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09/30/2009 - 11:36am
Report: Prescott Burgess back with the Patriots

FOXBORO - Less than 48 hours after being released by the Patriots, linebacker Prescott Burgess has been signed back to the practice squad, according to ESPN. Burgess, who was in the locker room on Wednesday morning, was acquired from the Ravens last week for a conditional draft pick.  Burgess was released on Monday to make room for defensive tackle Terdell Sands. Wednesday's move is not a surprise as head coach Bill Belichick hinted during his Tuesday conference call with reporters. “We’d like to have them both, but we had to make room,” Belichick said. “We’d like to continue to work with both players, if possible.” The Patriots are preparing to play Burgess' former team this Sunday at Gillette Stadium. For more visit the football blog, It Is What It Is


09/30/2009 - 8:51am
Wednesday's Morning Mashup
By: admin

The Wednesday wild card edition of the Morning Mashup has all of the day's top stories, with links, videos, trivia and more, including the video of former Patriot Junior Seau getting trampled by a bull.


09/30/2009 - 12:56am
Pats work out ex-Steeler Bruce Davis

WEEI.com has confirmed via a league source that the Patriots have worked out former Pittsburgh linebacker Bruce Davis. A third-round pick out of UCLA in 2008, the 24-year-old Davis played a limited role on special teams last season for the Steelers, seeing action in five games with Pittsburgh. As a collegian, he had impressive numbers with the Bruins, finishing his college career with 29 sacks, second most in school history. The 6-foot-3, 252-pound Davis is the son of former Oakland offensive tackle Bruce Sr., who won two Super Bowl rings with the Raiders. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.


09/30/2009 - 12:50am
Red Sox finally clinch wild card

Just two hours after losing their fifth straight game, the Red Sox finally clinched the American League wild card berth at 12:50 a.m. ET Wednesday morning when the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers, 5-2, at Angel Stadium. The Red Sox had a chance to clinch earlier in the evening but their dramatic comeback against Toronto fell short in an 8-7 loss at Fenway. Some Red Sox players and staff actually stayed around at Fenway Park to celebrate the club's sixth playoff berth in seven seasons. The Red Sox will play the Angels in the American League Division Series next week, with the first two games in California. For full coverage, visit the Full Count blog.   


09/29/2009 - 11:30pm
Lind on Pap: He said he didn't mean to

Adam Lind said he has no hard feelings after Jonathan Papelbon drilled him with a 94 mph fastball in the ninth inning, after the Toronto designated hitter drilled three homers in his first four at-bats of the night. "He was just trying to get me out, trying to hit his spot. I've been pitched there a lot, so he just missed his spot," Lind said. "He just said he didn't mean to. He said it twice. I kind of know people who know him and he's a really nice guy." Lind became the first visiting player since Frank Thomas in 1996 to hit three homers at Fenway Park in Toronto's 8-7 win over the Red Sox in a game that delayed wild card celebrations at Fenway Park. For more, visit the Full Count blog.


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