by playoff experience.
  • Mike Reiss answers his Patriots Mailbag: Is fear of the Ravens stronger than faith in the Patriots?
  • Mike Reiss discusses Tom Brady's reaction to a reporter's question about what it would mean to him "at this stage" of his career to bookend things with another Super Bowl title. (1 min. clip)
  • Mike Petraglia and Chris Price talk about what to expect in another Patriots-Ravens war. (10.13 min. video)
  • Planet Mikey brings you Mikey's new song to get fans fired up for the playoffs: "Brady's Heart" /with apologies to Bruce Springsteen. (2.19 min. video)
  • Eric Wilbur points to Terrell Suggs as another case of hypocrisy for the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL.
  • Jack Andrade recaps Terrell Suggs' beef with the Patriots over the years.
  • Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: Nate Solder said his knee injury won't keep him out of Saturday's game,"It's great competition"; Brandon LaFell returned to practice after appearing to injure his left shin in the 4th quarter of Week 17 against the Bills; Chris Jones walked through the locker room after practice with ice wrapped around his right knee; Patriots had a full-pads practice in 17-degree weather yesterday; Brandon Browner said the playoffs won't change his intensity level.