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10/17/2012 - 2:25pm
Rex: Pats D 'doesn't get credit it deserves'

FOXBORO -- Jets coach Rex Ryan saw the film of Sunday's Patriots game in Seattle in which they gave up two touchdown passes in the final eight minutes, blowing a 13-point lead in a 24-23 loss to the Seahawks. But Tuesday, in a conference call with the New England media, Ryan said he doesn't see the Patriots defense as weak or incompetent. 

"I think you have to be balanced," Ryan said. "I know New England, every year they get criticized for their pass defense, what they rank and all that. But it's not about that. The Patriots play complimentary football where obviously, you have the No. 1 offense in all...

10/17/2012 - 1:50pm
Bolden, White only Patriots missing practice

FOXBORO -- Running back Brandon Bolden and linebacker Tracy White were the only Patriots not spotted at practice on Wednesday on the grass training fields behind Gillette Stadium. The team held only a walk-through, which is a practice without pads or shells. 

Since the team held only a walk-thru, injured defensive lineman Myron Pryor was eligible to participate after spending the first six weeks on the physically unable to perform list. Pryor was spotted on the field with this teammates for the first time. 

The Patriots will practice again on Thursday and Friday in advance of their game against the Jets on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. 

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


10/17/2012 - 12:37pm
Brandon Lloyd on shoulder: 'I'm fine'

FOXBORO -- Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd said he's "fine" after appearing to get a little shaken up in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss to the Seahawks. Lloyd, who is second on the Patriots in receptions (34) and receiving yards (401), laid out for a ball down the New England sidelines late in the game against Seattle, and appeared to land awkwardly on his shoulder. He spent a couple of plays on the sideline, but did return for the final few plays. The 31-year-old Lloyd is in his first season with the Patriots.

For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


10/17/2012 - 7:39am
Mashup: Kobe offers support to pal A-Rod

Lakers star Kobe Bryant said he got in touch with struggling Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez a couple of days ago, trying to boost the confidence of the third baseman who was batting .130 in this year's playoffs before being benched for Tuesday night's Game 3 of the ALCS against the Tigers.

"I just said to him, 'You're Alex Rodriguez. You're A-Rod. You're one of the best to ever do it,' " Bryant said after scoring 31 points in Tuesday's preseason loss to the Jazz. "I think sometimes he kind of forgets that and wants to try to do the right thing all the time. Which is the right team attitude to have. But other times you really have to put your head down and say, 'Hell with it,' and just do your thing.

"Hopefully the next game they'll kind of give him a chance, maybe put him back at third and let him respond to the pressure, which I think he'll do."

Bryant, who expressed his displeasure after A-Rod was...

10/16/2012 - 9:59pm
Three-for-all: Pierce nets 29 in loss

Paul Pierce drained six of his first seven 3-point attempts and finished with a team-high 29 points, but the Celtics blew a late lead and lost to the Nets, 97-96, Tuesday night in preseason action at TD Garden. With guards Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith cut before the game, Rajon Rondo played a preseason-high 35 minutes and finished with five points and 11 assists. The Celtics led 95-86 with 3:16 left before the Nets went on a 10-0 run to take the lead with 40 seconds remaining.

Pierce -- who made 10 of his 17 shots and finished 6-of-8 from long distance -- played 27 minutes and started the game with regulars Rondo and Kevin Garnett. Rookie Jared Sullinger and newcomer Courtney Lee filled out the starting lineup for Doc Rivers, who was not on the bench for the second half. Michael Longabardi and Armond Hill took over for Rivers in the second half. Sullinger had six points, nine rebounds and five personal fouls in 30 minutes of action, the most time...

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