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FOXBORO — Darrelle Revis has been in New England long enough to know that a win is a win is a win.

FOXBORO — In a contest that was remarkably similar to their narrow escape against the Browns last year, the Patriots hung on down the stretch against the Raider

FOXBORO — Shane Vereen (shoulder) and Jamie Collins (thigh) will be part of the game plan for the Patriots but Aaron Dobson will not.

Collins returns to the lineup after sitting out last week with a thigh injury.

FOXBORO — The 2014 home schedule is finally here for the Patriots.

Roger Goodell came in for severe criticism from players on Friday.</p>
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FOXBORO — Shane Vereen (shoulder) and Jamie Collins (thigh) were among six Patriots players listed as questionable Friday on the final injury report before the home opener against the Raiders Sunday at Gillette Stadium.

FOXBORO — Brandon LaFell admits he’s still not quite on the same page with Tom Brady but he’s getting there. With all the talk this week about the trust factor between Brady and the receiving corps, LaFell was asked Friday his feelings on where his rapport stands with the quarterback.

Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo, who missed Thursday practice as he became a father for the third time, made his weekly appearance with Middays with MFB on Friday to preview Sunday’s home opener against the Raiders.

The Raiders come in at 0-2, but Mayo said the Patriots aren’t overlooking them.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter joined Middays with MFB on Friday to talk about commissioner Roger Goodell, who is scheduled to break his silence and address the media in a press conference Friday afternoon. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

Bill Belichick, the teacher and coach, is now armed with a tablet on the sidelines. (Getty Images)FOXBORO -- Just imagine Bill Belichick with an ice pick.



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