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Tom Brady hopes to polish up the Patriots’ passing game against the Raiders Sunday Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

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Patriots’ keys to a victory over the Raiders

A closer look at the key matchups in the Patriots’ home opener vs. Oakland.

Patriots receiver Danny Amendola has just three catches through two games, all in the opener against Miami.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Danny Amendola has been Patriots’ invisible man

Amendola had three catches for 16 yards in the opener against Miami and no catches against the Vikings.

Patriots rookie defensive lineman Dominique Easley intercepts a fourth-quarter pass in Week 2 against Minnesota.  Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Patriots rookie Dominique Easley contributing sooner than expected

Dominique Easley, who recorded an interception in Week 2, has quickly recovered from ACL surgery nearly one year ago.

Tommy Harper still haunted by time with Red Sox

Harper endured years of racial discrimination as a player, coach, and front-office staffer under the team’s Yawkey-affiliated regime.

Game 156 preview: Red Sox at Orioles:

The Red Sox wrap up their last road trip of the season at Camden Yards at 1:35 p.m. on Sunday.

ON BASEBALL

Red Sox have decisions to make behind the plate

Management has been impressed with the performance of rookie Christian Vazquez.

Winchester football captain killed in crash

Patrick Gill, a 17-year-old captain of the football team, died in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday, authorities said.

St. John's Prep Jake Burt is taken down by Central Catholic defenders.

No. 4 ST. JOHN’S PREP 27, No. 2 CENTRAL CATHOLIC 12

St. John’s Prep pulls away to down Central Catholic

The Eagles forced five turnovers in their third victory of the season.

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Belichick era database

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