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10/19/2009 - 12:32pm
Belichick on Thomas: 'It was one game'

Patriots coach Bill Belichick was asked Monday about outside linebacker Adalius Thomas — who was a healthy scratch Sunday for the first time since his rookie year in Baltimore — and his status with the team going forward. “I don’t know. It was one game. We’ll evaluate this combing week against Tampa like we always do,” said Belichick. “This week is different than last week.

“I think he’s a good football player. He’s versatile. He’s made some big plays for us," Belichick said of Thomas. "We have a lot of confidence in him. If that wasn’t the case, he wouldn’t be here.”

For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.


10/19/2009 - 12:22pm
Lucic out 4-6 weeks with a broken right index finger

WILMINGTON -- The Bruins doled out more good news at Monday morning practice when Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli revealed that Milan Lucic had surgery Sunday for a broken right finger, and will miss 4-6 weeks with the injury. Chiarelli termed the injury a broken thumb, but Claude Julien corrected the assessment and later revealed it was instead a broken right index finger. Lucic was placed on long term injured reserve list Sunday amid a flurry of moves by the Bruins, and that requires that the bruising left winger miss at least 10 games and 24 days due to the injury. For more info from Bruins practice -- including the practice debuts of Vladimir Sobotka and Brad Marchand -- check in with the Big Bad Blog.


10/19/2009 - 9:53am
Brady on D&C: 'Just one game'

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, fresh off Sunday's 59-0 domination of the Titans, checked in with Dennis & Callahan for his weekly discussion. Brady said he's figured out the key to the team's success, which he shared in a chat with linebacker Junior Seau at the end of yesterday's game.

 

"I said, 'Junior you show up for one game and we win by 60 points. Where were you six weeks ago?' " Brady joked of Seau, who was making his first appearance of the season. "We figured out the problem."

 

Brady cautioned not to get too high after a big win, just as he says not to overreact after a bad loss.

 

"The way I look at it, honestly, guys, it was just one game and we played well," he said. "I think it's important not to ride the roller coaster of the NFL season. You've got to believe and be confident in what you're doing as an offense, as a team, as a player. You just have to...

10/19/2009 - 8:59am
Esiason talks QBs on D&C

Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason made his weekly appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning. Esiason talked about the Patriots' upcoming game in London on Sunday against the winless Buccaneers, and he warned that we could see a repeat of yesterday's 59-0 rout of Tennessee.

 

"I don't know that's the brand of football we want to export across the pond, but I would imagine that Tom Brady is going to light up the Tampa Bay Buccaneers," Esiason said.

 

Esiason also commented on the Jets and rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez, who lost to the Bills in overtime Sunday.

 

"[Sanchez] threw five interceptions at home, he was booed yesterday, this is where you find really find out whether or not the kid can play," Esiason said.

 

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10/19/2009 - 8:40am
Tom Brady to join Dennis & Callahan at 9 a.m.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will join the Dennis & Callahan Show at 9 a.m. on Monday morning. Brady will recap the Patriots game against the Titans and look ahead to next Sunday's match-up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If you miss the interview, simply visit the Dennis & Callahan Audio on Demand section after the show to listen to the complete segment.


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