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The Boston Globe's Mike Reiss offers interviews with former Patriots kicker Gino Cappelletti and Buffalo's current kicker Rian Lindell. The two offer opinions on how rookie Stephen Gostkowski must be feeling after having his last two field goals blocked - one against Denver and one against the Jets.

Reiss also offers The Boston Globe's Patriots Notebook, which includes a story on the friendship between backup QB Matt Cassel and Bengals QB Carson Palmer. The two were roommates together at USC, and have known each other since Cassel stayed with Palmer on his pre-frosh visit to the college.

John Tomase of the* Boston Herald* has an interview with Pats defensive coordinator Dean Pees. Pees discusses his coaching career.

Michael Felger of the Boston Herald reports that veteran QB Vinny Testaverde visited Gillette Stadium yesterday to audition in case of an emergency. Quarterbacks Tommy Maddox and Todd Bouman have also visited recently.

The Boston Herald* *sports staff takes a look at the Bengals long rap sheet of recent run-ins with the law.

Eric McHugh of The Patriot Ledger explains that Rosevelt Colvin wasn't satisfied with a quarterback hurry he had against the Broncos. "If I could get my hand and reach out, you've got a strip sack," said Colvin after watching the film. Other Patriots players talk about plays they wish they had to do over as well.

Glen Farley of The Enterprise reports that the Patriots have reviewed the game film from last Sunday. Farley reviews the game.

Glen Farley of The Enterprise also takes a look at what the Bengals bring to the showdown in Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday. He also discusses their escapades off the field.

The Sun Chronicle's Mark Farinella takes a look at the chatter over Tom Brady's demeanor in the Broncos game, and discusses the reactions of members of the media, who have taken to squibbling over the issue. Farinella entreats fans to remember that the 2001 Patriots began the season 0-2.

[Ian Clark]( Report Card: Bright spots are few&articleId=fd40d6d0-4683-449e-a556-0207618ee3ea) of the Union Leader offers his report card on last Sunday's game. The Patriots are still passing, but aren't aceing any tests according to Clark.

Michael Parente of the Woonsocket Call takes a look at Cincinatti, explaining that they aren't your father's Bengals. They aren't even the Bungles any more.

Don't forget to check out USA Today's Inside Slant on the Patriots, updated weekly.

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