Here are this morning’s top stories:

BOSTON HERALD:

Rob Ryan’s defense has stopped Pats before – Ian Rapoport
NOTEBOOK: Mike Wright’s season done – Ian Rapoport
Jason Witten wears big target – Mark Daniels
‘D’ primed to Cowboy up – Mark Daniels
Pats men among ‘Boys‎ – Jim Lazar
Check out the team’s injury report – Ian Rapoport

BOSTON GLOBE:

Knee brace not a problem for TE Aaron Hernandez – Monique Walker
Cowboys-Patriots prediction roundup‎ – Eric Wilbur
BETTOR’S EDGE: It’s an opposite reaction‎ – Ed Ryan
Faulk as hungry as ever‎ – Shalise Manza Young
NOTEBOOK: Concussion again ends Wright’s season‎ –  Julian Benbow/Monique Walker

ESPN BOSTON:

Patriots’ Mike Wright put on IR‎ – Chris Forsberg
Bruschi’s Breakdown on Pats-Boys‎ - Mike Reiss/Tedy Bruschi
Big challenge: Stopping the big play‎ – Staff
Video: Reiss’ PAT on Pats-Boys‎ – Mike Reiss
Charting base vs. sub defense‎ – Mike Reiss
Two DL visit Foxboro on workouts‎ – Mike Rodak
This week, Witten’s a marked man – Chris Forsberg
Analysis on Wright, defensive line‎ – Mike Reiss

ESPN DALLAS:

Containing TEs key for both sides‎ – Todd Archer
Is New England D really as awful as its rankings?‎ – Tim MacMahon

PATRIOTS.COM:

From the Hart: Should Patriots trade for Jared Allen? – Andy Hart
Patriots set another franchise ratings record for Week 5‎ – Team Release
Cowboys loaded on offense; Thu. notes‎ – Erik Scalavino

NESN.COM:

Tim Tebow Has Fans in Patriots’ Locker Room in Aaron Hernandez – Jeff Howe
Dan Gronkowski Happy to Return to Patriots After Recovering From Hamstring Injury – Jeff Howe
Vince Wilfork’s Absence From Thursday’s Practice Not Injury Related‎ – Jeff Howe

CSNNE.COM:

Curran: Welker deserves a big payday‎ – Tom Curran

WEEI.COM:

Devin McCourty on D&C: Pats aren’t focusing on Tony Romo’s mistakes‎ – Jerry Spar
Devin McCourty dealing with burden of increased expectations‎ – Christopher Price
In Focus: Charting the offensive opportunities for the Patriots – Christopher Price

WORCESTER TELEGRAM:

Patriots await another scheming Ryan‎ – Rich Garven
Patriots’ Mike Wright placed on injured reserve‎ – Rich Garven

TAUNTON GAZZETTE:

NOTEBOOK: Hernandez convinced Tebow’s the way to go‎ – Glen Farley

ATTLEBORO SUN CHRONICLE:

Welker refuses to bite on contract baiting‎ – Mark Farinella

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL:

No-huddle is no worry with Brady at the helm‎ – Paul Kenyon

NECN:

Haynesworth: Garrett’s compliment ‘generous’‎ – Adam Hart
Cowboys Big Three receivers are tough covers‎ – Sherrod Blakely
Green-Ellis (toe) misses Patriots practice‎ – Sherrod Blakely

CBSSPORTS.COM:

Aaron Hernandez eats chicken, mocks Red Sox‎ – Will Bronson

NBCSPORTS.COM:

Welker gives Brady the credit for record pace‎ – Michael David Smith