TGIF

Just trying to bring you the top stories in the papers today…

David Scott checks in with a few things he actually doesn’t mind about the Boston sports media in this week’s edition of Scott’s Shots.

The staff of Patriots Daily checks in with a quick Patriots Roundtable discussion of this week’s game with the Pittsburgh Steelers. There is also a new edition of the Patriots Buffet Table.

Michael Felger says that the Patriots should go all-out in their quest for a perfect season. Eric McHugh has the Patriots hoping for a memorable game on Sunday. Mike Reiss has the Patriots trying to plug the gaps in their run defense.

Tony Massarotti says that the Red Sox and Yankees might’ve turned their attention to another lefthander, the Orioles’ Erik Bedard, who could make more sense for both teams. Rob Bradford has Coco Crisp with no desire to compete with Jacoby Ellsbury for a starting job.

Ryan Lambert looks at Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference, who turns out to be quite the environmentalist. Douglas Flynn has Tuukka Rask not getting the Garden party he planned for in his home debut last night, a 4-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

Marc J. Spears says that we shouldn’t expect Kevin Garnett to go into coaching when his playing days are done.

Nancy Marrapese-Burrell has a look at NESN’s Red Sox 2007 DVD, which will be released next week.