The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 2, 2019

The Patriots’ Very Real Offensive Problems Could Doom Them (The Ringer) Or they could be just fine.

Retailers Readjust As Online Sales Soar (Wall Street Journal) Online sales reached $7.4 billion on Black Friday, up from $6.2 billion last year.

Bengals Are No Longer Winless, Thanks To The Jets (New York Times) Quarterback Andy Dalton, who was benched after the Bengals’ eighth loss, returned and gave Coach Zac Taylor his first win as a head coach.

White House Declares Trump Won’t Participate In House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing (Fox News) “This baseless and highly partisan inquiry violates all past historical precedent, basic due process rights, and fundamental fairness,” wrote White House counsel Pat Cipollone.

Report: Ole Miss OL Says ‘Half The Team’ Talking About Leaving Following HC Firing (SI) A number of Rebels “stormed out” of the meeting in which Athletics director Keith Carter delivered the news to the team.

Trump, The Marketer In Chief (Axios) Recent polling for CNN shows Democrats weren't able to expand to a clear majority after two weeks of public impeachment hearings.

Retired Rob Gronkowski Can No Longer Return To The Patriots This Season And Here's Why (CBS Sports) Under NFL rules, Gronkowski had until Nov. 30 to come out of retirement.

Report: Partnership Deals Give Netflix Access To More Than 300 M Households (Hollywood Reporter) Netflix's strategy of working with, not competing against, major pay-TV operators, is paying off.

Chiefs Rout Raiders 40-9 To Seize AFC West Control (KMBC) When the Raiders finally scored a touchdown in the last minute, the Chiefs blocked the extra point and returned it for two points - one more insult to Oakland in a game full of them.

Former Congressman Joe Sestak Ends 2020 Presidential Bid (Washington Post) The move brings the number of Democratic contenders to 17, with the Iowa caucuses roughly two months away.

Steelers Slam Freddie Kitchens, Who Defends Controversial T-shirt After Loss (Yahoo! Sports) In case you missed it, Kitchens wore a “Pittsburgh Started It” T-shirt on Friday.

Couple Paid $100 For Abandoned Car They Found In A Storage Unit—Elon Musk Bought It From Them For Nearly $1 Million (CNBC) The sports car — one of eight used in the filming of the Roger Moore Bond movie, but the only one that operated in underwater scenes — had been put in the storage unit after filming.

Antonio Brown Begs To Save Patriots From Texans (New York Post) “Rt to put AB in this game,” Brown tweeted Sunday night with the Patriots trailing the Texans in the fourth quarter.