The Boston Globe's Bob Duffy offers an interview with Heath Evans, who scored his first career touchdown last Sunday against Miami. Whether he's running the ball or blocking like a true fullback, Evans can do it all.
Mike Reiss offers T*he Boston Globe's *Patriots Notebook, which includes a feature on defensive lineman Vince Wilfork. Wilfork said there is one statistic he uses to gauge his performance: rushing yards allowed.
Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald* *offers a feature on Tedy Bruschi. It's been a year since Bruschi suffered a stroke which took him off the field for a while. His solid return earned him an ESPY award for Biggest Comeback. "With my partnership with the American Stroke Association, I feel I'm someone a lot of people look at as strictly a stroke survivor who happens to be playing football, not the other way around. I'm proud of that," said Bruschi.
Albert Breer of the Boston Herald reports on the unusually high number of passes Brady had batted down in the third quarter of the Miami game. According to Belichick, batted passes aren't always the quarterback's fault.
John Tomase of the Boston Herald* *offers an interview with Richard Seymour. "Other teams are constantly gunning at us," Seymour said. "We have a lot of work to do, but we have an opportunity. We have a shot. We have hope."
Boston Herald writer Karen Guregian reports that Tom Brady will be spending his bye weekend with his girlfriend, "Six Degrees" star Bridget Moynahan. "I'm going to go see my girlfriend," the Pats quarterback said before leaving yesterday. "She's been coming up to see me quite a bit in the last few weeks, so I'm going to see her in New York."
The Providence Journal's* *Shalise Manza Young offers analysis on the Patriots redzone performance thus far in the season. Various Patriots players weigh in on the difficulties of performing well in the redzone.
Hartford Courant writer Alan Greenberg reports on newly acquired receiver Jabar Gaffney. Gaffney finished out a four-year contract with the Texans before being signed by the Eagles, who later released him. He's excited to be in New England. "Losing is not even brought up around here," Gaffney said. "It's not accepted."