Wednesday's New England Patriots Links 10/12

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October 12, 2011 at 08:37am ET

Patriots put the ‘D’ in bland during dull loss to Houston Texans
Patriots notebook: James O’Shaughnessy strengthens his case to be the third tight end
Bill Belichick: Cyrus Jones 'did a nice job' in return game vs. Texans
James O'Shaughnessy shows offensive glimpse amid battle for TE spot
Guregian: Texans one of few teams with keys to slow Patriots offense

Here are this morning's links:

BOSTON HERALD:

Paying for the ‘best’ - Karen Guregian
NOTEBOOK: Hard to handle - Karen Guregian
Pats coach Bill Belichick gets serious about the move to a 4-3 Defense - Ian Rapoport


BOSTON GLOBE:

Dallas offense can throw more things at you‎ - Greg Bedard
Ryan made Brady work for this‎ - Greg Bedard
He has plan in mind‎ - Monique Walker
Sound support‎ - Stan Grossfeld
Five keys redux: Jets at Patriots‎ - Greg Bedard


ESPN BOSTON:

What they're saying in Dallas‎ - Mike Reiss
Welker welcomes challenge from Scandrick‎ - Mike Rodak
Patriots agree to terms with TE Dan Gronkowski‎ - Mike Reiss
Tackles: Spikes, Carter, Guyton climb‎ - Mike Reiss
Dez Bryant, Devin McCourty meet again‎ - Chris Forsberg


TAUNTON GAZZETTE:

NOTEBOOK: Ihedigbo preparing to go forward as Pats' starter‎ - Glen Farley

PATRIOTS.COM

Patriots face first NFC team with a visit from Dallas‎ - Team Release

WORCESTER TELEGRAM:

Dan Gronkowski returns to the Patriots‎ - Staff

WEEI.COM

Patriots new mission: Stop Witten‎ - Christopher Price
Belichick and Caserio Talk about Dez Bryant - Christopher Price


NASHUA TELEGRAPH:

Another week, another Ryan‎ - Ian Rapoport/Karen Guregian

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