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New England Patriots links 10/13/20 - Upside to shuffled schedule: Newton, Gilmore ready to play

Daily news and links for Tuesday

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  • Albert Breer (SI) Monday Afternoon QB: Trevor Lawrence looms over the 2020 season; How Travis Fulgham was found; More Jets dysfunction, the Andy Dalton signing looks smart, praise for the Ravens’ defense; More.
  • Andrew Brandt (SI) Business of Football: Dak Prescott’s injury won’t significantly hurt his career earnings; Plus, the NFL playing through the pandemic and why Bill O’Brien was destined to fail.
  • John Breech (CBS Sports) NFL Week 5 grades. Raiders get ‘A+’ for Chiefs upset.
  • Gregg Rosenthal ( Debrief: Six season-altering developments in Week 5.
  • Kevin Boilard (CBS Sports) Week 5 numbers to know: Jaguars take losing to next level, Chase Claypool enters OROY conversation, more
  • Dan Graziano (ESPN) Judging Week 5 NFL overreactions: Are the Raiders for real? Is Cleveland’s Kevin Stefanski the Coach of the Year?
  • Adam Schein ( Biggest Sunday statements in Week 5? Raiders, Steelers, Browns are for real.
  • Chris Cwik (Yahoo! Sports) Patriots and Chiefs can practice Wednesday after no new positive coronavirus tests.
  • Mike Giardi ( Bill Belichick on Cam Newton’s availability: We’ll see how that goes.
  • John Breech (CBS Sports) Here are the winners and losers of the league’s schedule reshuffling. Losers: Patriots.
  • Nick Shook (SI) Falcons owner Blank explains firings of Dan Quinn, Thomas Dimitroff: ‘It’s called lack of winning.’ “Atlanta is now in its fourth season following its memorable, red-hot run to Super Bowl LI that saw the Falcons take a 28-3 lead in the third quarter before melting down in historic fashion, losing in overtime to the New England Patriots. The franchise simply hasn’t recovered from that loss, Blank said.”
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) NFL adds game-day PCR testing for all players and key employees.
  • Mark Schultz (Football Zebras) Officials can now flag coaches for not wearing a mask.
  • Ben Austro (Football Zebras) NFL will not issue covid-19 forfeits, at least not directly.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Will Titans eventually get a pass from the league?
  • Report (AP) Analysis: NFL’s juggling act probably has just begun