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New England Patriots Links 12/17/15 - Patriots Adding a Little More Mayo

Daily news and links for 12/17/15

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  • Jeff Howe believes that once Edelman and Hightower come back, they are easily the best team in the AFC and perfectly capable of disposing of any NFC team in the Super Bowl.
  • Karen Guregian notes that for the 6th straight week, the offense has scored in the 20s instead of the 30s, because of injureis, and have won thanks to the defense.
  • Tom E. Curran lauds the play of Jabaal Sheard, who has been giving the Patriots more than they'd hoped for.
  • Mike Petraglia explains why Delanie Walker might be the best tight end the Patriots have faced all year: 'Even when he's covered, he's open.'
  • Mike Reiss gives us ten things we should know about the Patriots' game against the Titans on Sunday?
  • Mike Petraglia and Chris Price explain how the Pats will overcome injuries and beat the Titans. (7.54 min. video)
  • Christopher Price tells us to get ready for the most intriguing running game in the NFL to get even more fascinating.
  • Adam Kurkjian reports Brandon Bolden is ready for more.
  • Kevin Duffy reports James White has come on strong the past few games, earning the trust of Tom Brady.
  • Kevin Duffy tells us what we need to know about WR Leonard Hankerson and OT LaAdrian Waddle, who the Pats claimed off waivers Wednesday.
  • Doug Kyed says Leonard Hankerson provides the Patriots with size, speed and positional diversity at wide receiver.
  • Mke Reiss says that after not allowing a sack in 2013, new Patriots OT LaAdrian Waddle couldn't stay healthy the past two seasons in Detroit.
  • Kevin Duffy reports the Patriots have not signed free agent RB Steven Jackson as of Wednesday night.
  • Doug Kyed notes Jimmy Garoppolo and David Andrews were among the practice players of the week.
  • Mike Reiss highlights Bill Belichick's breakdown of key plays from Sunday's win. Leonard Johnson's debut was a hit for for the head coach, who added a good-natured dig at Johnson's dance skills.
  • Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: Patriots worked out RB Steven Jackson as a possible replacement for LeGarrette Blount; Danny Amendola played with Jackson and vouched for him as a good teammate; Updates on yesterday's roster moves; Julian Edelman 'looked very much like himself in practice';

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