Alan Greenberg and Dan Pires look at Rosevelt Colvin and how his rehab is going these days. Colvin is forced to be content fulfilling his competitive juices by beating up on his teammates at dominoes. Tom Curran looks at how Bill Belichick is coaching differently this season than he did back in 2001. Michael Felger has his Patriots Insider today, and he compares the 2003 Patriots with the 2001 edition. Towards the end he does make an error when stating that “Vince Lombardi married Matilda Izzo in 1912.” He’s making the connection that Larry Izzo is related to Lombardi. He is related, but to Lombardi’s mother, not his wife. Vince Lombardi was born in 1913. Michael Smith has a look at Eugene Wilson, who calls not only an impact player, but a great player…making those around him better. Rich Thompson has a look at Roman Phifer, ready to begin only the second playoffs of his 13 year career. Christopher Price queries veterans on what the rookies can expect in the post season. Nick Cafardo is raving about the Ravens. Ian M. Clark says the Patriots are not taking the playoffs for granted. Karen Guregian looks at how Bob Kraft has become the idea NFL owner. Frank Dell’Apa reports on how Patriot reserves Matt Chatham and Larry Izzo have a huge role in the success of the team. Bob Ryan examines the failure of the Steve Spurrier experiment in Washington. Thompson also has a look at Antowain Smith, hoping to revitalize the running game for the postseason.
Maybe a new year means a fresh start for the Bruins? Stephen Harris and Nancy Marrapese-Burrell look at a rare home win for the Bruins, over a top NHL team in the Maple Leafs. Steve Conroy looks at Felix Potvin’s first victory at the FleetCenter as a member of the Bruins. Chris Forsberg, Joe Haggerty and Conroy look at Shaone Morrisonn getting his first NHL goal. Harris’ notebook looks at a demotion for Rob Zamuner. The Globe notebook also looks at the demotion.
Celtics links are at Fox Sports Net New England.
FSNNE has Celtics/Pacers at 7:30.