Another edition of quick links…Michael Felger and Alan Greenberg have looks at Lawyer Milloy, who is still talking and taking his shots. Mike Reiss speculates on how the fans will react to Milloy. Tom Curran looks at the downfall of the Buffalo Bills this season, and the men who will likely take the fall for it, head coach Gregg Williams and offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride. Nick Cafardo plays the “what could’ve been” game with Rosevelt Colvin, even if Colvin won’t play it with him. He compares him to Tony Conigliaro among others. Michael Smith looks at the success the Patriots defense has as a group, and they wouldn’t have it any other way. Michael Parente wonders how it was possible that the Bills beat the Patriots. Felger’s notebook looks at Eugene Wilson’s fine from the Dallas game being rescinded. Smith’s notebook looks at the combined efforts of Antowain Smith and Kevin Faulk.
Gordon Edes reports on the “totally, totally dead” Alex Rodriguez trade. Tony Massarotti also has a look at what Tom Hicks is saying now. Art Martone & Sean McAdam play “True or False” regarding the ARod deal. Bob Ryan says the Red Sox might just be better off without making the trade. Nick Cafardo says Terry Francona will bring the clubhouse together, no matter who is in it. Massarotti and Edes also report on the Sox signing of Pokey Reese yesterday.
Celtics links are at Fox Sports Net New England.
Nancy Marrapese-Burrell and Stephen Harris have the details of the Bruins latest tie, a 1-1 deadlock with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Andy Nesbitt and Michael O’Connor have Andrew Raycroft lamenting the one goal he did allow. Harris’ notebook says Sergei Samsonov’s return could be just around the corner. The Globe notebook looks at Rob Zamuner finally chipping in.