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<p>The (10-1) New England Patriots are playing the (3-8) Cleveland Browns in what should have been a matchup with playoff implications according to the schedulers. With the injuries, the lack of depth and general upheaval going in in Cleveland, this game means little to the Browns, and barely much more to the Patriots.</p> <p>Today's gamecenter has news, links, injury report and more on todays game between the old Bill Belichick run team vs the new one.</p>

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Patriots (10-1) vs Browns (3-8)
December 5, 2004
1:00 PM EST
Cleveland Browns Stadium
Field: Natural Grass

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Official Injury list:

Official Weekend Injury Report

New England Patriots:
OUT: Ty Law
Doubtful: Tyrone Poole
Questionable: Roman Phifer, Asante Samuel, Mike Vrabel
Probable: Randall Gay, Tom Brady, Jim Miller


Today's game can be seen on CBS 1:00 pm EST.

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Boston Papers:
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The Republican
Providence Journal

Friends of Bill (Belichick) could lead Browns next
Bill Belichick never got to finish what he started here, but one of his disciples just might get that chance.

When Belichick's Patriots play the Browns today, there will be more than a football game going on. There will be job auditions and a glimpse into what owner Randy Lerner hopes is the Browns' future.
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Belichick Knows The Situation
CLEVELAND -- Is Butch Davis a trendsetter? Has it come to this? When opposing coaches see the Patriots next up on their schedule, are they now so despondent that they quit rather than stick around to suffer another unavoidable loss?
Hartford Courant (reg req'd)

The Patriots won't hold back - it's not their style and Belichick will make sure they're frothing by kickoff. He already has them convinced the Browns are ...
Westerly Sun

Robiskie loves community, now he will train Browns
Chris Palmer introduced the runaway train to the vernacular. To that we add the 'Love Train,' with Terry Robiskie as conductor.

Today, it is either a bandwagon theme song in Robiskie's first game as coach or -- if the losses continue to pile high -- all this talk of love will be remembered about as warmly as Metcalf up the middle.
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Pioli may be Browns' best bet
Butch Davis is out, so what's next in Cleveland?

The Browns pulled the plug on Davis 3? years into his ill-fated tenure as coach and general manager, leaving the franchise searching for answers about its direction. But don't be surprised to see the Browns look east for a general manager who can solve problems that have afflicted them since they returned to the NFL as an expansion franchise in 1999.
NY Newsday

Hostile makeover: Robiskie puts on bright face
CLEVELAND - Describing today's opponent as a team in turmoil probably understates the case, but in the topsy-turvy world of NFL football, the Cleveland Browns club that hosts the Patriots today with an uncertain quarterbacking situation and having just fired its head coach may actually be a model of stability compared to how it stood a week ago.
Boston Herald

Browns' air of mystery worries Pats
Providence Journal (subscription), RI - ... 'On the other hand, you are going out and playing the New England Patriots and those guys will jump up and punch you in the mouth,' he said. ...
Providence Journal (subscription)

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