Levan Reid hands out some midterm grades for the Patriots.
The Patriots looked like a defeated team as they entered the locker room at halftime with a two-touchdown deficit, but 24 unanswered points in the second half resulted in New England earning a 27-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins.
After an impressive last-minute win over the New Orleans Saints last week, the New England Patriots fell back on their bad habits in an overtime loss to the New York Jets this week.
Five players missed practice for the Patriots on Wednesday as the team prepares for Sunday’s matchup with the New York Jets.
Even if the New England Patriots had lost this game to the New Orleans Saints, they had still demonstrated they could go toe-to-toe with an elite NFL team. Thanks to Tom Brady and Kenbrell Thompkins, New England didn’t have to settle for a mere moral victory.
WBZ-TV’s Levan Reid hands out his Gold Stars and Penalty Flags from the Patriots’ Week 4 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
Levan Reid hands out his hardware from the Patriots’ Week 3 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The New England Patriots still aren’t playing like an elite NFL team, but getting a 20-point win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday is a step in the right direction. If the team continues to improve, then next week’s game in Atlanta against a tough Falcons team should be very competitive.
The list of Patriots who are not on the field due to injury or off the field issues is starting to get pretty big.
Five Patriots have been downgraded to “out” for Sunday’s season opener in Buffalo, including tight end Rob Gronkowski.