It’s funny, I was telling some people before, after the last couple of weeks you just realize how important practice is and you just don’t take any reps for granted,” Herron said Thursday. In an instant it can be gone. So it’s a great feeling to be back out there and it’s a tremendous feeling to get back into a normal routine.
The New England Patriots will not join the action in Week 7 until Sunday afternoon — they will host the San Francisco 49ers at 4:25 pm that day — but the first of this week’s games already takes place tonight. The contest features a long-standing rivalry, but two teams who have struggled mightily so far this season: the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles have each one just one game up until this point.
Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski get a kick out of the mean things people say about them on Twitter.