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11/18/2012 - 8:28pm
No Luck needed: Brady, Gronk rout Colts

FOXBORO -- Rob Gronkowski caught a pair of touchdowns, Aqib Talib and Alfonzo Dennard returned interceptions for TDs, and Tom Brady threw for 300 yards for the 51st time in his career as the Patriots mauled Andrew Luck and the Colts, 59-24, at Gillette Stadium. It marked the second time this season that the Patriots reached the 50-point mark in a game, as the Pats improved upon their NFL-best scoring average. Brady finished 24-of-35 for 331 yards and three touchdowns and a rating of 126.7. Luck was not sharp, with several tipped passes over the middle, finishing 27-of-49 for 334 yards with three interceptions. It was the fifth time Luck went over 300 yards this season, the most by any rookie in NFL history.

The 59 points matched the franchise record 59-point game in a shutout win over the Titans on Oct. 18, 2009. Julian Edelman was also huge, returning a punt 68 yards for a game-tying touchdown, breaking a 47-yard run and recording five catches for...

11/18/2012 - 7:56pm
Gronk makes NFL history at Gillette

FOXBORO -- Rob Gronkowski had a history-making day at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. 

Gronkowski caught a 23-yard touchdown pass late in the third quarter to become the first tight end in NFL history with at least 10 touchdown catches in three straight seasons. It also gave him 37 touchdowns in his first three seasons, one more than John Jefferson for the most in history. Gronkowski also has 12 games of multiple touchodwns, the most by any player ever in his first three seasons, passing Jerry Rice. 

Gronkowski was targeted seven times and caught passes on all of them, midway through the fourth. He had 137 yards and two touchdowns. 

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


11/18/2012 - 4:06pm
Hernandez, Mankins, Chung, Connolly out

FOXBORO -- For the third straight game, tight end Aaron Hernandez will sit out with a recurrence of his sprained right ankle. Also inactive Sunday against the Colts are starting offensive linemen Logan Mankins and Dan Connolly. Patrick Chung (shoulder/hamstring) will miss his fourth straight game. Also inactive are tight end Daniel Fells and defensive ends Jake Bequette and Justin Francis. 

About 25 minutes before the inactives were announced publicly at 2:55 p.m., Patrick Chung tweeted the cryptic message, Gotta love business.  The tweet was taken down minutes later. (For a screenshot, visit the football blog It Is What It Is)

Aqib Talib is active and will likely get the start at left corner while Devin McCourty is expected to start his third straight game at strong safety. With Mankins and Connolly both out, Donald Thomas is likely to start at left guard while Nick McDonald is...

11/18/2012 - 4:00pm
BC finishes last at Charleston tourney

Andrew Lawrence scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half Sunday as Charleston knocked off Boston College, 71-67, for seventh place in the Charleston (S.C.) Classic.

Patrick Heckmann scored 18 points off the bench for BC (1-3), which played without standout forward Ryan Anderson (ankle injury). Lonnie Jackson netted 14, and Joe Rahon had 13 points and seven rebounds.

Charleston (2-2) trailed by five at the half, 34-29, but opened Period 2 with a 19-8 run. Lawrence started with run with a pair of 3-pointers, and Anthony Thomas (10 points) hit consecutive driving layups to put the Cougars ahead for good.

BC kept it tight down the stretch but could only get as close as two points, the last time with 28 seconds remaining after two free throws from Olivier Hanlan. Lawrence hit 4-of-6 free throws after that to keep his team in front.

The Eagles return home next to play Auburn on Wednesday afternoon (4).


11/18/2012 - 2:23pm
Pepper undergoes surgery, on crutches

FOXBORO -- Patriots defensive line coach Pepper Johnson will be at today's game on crutches after undergoing surgery this week to repair a torn quadriceps muscle, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. 

Johnson is expected to be on the sidelines for the game, as is usually the case, along with defensive coordinator Matt Patricia. For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots and the blog It Is What It Is


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