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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Richard Seymour tries on his red Patriots Hall of Fame jacket in advance of Saturday's ceremony.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

DT Davon Godchaux (finger), CB Jonathan Jones (ankle) and CB Shaun Wade (concussion) all not spotted Friday for a third straight day. Hard to imagine any of them suiting up Sunday.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

"There's a rapper from the West Coast by the name of Suga Free. He had a song ‘If you stay ready, you don't gotta get ready.' That's something I live by; always being prepared for the moment." — DB Myles Bryant, on his promotion from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.

'We'll play better', Cora confident ahead of Red Sox's elimination game (0:26)

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The rep. for the Dalai Lama/Ofc. of Tibet in Washington expressed thanks Thu. to Enes Kanter for remarks critical of China Wed. "He summed up the existential threat faced by the Tibetans under Chinese communist rule," said Ngodup Tsering in a statement to ESPN, adding, "We call upon more courageous people like Kanter to speak to the truth. We salute Kanter for his courageous act of standing up to a brutal regime. We know Kanter did it at the huge risk to his personal life and career."

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

OLB Matthew Judon the Patriots' 2-4 start: "The past, quite frankly, has been pretty sh—— for us. We've had some bad breaks. But we also haven't made those plays. Going forward we just have to make those plays and come up with those tight games … We can change that."

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

LB Kyle Van Noy: "We're so focused on the Jets, and we're so ready to get back on the field to be able to perform at the level we have, especially in front of our fans that deserve better than what we've been doing. The guys are hungry. Working hard. We just need to go prove it."

Evan Fournier dazzles in 2OT thriller vs. former team (1:21)
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Resurgent Valdez 'amazing' in Astros' Game 5 win

After a lackluster start in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, Houston's Framber Valdez bounced back at Fenway Park on Wednesday, silencing the Red Sox bats in a Game 5 victory that put the Astros within one win of a World Series berth.

DC United vs. New England Revolution - Game Highlights (1:52)
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