Over on Patriots Daily, Scott Benson has a few random thoughts for today, also linking and commenting on some of the top Patriots stories in the papers this morning. The rest of the stories from this morning are linked below:
Karen Guregian and John Tomase team up to report that former Patriot Rosevelt Colvin was in the house yesterday and could re-sign with the team as early as today. Christopher Price has Heath Evans mixing faith and football. Eric McHugh looks at defensive coordinator Dean Pees’ new view from the sky. Shalise Manza Young has more on the Patriots third down struggles.
In Mike Reiss’ notebook the topic of Richard Seymour on third down is addressed. Tomase’s notebook has more on Seymour’s playing time on third down. Young’s notebook has more on the coaches responding to Seymour’s gripe.
With the Pacers coming into town tonight, Michael Passanisi on the BSMW Full Court Press has a piece on former Celtics coach Jim O’Brien, who he feels is overlooked in Celtics history.
Steve Bulpett says that the Celtics go into tonight with revenge on their minds. Frank Dell’Apa has the Celtics keeping that early season thumping at the hands of the Pacers well in mind. Scott Souza examines the flood of technical fouls called on the Celtics this season. Jessica Camerato says that the rest of the east has no answer thus far for the Celtics.
Rich Thompson has the Bruins bringing up Johnny Boychuk and Matt Lashoff from Providence. Kevin Paul Dupont has 43-year-old Claude Lemieux hoping for one last shot at the NHL after being out of the league for five years. Fluto Shinzawa has a look at the Bruins success in closing up the shooting lanes this season. Mike Loftus has a look at Chuck Kobasew’s nose for the net. Haggerty says that it all starts in the center square for the Bruins.
Sean McAdam has the Red Sox heading into the winter meetings with money to spend. Amalie Benjamin has Justin Masterson wondering what his role will be for the Sox in ’09. Joe Haggerty has a look at the Red Sox pursuit of Junichi Tazawa.
Will Leitch has ten things to distract you from the Patriots.
Adam Kilgore has a look at BC’s Billy Flutie.