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11/08/2009 - 5:14pm
Fish out of water: Pats beat Fins

FOXBORO  --  Tom Brady connected with Randy Moss on a short crossing pattern that turned into a 71-yard go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter as the Patriots beat the Miami Dolphins, 27-17, at Gillette Stadium. Steve Gostkowski had four field goals, including three in the first half, and Laurence Maroney had a 1-yard touchdown run as the Patriots (6-2) took 16-10 lead into the locker room. Miami (3-5) took a brief 17-16 lead by driving 66 yards in 10 minutes to open the second half. Pats center Dan Koppen suffered a knee injury in the second quarter and did not return. Brady finished 25-of-37 for 332 yards while Moss had six catches for 147 yards. For complete coverage of today's game, visit the football blog It Is What It Is


11/08/2009 - 12:40pm
Inactives for Pats-Dolphins

FOXBORO --  The Patriots have announced their inactives for today's game against Miami. They are Julian Edelman, Fred Taylor, Jonathan Wilhite, Sammy Morris, Eric Alexander, Rich Ohrnberger, Matt Light and Jarvis Green. Just signed this morning off practice squad, cornerback Kyle Arrington is active for the Patriots and available to play today. For the Dolphins, Tyler Thigpen, Kory Sheets, Channing Crowder, Andrew Gardner, Lydon Murtha, Patrick Turner Quentin Moses and Jason Ferguson are inactive. For more, visit the football blog, It Is What It Is.


11/08/2009 - 10:30am
Pats sign Arrington to 53-man roster

FOXBORO -- The Patriots have signed defensive back Kyle Arrington to the 53-man roster from the practice squad. The 23-year-old corner out of Hofstra University was released by Tampa Bay on Sept. 14, one day after playing in the Bucs' opening loss to Dallas. He was signed to the Patriots practice squad on Sept. 21 before being signed to the active squad today. The move comes after cornerback Jonathan Wilhite missed all of practice this week with an illness. For more, visit the football blog, It Is What It Is

 


11/08/2009 - 9:53am
Fantasy Football: Live chat at 11 a.m.
By: admin

WEEI.com Fantasy Editor D.J. Bean promises that if you join him at 11 a.m. on Sunday for the Fantasy Football Live Chat, you will not look as bad as did Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in his stinkfest for the ages on Thursday. Bean will provide last-minute advice on who to start and who to sit, keeping pace with the last-minute pre-game updates.
 
To join, click here.


11/08/2009 - 4:26am
Revs get knocked out of playoffs

Chicago’s Cuauhtemoc Blanco ripped a shot into the upper right corner of the net past New England goalie Matt Reis with seven minutes left in regulation to give the Fire a 2-0 victory over the Revolution. That goal allowed Chicago to advance past the Revs in the home-and-home Eastern Conference semi-final, as the Fire claimed a 3-2 advantage in total goals in the two-game playoff series.
 
The Fire outshot the Revs, 21-12, and had a 13-4 advantage in shots on goal. Nonetheless, New England had a pair of late chances to even the series goal count. But defender Pat Phelan’s header in the 89th minute of regulation went wide, and his shot in the fifth minute of stoppage time was stopped by Chicago goalie Jon Busch.

 
For the recap of the Revs’ season-ending loss, click here.


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