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Tom Brady's hand continues to heal one week before Super Bowl

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Tom Brady's hand continues to heal one week before Super Bowl

There has been varying reports as to the severity of Tom Brady's hand injury over the past week or two. There was even some question as to whether or not he would play in the AFC Championship game.

After the Patriots win over the Jaguars, Brady spoke to the level of concern the team had, citing he would not come this far and have his season end on a handoff.

After his outstanding performance this past week Brady's hand should only continue to improve.

That's exactly what has happened according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport. Brady had an appointment earlier this week to remove the dozen stitches in his throwing hand.

Rapoport suggests that Brady is now truly on to Minneapolis, and ready to play in the big game.

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NBC Sports Boston Breakfast Pod: Panicking over the Patriots wide receivers; Red Sox continue to win

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NBC Sports Boston Breakfast Pod: Panicking over the Patriots wide receivers; Red Sox continue to win

1:23 - Marc Bertrand and Phil Perry join Trenni Kusnierek on Early Edition to discuss Tom Brady’s comments after today’s practice, and they compare this year’s wide receivers to the receivers on the 2006 team.  

6:39 - Evan Drellich phones in to break down the Red Sox 2-1 win over the Phillies and how this team doesn’t seem to ever lose close games. 

10:24 - Tom Giles, Kevin Duffy, Hardy, and Phil Perry give their panic meter rankings for the numerous Patriots injuries sustained during training camp practices. 

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Quick Slants the Podcast: What does Tom Brady's contract adjustment say about his future with the Patriots?

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Quick Slants the Podcast: What does Tom Brady's contract adjustment say about his future with the Patriots?

2:20 - Tom Brady received a contract adjustment where he can earn up to $5 million in incentives. Are both sides justified in how his contract has been handled? What does the future hold for Brady?

5:45 - It's not just about the amount of money for Brady but the contract can be used as a measurement to other player's deals around the league.

11:55 - Could Tom Brady be franchise tagged after his contract is up?

15:00 - Patriots seemed to have dodged a bullet with the severity of Phillip Dorsett's injury, who had to leave practice on Tuesday.

17:20 - Why haven't the Patriots brought in Dez Bryant for a workout?

22:45 - Thoughts on Eric Decker and how he can fit in the Patriots offense.

24:45 - What are the things to watch for in the 2nd Patriots preseason game on Thursday night against the Eagles.

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