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New England Patriots links 12/27/17 - Clean-up on aisle 16; Moving on to the Jets

Daily news and links for Wednesday

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  • Charean Williams (ProFootballTalk) Patriots cut Trevor Reilly to make room for James Harrison.
  • Jeremy Fowler (ESPN) Steelers seem unfazed by James Harrison's new role with Patriots.
  • Samson X. Horne (TribLive) Steelers Nation breaks the Internet after James Harrison signs with Patriots.
  • Peter King (SI) James Harrison, Patriot not Steeler, adds extra layer of intrigue to AFC playoffs; MMQB Mailbag.
  • Jeremy Fowler (ESPN) Patriots not a factor in Mike Tomlin's decision whether to rest starters in Week 17.
  • Chase Stuart (Football Perspective) Rob Gronkowski gains a lot of yards per catch for a heavy man.
  • Analysis Team (Pro Football Focus) Refocused: New England Patriots 37, Buffalo Bills 16.
  • Mike Freeman (Bleacher Report) 10-Point stance: Could a wide open MVP race get Gronk’d?
  • Gregg Rosenthal ( The Debrief: AFC playoff picture offers four-team wild-card race.
  • Zachary Ripple (NY Daily News) Jets rookie Jamal Adams will get shot at redemption against Rob Gronkowski.
  • Robert Mays (The Ringer) NFL Week 16 Recap: The four big questions about the playoff picture.
  • Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) 10 of this week’s 16 games have playoff implications.
  • Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) AFC playoff picture: No. 1 seed, Wild Cards unsettled in Week 17.
  • Kyle Hirshkind (FullPressCoverage) Good times: Josh McCown plays WR, leaves Belichick befuddled.
  • Michael Tunison (Sports on Earth) After Further Review: NFL's catch debate continues.
  • Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) Official to Bills: "I don't know" why Kelvin Benjamin TD was overturned.
  • Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Terry Pegula: We have to fix replay.
  • Andrew Brandt (SI) The top 10 NFL off-the-field stories of 2017.