Sunday's New England Patriots Links 10/16

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October 16, 2011 at 08:50am ET

NFL Notes: Julian Edelman makes presence felt with Patriots
Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower returning to practice field an encouraging sign
Why was Patriots LB Kyle Van Noy doing pushups at a bowling alley?
Patriots owner Robert Kraft owns no concerns that Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are missing OTAs
New NFL policy lets players who don’t want to stand for anthem stay in locker room

Here are today's top stories as we get set for kickoff later this afternoon:

BOSTON HERALD:

NOTEBOOK: Rookies eager to gain new ground‎ - Ian Rapoport
Cowboys wield a double-edged sword - Karen Guregian
Five things to watch today - Ian Rapoport
Mankins loves trenches - Ron Borges
Faulk draws near, so does a decision - Karen Guregian


BOSTON GLOBE:

Cannon 'progressing,' Belichick says‎ - Shalise Manza Young
SUNDAY NOTES: Why the passing game is spiraling out of control‎ - Greg Bedard
Safety help‎ - Monique Walker
NOTEBOOK: Visitors will be forced to cope with a case of the blues‎ - Shalise Manza Young
SCOUTING REPORT: Cowboys at Patriots‎ - Jim McBride
Inside the matchup: Cowboys at Patriots - Greg Bedard‎


ESPN BOSTON:

Pats vs. Cowboys: Areas of interest‎ - Mike Reiss
CB Moore promoted; DT Harrison cut‎ - Mike Reiss
Pats, Cowboys get reacquainted‎ - Chris Forsberg
Writer visits with Robert Kraft‎ - Mike Reiss
Targets: McCourty settling in‎ - Chris Forsberg


FOX SPORTS:

Robert Kraft: 'I think about her every day' - Alex Marvez

NESN:

Patriots Promote Cornerback Sterling Moore to Active Roster - Jeff Howe
Tony Romo Calls Drew Bledsoe, Whom He Replaced as Cowboys - Jeff Howe
Bill Belichick Credits Rob Ryan for Work With Tedy Bruschi - Jeff Howe


WEEI:

Ten Matchups To Watch Sunday Afternoon‎ - Christopher Price


SOUTH COAST TODAY:

Another week, another Ryan defense‎ - Tim Weisberg

WORCESTER TELEGRAM:

NFL: Tony Romo continues to take hits off the field‎ - Rich Garven

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL:

Patriots are a team that cares about the end result‎ - Jim Donaldson
Cowboys at Patriots: Keys to the Game‎ - Paul Kenyon
Why Pats will never follow Sox' lead: Belichick is in control‎ - Paul Kenyon
One more ties Belichick, Brady as winningest duo‎ - Paul Kenyon


PATRIOTS.COM:

Kirsch Words: Patriots vs. Cowboys‎ - Fred Kirsch
Patriots sign DB Sterling Moore from the practice squad‎ - Team Release


ATTLEBORO SUN CHRONICLE:

Romo, Cowboys in town‎ - Mark Farinella
Police target Pats' traffic‎ - Bill Stedman/Frank Mortimer


METROWEST DAILY NEWS:

Editorial: Crucial catch‎ - Staff

ENTERPRISE NEWS:

Welker's career crossed paths with Cowboys head coach Garrett before - Glen Farley

PRO FOOTBALL WEEKLY:

Patriots remain hopeful Cunningham can contribute‎ - Kevin Fishbain

NASHUA TELEGRAPH:

Cowboys a true test for Patriots‎ - Tom King
Romo will lead Dallas to victory‎ - Tom King


PRO FOOTBALL TALK:

One day later, Marcus Harrison cut by Pats‎ - Mike Florio

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