New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, left, head coach Bill Belichick, center, and quarterback Tom Brady confer on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Belichick & Brady praise Manning’s TD record

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and star quarterback Tom Brady both paid tribute to rival Peyton Manning on Monday, a day after Manning broke Brett Favre’s record for career touchdown passes.

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Bryant opens NEC play with win

Sophomore quarterback Dalton Easton threw for 283 yards and a program-record five touchdowns to lead the Bryant University football team to a 42-27 victory over Saint Francis U. on Saturday afternoon at DeGol Field.

Logo for the University of Rhode Island Rams.

URI shut out by Richmond

Rhode Island turned the ball over five times – including a stretch of four straight first-half possessions – as the Rams fell at No. 19 Richmond 37-0 Saturday.

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Princeton tops Brown 27-16

Connor Michelsen had 367 yards passing and threw two touchdowns to Matt Costello as Princeton defeated Brown 27-16 on Saturday.

Friday Night Football Wrap 10/17

Friday Night Football Wrap: Oct. 17

Scores and highlights from around Southern New England with Eyewitness Sports Director Yianni Kourakis and Mark Dondero.