Top of the Morning:Pats set for Texans on MNF

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Top of the Morning:Pats set for Texans on MNF

Trenni Kusnierek has all the headlines and highlights for Monday, December 10, on CSNNE.com's SportsNet Central update.

The Patriots and Texans will face off tonight in Gillette Stadium with a lot riding on the line for New England. It's their No. 2 seed to lose at this point. On Houston's side, the game is probably one of the biggest in the franchise's history.

In Celtics news, Paul Pierce was hanging out in Faneuil Hall on Sunday raising money for Toys for Tots.

The Celtics will play the Mavericks on Wednesday at the TD Garden.

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

Merloni: Red Sox have more pitching depth than people think

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Merloni: Red Sox have more pitching depth than people think

Merloni recaps this week of Red Sox spring training.

Farrell: Loss of Ortiz can be made up for with pitching

Farrell: Loss of Ortiz can be made up for with pitching

Lou Merloni, Trenni Kusnierek and John Farrell talk about life without David Ortiz.