One day after 20 players were limited at practice, the Patriots had only five players listed on the injury report on Friday.
The Patriots expect to have all of their players available against the Texans; a game which drew an interesting analogy from Bill Belichick.
"It's like when you talk to the navy seals and those guys about when they go on a mission, how they talk about, alright so we get there and... we practice going over this six-foot wall and the wall's 30 feet high. That's the way it is in the NFL. You practice for... you think you're gonna swim across a 200 yard lake and the lake's 800 yards. You gotta get across it."
Team Canada has the Boston Bruins -- two in particular -- to thank for a championship.
Patrice Bergeron tied the game on a power play at 17:07 of the third period, and Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds left to win it as Canada defeated Team Europe, 2-1, Thursday night and won the World Cup of Hockey title.
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David Ortiz offers thoughtful answers and insight in this interview with Sean McAdam touching on his beginning with the Red Sox, the Boston Marathon bombings, showing up on a PED list, his impact in the dugout, and more.
You can also see pieces of the interview on CSN Friday at 6:30pm on a special Arbella Early Edition with Gary Tanguay and Lou Merloni.
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