Patriots Talk

Wes Welker may sign a long-term extension with the Patriots today, but odds are he won't. Either way, it's not going to be a huge distraction for the Patriots, even if it's not necessarily the right thing for them to do.
Former Patriots assistant Bill O'Brien, who took over as Penn State's head coach after Joe Paterno's firing, must keep his new team focused in the aftermath of the latest controversies surrounding the Sandusky sex scandal.
According to the Boston Globe, Rob Gronkowski has been told to take it easy for the rest of the summer.
According to ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss, it's unlikely the Patriots will sign Wes Welker to a new contract by Monday's 4 p.m. deadline for franchise-tagged players.
The clock is ticking on Wes Welker's hopes for a better deal -- which isn't simply a matter of being long-term.
Devin McCourty's trainer says the Patriots' cornerback is completely recovered from last year's shoulder injury and 'I wouldn't be surprised if he duplicates his rookie year.'
2y writer Adam Rank predicts the Patriots will return to the playoffs despite 2012's easiest strength of schedule. See why he's probably right.



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LeaderNew EnglandSeattle
PassingT. Brady 328R. Wilson 247
RushingL. Blount 40M. Lynch 102
ReceivingJ. Edelman 109C. Matthews 109
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