Preparing for Russell Wilson

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Preparing for Russell Wilson

Kevin Walsh profiles the Seattle's starting quarterback.

Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson may not frighten teams with his arm, but his scrambling ability gives cause for pause.

"You have to be careful with him in the pocket, or getting out of the pocket," says Bill Belichick. "He's active."

Listed just under 6-feet tall, Wilson is prone to batted balls.

"It's a goal to bat down the ball," says defensive end Chandler Jones. "If he's throwing low balls, definitely try to get my hands up and bat a few passes down."

Wilson has thrown five interceptions in the last two games, so whether he's throwing low, throwing picks, or scrambling outside the pocket, the Patriots defense will need to keep an eye on the mobile quarterback.

Pomeranz gives up three runs in Red Sox loss to Blue Jays

Pomeranz gives up three runs in Red Sox loss to Blue Jays

Starter Drew Pomeranz gives up three runs on five hits in four innings of work in the Red Sox' 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Friday.

Lou Merloni breaks down Pomeranz's start and explains why he should be in the starting rotation to begin the season.

Schaller (lower body) has resumed skating, conditioning

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Schaller (lower body) has resumed skating, conditioning

BRIGHTON, Mass – With the Bruins relatively healthy at this point, they may be getting their roster back to full health sooner rather than later.

Tim Schaller has missed the last seven games after suffering a lower body injury crashing into the boards all the way back in a March 8 win over the Detroit Red Wings. The 26-year-old has resumed skating on his own before or after regular Bruins practice in the last couple of days, but hasn’t yet rejoined the group after missing the last two plus weeks.

Bruce Cassidy indicated that there’s no timetable for his return as Riley Nash and Dominic Moore have tried out different linemates including fellow Providence College hockey alum Noel Acciari.

“He has just begun to skate,” said Cassidy. “I don’t know how far out he is. He is just starting the process of going on the ice for the conditioning part. That’s his stage of recovery.”

Schaller has been a regular staple on the fourth line for the Bruins this season with seven goals and 14 points in 58 games. His size, occasional offense and energy have allowed the New Hampshire kid to be a pleasant surprise for the Black and Gold this season.