The New England Patriots are heading into Super Bowl 49 with a mostly healthy squad as they prepare to face the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night.
Authentic Kids Mike Purcell Jersey Starting center Bryan Stork was upgraded to probable on Saturday afternoon, after being listed as questionable on the Patriots’ final injury report of the week on Friday. According to the NFL rules, a probable designation means the player has a 75 percent chance of taking part in the game, whereas a questionable designation implies a 50-50 shot to play.
Stork suffered a knee injury against the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional round, and missed New England’s win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC title game. The rookie lineman has allowed just one sack in 830 snaps this season.
Harbaugh had previously denied the ESPN report, claiming the Ravens did not suspect foul play.
Jonathan Bullard Mens Jersey “We did not notice anything,” Harbaugh told ESPN. “We never had a ball that they used or anything like that on offense, so we don’t know anything about that in our game. We didn’t have a chance to handle any of their offensive footballs.
“As far as the kicking balls, it was 20 degrees out, so the balls were softer,” Harbaugh said. “Our guys told us during the game, and I just chalked that up to the fact that it was cold and that both teams were kicking the same kicking balls, so I didn’t think really anything of it during the game. Other than that, it’s not something we’ve really given any thought to at all.”
For every shiny bauble a general manager reaches for at the trade deadline, searching for pieces that fit perfectly into a playoff-drive or Stanley Cup puzzle, there are countless others with hidden jagged edges that end up leaving a franchise bloodied and battered.
With the trade deadline just two weeks away, here’s a look at the best and worst deals since the 2012 lockout.