Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will undergo foot surgery, due to a stress fracture he incurred earlier in the season, reports the Boston Globe and ESPNBoston.com. Brady was first listed with a foot injury on Nov. 10 in the team's practice report. The Pats QB will not play in the Pro Bowl, while he's in recovery. Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel will take Brady's place once again.
The Patriots have 17th and 28th pick overall in the 2011 draft. Based on several NFL analysts, ESPNBoston.com weighs the scales between New England picking a wide receiver or a running back.
According to the Boston Globe the Jets are playing nice to the Steelers, as opposed to their hateful tirade against the Patriots in the days leading to the AFC divisional playoff. Yet could this change of attitude have an adverse effect on the Jets? Their hatred seemed to fuel them in Foxboro. The Globe explores Gang Green's chances.
Patriots rookie wide receiver Taylor Price did not get much playing time under the shadow of prominent receivers like Wes Welker and Deion Branch and the emergence of tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski, writes the Boston Herald. As the fastest receiver in the 2010 combine, however, perhaps the Pats can use this weapon next year.