Is it possible that the tears you saw coming from Wes Welker last Sunday were not the result of the pain he was suffering from tearing both the ACL and MCL in his knee just minutes before?



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Is there anything people need more right now than a "Year in Review" column?



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In December of 1982 I watched a man dressed as Santa Claus vomit all over the counter of a Papa Gino's in the Billerica Mall. Since then it's been kind of tough to wrap my arms around Christmas.



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Tons of feedback (both in comments and e-mail) off the Bill Belichick column I wrote on Monday. I was surprised that most were in my camp (which is basically this: The guy is still a great coach having a rough year) or at least didn't completely disagree with what I wrote.



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After a week off for the holiday, the mailbag returns in fine fashion. Two things I can promise here at the 'bag: lots of Patriots talk and almost no sexting. The Monday Night disaster is Topic A this week, and it seems that most of the folks are ready to call it a season.



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Look, it’s all fourth-and-2 here this week. And I suspect that some may view that as more of a warning than an invitation.



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Be warned: If you are a fan of Dan Dierdorf, Rajon Rondo, Jack Morris or Jim Corsi, this might not be



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We are doing our best to shake the bye week blues here at the mailbag.



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You’ll get a bye week mailbag and like it.



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Pats and Pats and Pats this week in the mailbag. No shock, with the Sox done and the Celtics not yet ready for our full attention.



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