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Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson (13) catches a first-down reception against New England Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty (32) in the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Detroit, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Felger & Mazz: Patriots Defense Takes Step Back Against Lions

As Felger returns from vacation, the guys revisit the Patriots third preseason game against the Detroit Lions. As a result of this 34-10 debacle, is there a cause for concern for this Patriots team? Or is this simply a small bump in the road?

98.5 The Sports Hub–08/29/2011

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Brady On Pats Loss To Lions: ‘Bad Night All Around’

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he was out of rhythm all night against Detroit on Saturday.

08/28/2011

Tom Brady

Brady Struggles, Welker Hurt In 34-10 Loss To Lions

Matthew Stafford threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, leading the Detroit Lions to a 34-10 preseason win over the New England Patriots on Saturday night.

08/27/2011

New England Patriots defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth, left, jokes with nose tackle Vince Wilfork during a blocking drill in Foxboro, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Patriots-Lions Expectations: Time For Stars To Shine

The third preseason game is seen as the most important for NFL teams, so there is a lot to be learned when the Patriots take on the Detroit Lions.

08/27/2011

Patriots receiver Chad Ochocinco. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Big Game For Ochocinco?

Christopher Gasper of The Boston Globe joined Bertrand and Mazz to discuss the upcoming Patriots preseason game against the Detroit Lions. Is this a big game for Ochocinco to show if he has progressed in understanding the Patriots playbook?

98.5 The Sports Hub–08/26/2011

Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich gets to Tampa Bay Quarterback Josh Freeman during preseason action. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Patriots Defense Having Fun Attacking Quarterbacks

For years, the New England Patriots lacked a pass-rush on the defensive side of the ball. It may just be preseason, but that has all changed this year.

08/26/2011

New England Patriots Head coach Bill Belichick looks on before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 11, 2011 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Belichick Talks Haynesworth, Light

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick spoke to the media Thursday for the final time until after Saturday’s preseason game against the Lions.

08/25/2011

Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Brady: Fast Tempo A Strength For Patriots Offense

Tom Brady held his press conference Wednesday in the team’s media work room, and it’s fitting the Patriots quarterback talked about tempo as the team gets ready to head to Detroit.

08/24/2011

Patriots Linebacker Jerod Mayo. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Patriots Blog: Mayo Impressed With Pressure

Linebacker Jerod Mayo has been the talk in the locker room after his two-sack effort against the Buccaneers.

08/24/2011

Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

7 NFL Teams Make Pay Cuts During Lockout

Seven of the NFL’s 32 teams have instituted pay cuts or furloughs for other employees since the lockout began March 12, The Associated Press found in interviews conducted with each club.

06/13/2011

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