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01/01/2012 - 3:41pm
Brady passes Marino, 5,000 yards

FOXBORO -- In a rough first half, Tom Brady managed to accomplish a significant milestone. 

Brady went over the 5,000-yard plateau for the first time in his career when he connected with a wide open Aaron Hernandez down the right sideline in the second quarter. 

It marked the fourth time in NFL history a quarterback passed the 5,000-yard mark in a season, joining Drew Brees (2011, 2008) and Dan Marino in 1984. 

Brady finished with three touchdown passes on 23-of-35 for 338 yards, and in the process passed Marino's 1984 mark of 5,084 yards, which stood until Drew Brees broke it last Monday against the Falcons. Brady finished the 2011 season with a career-best 5,235 yards passing, second only in NFL history to Brees' total of 5,476 this season.

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


01/01/2012 - 12:41pm
Chung, Spikes, Light active for Patriots

FOXBORO -- For the first time since both were injured in a Nov. 6 loss to the Giants, safety Patrick Chung and linebacker Brandon Spikes are active for today's season finale against the Bills. 

Chung injured his right foot against the Giants and tried to play the next week before getting scratched against the Jets in warmups. Spikes injured his right knee against the Giants in the second half and has missed all seven games since. 

Matt Light, after being scratched last Saturday in warmups with a right ankle injury, is active and available. In addition to Logan Mankins (left knee) and Sebastian Vollmer (right foot), both of whom were ruled out Friday, Ron Brace, Tracy White, Kevin Faulk, Ryan Mallett and Shane Vereen are inactive for Sunday's game. 

For complete coverage of today's game, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots and the blog...

01/01/2012 - 12:17pm
Report: Penn State ready to hire O'Brien

FOXBORO -- With his team preparing for a season finale against the Bills, Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien is on the verge of leaving after the season to take over for Joe Paterno as the head coach of Penn State football, according to a report by USA TODAY. 

Jon Saraceno of USA TODAY tweeted Sunday morning that "a person with knowledge of the Penn State hiring tells USA TODAY that only contract details need to be finalized before O'Brien is the man."

Earlier in the morning, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that emerged as a leading candidate for the job, one year after assuming the offensive coordinator duties full-time with the Patriots. 

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


12/31/2011 - 11:40pm
New Year's Eve, Stars unkind to Bruins

The Bruins saw their seven-game win streak come to an end Saturday night, with the B's suffering a 4-2 loss to the Stars in Dallas. 

"They came at us aggressive, and from our end we probably played our worst game in a long time," Bruins coach Claude Julien told NESN after the loss. Julien later added, "Once in a while when you lose like we did tonight it puts things in perspective."

The Bruins, who had beaten the Stars in the teams last three meetings, fell into a 3-1 hole after the first period thanks to goals by Dallas' Loui Eriksson, Trevor Daley and former Bruin Michael Ryder. Eriksson's goal, which came just 3:21 into the period, came on a two-man advantage for the hosts. The lone goal for the visitors in the first came from Tyler Seguin, who knotted the game at 1-1, 11:39 into the game.

The Stars extended their lead against the Bruins and their netminder, Tim Thomas, in the second when Tom Wandell netted...

12/31/2011 - 3:31pm
Peverley to return, Thomas to start
By: DJ Bean

Bruins forward Rich Peverley will return to the lineup Saturday night against the Stars, coach Claude Julien confirmed to reporters following the team's morning skate. Tim Thomas was first netminder off the ice in the morning skate and is expected to get the start in goal. 

Peverley missed the team's last two games with an undisclosed injury that Julien said was helped by rest. The team kept him out of the lineup last Friday agaisnt the Panthers and this Wednesday against the Coyotes. With Peverley's return to the lineup, Zach Hamill will be a healthy scratch.

In 30 games this season, Peverley has six goals and 19 assists for 25 points.

For more on the Bruins, visit weei.com/bruins.


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