- Patriots Power Play
- Akiem Hicks' size -- 6-foot-5 and 324 pounds -- and power give the Pats a force between the tackles, but his success depends on how he adjusts to the system.
- Cowboys Got Too Comfortable
- The Cowboys' long history of not drafting QBs when they have an established starter is costing them now.
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- Reality Bites
- Victor Cruz expected to be back on the field this Sunday, but he'll be sidelined with a muscle pull for at least one more week.
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- The Dodgers are choosing the health of recuperating players over the pursuit of home field in the NLDS.
- Hot Heading Into October
- The Cubs are going for a sweep of the Reds as they make a last run at hosting the NL wild-card game.