• Former Bengals RB Rex Burkhead explains why he picked Patriots
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    Former Bengals RB Rex Burkhead explains why he picked Patriots

    The New England Patriots have been adding running backs to their roster like there’s a buy-one, get-two sale going on. Which makes former Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead’s decision to join all the more confusing. “It’s the tradition here,” Burkhead said Tuesday per Henry McKenna of Patriots Wire. “Coach [Bill] Belichick’s instilled the attitude. You can tell on film just watching the guys, they play hard and football is kind of their passion. And that’s what I wanted to be a part of. When I came on my visit, I got a glimpse of that just meeting with the coaches. And I could definitely see myself fitting in here.” Just from his wording, it seems that Burkhead liked the mentality New

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    It doesn’t sound promising for Matt Murray

    If he ends up being an option vs. the Washington Capitals, it might not be for a while. The Penguins provided a less-than-promising update on Monday: he hasn’t yet resumed skating. Considering Washington’s firepower, it would be nice for the Penguins to have two championship goalies to choose from in case things get ugly, but at the moment it seems like it’s Marc-Andre Fleury or bust.

  • Norman Powell, Toronto supporting cast propel Raptors to 3-2 lead over Bucks
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    Norman Powell, Toronto supporting cast propel Raptors to 3-2 lead over Bucks

    Powell and Serge Ibaka led the Raptors to within one win of the second round.