First and 10: Rookie ref, weather updates and more from Foxborough as Bears loom

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Welcome to first and 10, a roundup of all the (mostly) Patriots-related news you need to start your Friday. Grab your coffee and let’s get to it.

Another long night of baseball, and starting Tuesday, they'll be more to come. Heck of a year for the Red Sox, and they're not done yet. Personally, I'm rooting for a Boston-LA World Series because it would pair nicely with our prediction of a Patriots-Rams Super Bowl, but we shall see. (Truth be told, Patriots-Packers and Sox-Brewers would also be pretty sweet.) In the meantime, let's kick off the day with a few notes.