New England Patriots defeat Green Bay Packers, 35-0

Defensive lineman Richard Seymour expressed remorse after yesterday's victory over the Packers, confirming a CBS television report that he was fined $7,500 for stepping on Colts offensive tackle Tarik Glenn in a game Nov.

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"I was fined," Seymour said after making four tackles. "I don't try to go back and re-analyze a whole lot of things, but it was a mistake on my part and I own up to it. Even when I did it I said, 'Hey, I shouldn't have done that.' Sometimes the emot...

While the Packers hope yesterday's performance was anything but a glimpse of the future, life without Brett Favre in Titletown certainly became a figment of reality.

For a player who has created so many memorable moments over the past 16 seasons, Favre delivered a truly forgettable first half capped off with an elbow injury that could put his record 231 consecutive starts (251 including playoffs) in jeopardy.

"He took a shot on the elbow and was not able to gain stre...

Nose tackle Vince Wilfork wanted to challenge a few of his teammates last week, so he ordered a wrestling belt and brought it to Lambeau Field yesterday.

Wilfork placed the toy belt in his locker, then gathered the team's defensive linemen, asking them the question: Who's going to answer the bell when the brawl begins? He then declared that the lineman who played the best game would claim ownership of the belt.

Defensive end Ty Warren smiled yesterday as he tucked th...

That counted?

Really? This little early afternoon (noon starting time here in the Heartland's heartland) 35-0 frolic goes in the standings? It just doesn't seem possible. NFL games aren't ever supposed to be this, yup, easy.

Sorry, Coach Bill. I know how much public respect you always show your opponents, but you cannot tell me you ever thought for one millisecond this game would proceed in such a one-sided manner. Your team took control on the first play, and there ...