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10/29/2010 - 3:59pm
Favre 'questionable' for Sunday

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre has been officially ruled questionable for Sunday's game against the Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Favre suffered two breaks in his ankle during last Sunday night's 28-24 loss at Green Bay. He returned to the field on Friday for the first time this week, doing away with the walking boot he had been wearing to protect his left ankle, opting instead to just wear protective tape over it.

 

Vikings injury Report for Friday:

Did Not Participate 

S Jamarca Sanford (not injury related) Probable

 

Limited Participation

QB Brett Favre (foot/ankle) Questionable

T Chris DeGeare (ankle) Questionable

CB Lito Sheppard (hamstring) Questionable

 

Full Participation

DT Letroy Guion (hamstring) Probable

G Steve Hutchinson (quadriceps) Probable

C John...

10/29/2010 - 3:46pm
Moss fined $25K for dissing media

Minnesota Vikings star receiver Randy Moss will be $25,000 lighter when he takes the field at Gillette Stadium on Sunday after being fined by the NFL for not talking to the media. 

 

Moss was notorious in New England for not talking during the week and not being available when reporters would approach him to speak. His only media availability would come immediately after a game. His most infamous moment of the season came when he addressed the media for 15 minutes in the wake of New England's 38-24 win over Cincinnati on opening day.

 

He criticized the media for the way they portrayed his comments and feelings about the Patriots. 

 

For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots

 

 

 

 


10/29/2010 - 3:37pm
Pats injury report: Taylor, Page out

FOXBORO -- Despite making progress off the field to heal an injured toe, running back Fred Taylor will miss his fourth straight game on Sunday against Minnesota after he was ruled out for this weekend. Also missing the game will be safety Jarrad Page, who suffered an injured calf last Sunday in San Diego. 

 

Patriots Injury Report for Friday:

Did Not Participate

S Jarrad Page (calf) OUT

RB Fred Taylor (toe) OUT

 

Limited Participation

WR Deion Branch (hamstring) Questionable 

DT Mike Wright (knee) Questionable

S Patrick Chung (knee) Questionable

WR Matthew Slater (ankle) Questionable 

 

Full Participation

QB Tom Brady (right shoulder) Probable

 

For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/...

10/29/2010 - 12:13pm
Reports: Favre practices, looks 'OK'

Brett Favre returned to practice on Friday in Minnesota and was throwing the ball to jogging receivers, according to the twitter page of Judd Zulgad, a blogger and reporter covering Vikings practice. 

 

Zulgad reported that "Favre is on the practice field and was doing some light throwing. Looked to be moving OK." 

 

On Thursday, several media outlets reported that Vikings coach Brad Childress was leaning toward sitting Favre because of his limited mobility due to broken bones in his ankle. Favre enters Sunday's game in Foxboro against the Patriots having started 291 straight games, the longest consecutive games-played streak in NFL history. 

 

For more, visit the Patriots page at weei.com/patriots


10/29/2010 - 11:56am
King on D&H: Belichick's best coaching job?

NFL analyst Peter King of SI.com and NBC Sports, in his weekly interview with the Dale & Holley Show, discussed a number of pressing issues in the NFL. He insisted ("Take it to the bank") that the decision by Vikings head coach Brad Childress as to whether or not to start Brett Favre on Monday against the Patriots will be made solely based upon whether he is able to handle practice on Friday and then bounce back reasonably well on Saturday.

 

"Brad Childress has not made a decision yet about what he’s going to do," said King. "That [Favre's ability to practice on Friday], and only that, is what is going to be used to judge whether Brett Favre is going to play Sunday against the Patriots."

 

King also praised the work of the Patriots to get a number of young players -- whether rookie defensive standouts such as Jermaine Cunningham, Brandon Spikes and Devin McCourty or tight ends...

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