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12/22/2010 - 1:31pm
Terrell Suggs: Brady not Pro Bowl worthy

FOXBORO — Tom Brady may be having one of his best seasons ever, but that's not good enough to even land a spot on one AFC player's Pro Bowl ballot. Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs told Yahoo's Michael Silver he voted for Peyton Manning, Phillip Rivers and Ryan Fitzpatrick but not Brady for the game to be played Jan. 30 in Hawaii.

 

Brady and Suggs have a past of exchanging shots at one another. The two have had big battles in the last year, including the playoffs last January when the Ravens won, 33-14, and on Oct. 17, when the Patriots prevailed in overtime, 23-20. It was after the game in October that Suggs made fun of Brady's supermodel wife, Gisele, and Brady replied, "They talk a lot for only beating us once in nine years."

 

Asked if he was forgetting about Brady's prolific season in omitting the Patriots...

12/22/2010 - 12:44pm
Jenks has bonuses for closing games

According to a major league source, Bobby Jenks’ contract — which is guaranteed to pay the reliever $6 million per season for the next two years — also includes some noteworthy bonuses. The 29-year-old can earn up to an additional $1 million by finishing games, specifically: $200,000 each for 30, 40, 50, 55 and 60 games completed.

 

(The last time the Red Sox issued such bonuses to free-agent relievers other than Papelbon were to Joel Pineiro and J.C. Romero, both of whom were considered candidates for the closing job when it appeared Papelbon might go into the starting rotation.)

 

Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein said Tuesday that the plan is for Jenks to be setting up closer Jonathan Papelbon for the 2011 season.

 

“We feel really lucky that Bobby wanted to pitch here and we were able to get someone of his caliber to join our bullpen and help Dan Bard set up for Pap,”...

12/22/2010 - 12:19pm
Top stories of 2010: KG's return to form

Beginning Wednesday and continuing for the final 10 days of the year, WEEI.com takes a look at the top stories in Boston sports from 2010. Starting us off at No. 10 is Kevin Garnett's return to form for the Celtics. Check back each day for the next story in our countdown. And make sure to vote in our poll for the 2010 Boston Athlete of the Year.


12/22/2010 - 12:10pm
Pats announce signing of DL Cohen

FOXBORO — The Patriots made another move to add depth to their injury-ravaged defensive line on Wednesday when they announced the signing of Landon Cohen. To make room for him, the team released DL Louis Leonard, the lineman who was signed just last week.

 

The defensive lineman was a seventh-round selection of the Lions out of Ohio University in 2008 and has played for Lions and Jaguars.

 

After being drafted by the Lions, Cohen spent his rookie season as a backup defensive tackle. He was elevated to a starting position in 2009 but was released on the day of final cuts in 2010 and subsequently signed by the Jaguars. He spent two games with Jacksonville before being released. Cohen has since worked out for a number of teams, including the Eagles.

 

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


12/22/2010 - 10:23am
Pats' Connolly wins weekly AFC honor

Patriots offensive lineman Dan Connolly has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

Connolly returned a first-half kickoff 71 yards to the 4-yard line in the second quarter. According to Elias Sports Bureau, it is the longest kickoff return by an offensive lineman in NFL history. The run by Connolly topped the 48-yard touchdown return by Atlanta's Mal Snider in 1969. The previous longest kickoff return for a Patriots offensive lineman was a 27-yard return by Stephen Neal on Nov. 30, 2008, vs. Pittsburgh. Connolly’s previous best was a 16-yard return vs. Miami on Nov. 8, 2009. Connolly’s return set up a 2-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady to Aaron Hernandez that cut the Packers’ lead to 17-14.

Connolly is the second offensive lineman to ever be named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Oakland’s Langston Walker won the award in Week 12 of the 2004 season after blocking a field goal attempt.
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