Morning Sports Update: Julian Edelman could reportedly return in six weeks

Julian Edelman looks on from the sidelines against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium.
Julian Edelman looks on from the sidelines against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium. –Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Julian Edelman’s recovery timetable becomes clearer, Jae Crowder explains what sparked a 28-8 Celtics run in their win over the Rockets, and the Patriots’ Nate Solder announces his son has cancer.

Julian Edelman could reportedly return from broken foot in six weeks:

Jae Crowder says Rockets’ ‘sign of disrespect’ sparked a 26-8 run for Celtics in win: “We had a guy down and their guy (Jones) kind of straddled (Johnson) and wouldn’t let our guy up,’’ Crowder said. “We saw it as a sign of disrespect. We just came to his rescue, and we weren’t having it. That’s what sparked it.’’ (CSNNE.com)

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Bill Simmons gets an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama: “It’s really aggravating not having you on Grantland,’’ [the president] said, almost like I betrayed him. “I go to the site and there’s no Simmons. Come on, man, it’s not the same.’’ (GQ.com)

Patriots lineman Nate Solder announces infant son has cancer: “Solder’s son, Hudson, was diagnosed last month with a Wilms’ tumor in his kidneys, and Hudson has already had a few rounds of chemotherapy at Boston Children’s Hospital.’’ (The Boston Herald)

Peyton Manning to sit vs. Bears in Week 11; Brock Osweiler to start: “At his Monday press conference, Head Coach Gary Kubiak announced that Brock Osweiler would start next Sunday in Chicago in place of the injured Peyton Manning.’’ (DenverBroncos.com)

Have we seen the last of the Brady-Manning battles? “So, are we still going to get Brady-Manning XVII only 12 days from now, or will we instead be subjected to Episode I of Brady-Osweiler?’’ (Boston.com)

DeAndre Hopkins made a spectacular catch as the Texans upset the Bengals, 10-6, on “Monday Night Football’’:

Photo finish: 12 great things Rex Ryan said about the Patriots

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