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11/25/2009 - 1:42pm
Brady: 'You never forget that day'

FOXBORO  --  For the first time since winning Super Bowl XXXVI, the Patriots will return to the Louisiana Superdome on Monday night to take on the 10-0 Saints. "That was the last time we were there," Tom Brady recalled Wednesday. "Mr. [Robert] Kraft came in [Wednesday] and talked to the team about that. He talked about the special memories of that place. You never forget that day. That was pretty unbelievable for all of us. A lot of us, your first chance to play in the Super Bowl and winning the Super Bowl under the circumstances of course of that season and that year, with 9/11 happening and U2 performing at halftime, it was pretty unbelievable." For more, visit the football blog, It Is What It Is


11/25/2009 - 1:02pm
Belichick thanks Kraft family

FOXBORO  --  Patriots coach Bill Belichick took time at the start of his Wednesday press conference to thank the Robert Kraft and the Kraft family for the chance to coach their team. "I appreciate the Kraft family giving me an opportunity to be the coach here," Belichick said. "We certainly have outstanding facilities and support and everything to work with. Robert talked to the team this morning and I thought he put the day in good perspective. It's a good time to reflect and be appreciative, take at least one day a year to do that. It's a great time for all of us to be thankful, especially those of us with the Patriots. We have a great situation here. It's a great opportunity." For more, visit the football blog, It Is What It Is

 
 
 

11/25/2009 - 11:49am
Pats' Bodden wins AFC honors

The Patriots announced Wednesday morning that CB Leigh Bodden has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week by the National Football League for his performance in New England’s 31-14 victory over the Jets last Sunday. It is the first time that Bodden has earned the AFC Defensive Player of the Week honor. Bodden registered a career-high three interceptions against the Jets, including one that he returned 53 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter. The three interceptions tie the Patriots franchise record for interceptions in a game. It was the second time in Bodden’s career that he has had at least two interceptions in a game. He had two interceptions in a game in 2007 when he played in Cleveland. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
 


11/25/2009 - 9:41am
Schilling: 'Pull out all the stops'

Curt Schilling checked in with the Dennis & Callahan show to discuss a report that the Red Sox are pursuing Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay. "I'd pull out all the stops to make something like that happen," Schilling said.

 

The former Sox pitcher said he understands that the price would be high, but it wouldn't prevent him from making a deal. "So rarely do you get a chance to get an impact guy of his caliber. Even rarer still is a guy that's a pitcher. I look at is as: OK, let's see, you get five years of Halladay — what are two World Series worth? What's one more World Series? If you can identify that there's a tangible value there, then that's what you do. At the end of the day, I'd pull out all the stops."

 

Schilling also took some time to look back on the Thanksgiving dinner he shared with Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein six years ago when Schilling decided to accept a trade from the...

11/25/2009 - 7:46am
Report: Sox go hard after Halladay

According to a report on the New York Daily News' website, the Red Sox are aggressively pursuing Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay, "putting on a full-court press," according to a source. "They would love to get it wrapped up before the winter meetings [beginning Dec. 7]," the source told the Daily News. Read the article here. And check our Red Sox blog, Full Count, for more updates throughout the day.

 


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