Top of the Morning:Patriots top Broncos, 31-21

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Top of the Morning:Patriots top Broncos, 31-21

Eric Frede has all the headline and highlights for Monday, October 8 on CSNNE.com's SportsNet Central Update.

The Patriots improved to 3-2 on the season after beating the Broncos at Gillette Stadium, 31-21.

Peyton Manning did his best to bring Denver back into the game, but a Willis McGahee fumble in the final minutes sealed the deal for Tom Brady and New England.

The Celtics won their preseason game in Milan, 105-75, and now head back to Boston to resume their training camp and preseason.

This and more on CSNNE.com's SportsNet Central Update.

Brad Stevens podcast: 'Only goal around here is a championship'

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Brad Stevens podcast: 'Only goal around here is a championship'

Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine talk with Boston Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens at Celtics Media Day about raised expectations for the upcoming season, how Al Horford will fit, can Isaiah Thomas build off an All-Star season, and how high are his goals. 

Plus, Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely discuss whether or not some critiscism could come Stevens' way if the Celtics doesn't perform well in the playoffs.

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