Circumstantial evidence vs. Pats = draconian penalties. Circumstantial evidence vs. Manning = nothing. Embarrassment, thy name is NFL.
Broncos-Panthers has blowout written all over it, but Peyton Manning won simply by getting Denver to the Super Bowl.
4ySome thoughts from the first two quarters, which ended with New England holding a 13-10 lead.
4yFOXBORO -- It wouldn't be a Patriots game if their defense didn't do an uncanny Swiss cheese imitation at least once, would it? The 'D' did it late in the second quarter, allowing the Cowboys to gash them for 93 yards over 11 plays. Dallas never once lost yardage -- and, in...
4yThe teams trade field goals, fumbles and interceptions in the first 15 minutes.
4yBut the Patriots' linebacker's recuperation from his MCL injury appears to be progressing faster than expected, and he may be back Oct. 29 against Pittsburgh.
4yTom E. Curran updates his initial Patriots-Cowboys preview and adds the review to each section. See how accurate he was in his preview, and how well the Patriots executed on the field.
4yMike Wright's concussion symptoms didn't disappear as quickly as he had hoped, which has forced him to sit out for the rest of the season.
4yInjured linebacker Jerod Mayo, who injured his MCL two weeks ago, makes a surprise return to the practice field on Friday.