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Running back LeGarrette Blount. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Adam Jones: Are The Patriots Changing Their Identity To A Running Team?

Without tight end Rob Gronkowski, Adam Jones wonders if maybe the Patriots strength lies in their running game.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/27/2013

Running back LeGarrette Blount. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Flynn: Blount, Running Game Carried The Patriots To Big Win Over Baltimore

No surprise here, but former NFL offensive lineman Mike Flynn is in favor of the running game and thinks the Patriots need to be more committed to it going forward.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/23/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 22: Defensive end Chandler Jones #95 of the New England Patriots celebrates after the Baltimore Ravens missed a second half field goal during the Patriots 41-7 win at M&T Bank Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Patriots Celebrate AFC East Title With Road Win Against Ravens

Thanks to a significant road win against a quality Baltimore Ravens team, the New England Patriots are one step closer to earning a first-round bye in the AFC playoffs.

12/23/2013

Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on during a game against the Miami Dolphins on December 15, 2013. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Questionable Playcalling Proves Costly In Final Minute

It’s hard to be too critical of a team that’s only lost four games all season, and in every one of those games a chance to win in the final minutes. However, Sunday’s playcalling vs. the Dolphins in the final minute proved costly.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/16/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 15: Marcus Thigpen #34 of the Miami Dolphins scores a touchdown during a game against the New England Patriots at Sun Life Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A Patriots Comeback Bid Finally Falls Short In Loss To Dolphins

Coming into Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins, the New England Patriots had made a habit out of overcoming fourth-quarter deficits. If you play with fire enough times, you eventually get burned.

12/16/2013

Patriots running back Shane Vereen. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Socci’s Notebook: No Team Makes In-Game Adjustments Better Than Patriots

Bob Socci looks at the halftime adjustments the Patriots made last Sunday, and why they’re the best in the business when it comes to making those changes.

12/05/2013

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots talks with Josh McDaniels and Bill Belichick on November 18, 2012. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Scott Zolak Educates Caller, Tony Mazz On Football Play Calling

A listener complained about the Patriots third-down play calling, which didn’t sit well with Scott Zolak. Zo blamed Tony Massarotti for running with this argument and explained to everyone what goes into a play call.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/26/2013

Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos fumbles the ball under the pressure of Sterling Moore #29 of the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on October 7, 2012. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Are 2013 Patriots Better Equipped To Beat Broncos Than 2012 Patriots?

If you take a look at the Patriots defense of 2012 and the Patriots defense of 2013, you’ll see that this current roster is far more equipped to beat the Broncos.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/21/2013

Officials separate Aqib Talib #31 of the New England Patriots and Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers as the scuffle after a play. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Patriots Blog: Gold Stars, Penalty Flags From Patriots’ Loss To Panthers

Levan Reid hands out his awards for the Patriots 24-20 loss to the Panthers.

11/20/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after he was sacked in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Red Zone Fumble, Questionable Play Calling Results In Patriots Loss To Panthers

In a game that was expected to be a defensive battle, the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers both displayed very efficient offenses. Unfortunately for New England, Carolina’s offense was just a little more efficient.

11/19/2013

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