3:17 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014

Colts vs. Giants preview

The Indianapolis Colts had won five games in a row before last week's 51-34 loss to Pittsburgh. The New York Giants had won three in a row before losing in Philadelphia and Dallas prior to last week's bye. These two teams are looking to remind everyone of better times as they meet at MetLife Stadium on "Monday Night Football." ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells and ESPN Giants reporter Dan Graziano are here with your game preview: Wells: Dan, the Cowboys went from Super Bowl contenders to having to worry about Tony Romo's back, and the Eagles are coming off a loss.
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago
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Times-Picayune 1 hour ago
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A look at Drew Brees' passing accuracy during the New Orleans Saints' thrilling 28-10 win over the Panthers Thursday night in Carolina. The Saints are now 4-4. Their next game will be in the Superdome vs. the San Francisco 49ers on Nov. 9....
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Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- I picked the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game last year and came away questioning myself afterward for failing to project some of the team’s struggles at the line of scrimmage. Dynamic pass-rushers have hurt the Patriots this season on the edge, and the Patriots have two of them in DeMarcus Ware and Von Miller. And that doesn't even factor in the presence of defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, who hurt the Patriots most in the AFC title game.
Baltimore Beatdown 22 mins ago
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Owen Daniels is questionable. Tight end Owen Daniels is considered questionable with a knee injury for Sunday night's game against the Steelers. The good news for Daniels is that not only does he have all of Sunday to rest his knee before kickoff, he was a full participant in Friday's practice. However, in addition to Jimmy Smith, wide receiver Michael Campanaro has been ruled out with a thigh injury. Here's the full injury report: RAVENS OUT: CB Jimmy Smith (foot), WR Michael Campanaro (thigh) QUESTIONABLE: DE Chris Canty (wrist), TE Owen Daniels (knee), RG Marshal Yanda (knee) PROBABLE:...

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