The fact that both teams could be without a key defensive player this Sunday when the 49ers and Packers play is not good. While Green Bay already knows their fate, San Francisco is hoping and waiting that they will not be without Carlos Rogers.
It doesn’t get any bigger than this.
The Patriots defense played well for the first three quarters against the New York Giants, but without a full 60-minute effort, it really does not mean much to them.
Patriots receiver Wes Welker was absent from Wednesday’s practice session with what was listed as a neck injury.