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11/23/2011 - 8:56am
Mashup: Tebow defends religious fervor

Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow responded to criticism of his religious fervor -- most recently by former Broncos QB Jake Plummer -- by explaining why he is constantly praising Jesus Christ and making it clear he does not plan to stop.

“If you’re married, and you have a wife, and you really love your wife, is it good enough to only say to your wife, I love her, the day you get married? Or should you tell her every single day when you wake up and have the opportunity? And that’s how I feel about my relationship with Jesus Christ,” Tebow said in an ESPN interview. “It is the most important thing in my life, so every opportunity I have to tell him I love him, or I’m given an opportunity to shout him out on national TV, I’m going to take that opportunity.”

Added Tebow: "I look at it as a relationship I have with him, I want to give him the honor and glory every time I get the opportunity. And then...

11/23/2011 - 7:51am
QB guru Martinez says Brady in pain

During his appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Tuesday, Tom Brady was asked how he was feeling. There had been a report indicating that he has a bone bruise near the elbow on his right arm and he's been wearing a black band below the elbow, but Brady assured the hosts there was nothing of concern.

"I’m fine. I feel great,” he said. “I feel as good as I’ve ever felt going into Thanksgiving time. I feel really good and excited about where we’re at and hopefully we can keep building on these wins."

However, according to Brady's longtime personal coach, Tom Martinez, the quarterback is showing obvious signs of an injury.

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11/22/2011 - 7:25pm
Belichick: Place on wins list 'flattering'
By: DJ Bean

Patriots coach Bill Belichick made his weekly appearance on the Big Show Tuesday, discussing Monday's win over the Chiefs and the team's upcoming meeting with the Eagles. 

With Monday's 34-3 win over Kansas City Monday, Belichick surpassed former boss Bill Parcells and moved into ninth place on the all-time wins list. Belichick, who now has 184 career wins (including postseason) as a head coach, fondly recalled his days of working with Parcells and said he appreciated where he stands historically. 

"It's flattering to be on the list," Belichick said. "Anything that has to do with winning, I'm proud of. It's nice to be part of a winning statistic. I'll take that any day."

On the topic of defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, Belichick said it's been easy to increase his role over the years because of his willingness to stay on the field. Belichick said that isn't a common characteristic in defensive linemen, but that...

11/22/2011 - 5:15pm
Report: Sox still tried to get Farrell
By: DJ Bean

According to a report from Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Red Sox asked the Blue Jays to reconsider their stance after they announced in October that they would not let employees make lateral moves to other organizations. The Blue Jays made their policy change amidst speculation that the Red Sox might be interested in Toronto manager John Farrell for their vacant managerial position.

Rosenthal, who cites major league sources, writes that the Red Sox "have had conversations with the Blue Jays about Farrell since the Jays’ policy shift, asking what it would take for them to reconsider their position."

The report also states that the Red Sox were not optimistic that the talks would go far, and that the discussions "failed to progress." Farrell was the Red Sox' pitching coach from 2007 to 2010...

11/22/2011 - 4:59pm
Wilfork: Edelman 'understands the game'
By: DJ Bean

Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork made his weekly appearance on The Big Show Tuesday, discussing Monday's 34-3 victory over the Chiefs and where the Pats stand through 11 weeks of the season.

One bright spot in Monday's victory was Julian Edelman. The third year receiver, who played quarterback at Kent State, played defensive back and linebacker in addition to having a 72-yard punt return for a touchdown. 

"It's funny, because you have Julian going from offense to special teams, to special teams, to defense and defense to special teams," Wilfork said. "He's probably the only guy that's walking from one end to the other end, from one walkthrough to another walkthrough, and it's all different stuff."

"He came in, and he actually put in his work," Wilfork added. "He learned his stuff, what we asked him to do. We don't want to overload his plate much, but he understands the game. He's a football...

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