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Leftover Patriots Thoughts

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Vince Wilfork An MVP Like Tom Brady And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Tom Brady may end up as league MVP, but don’t discount the incredible work of Vince Wilfork. That’s just one of many leftover thoughts from the Patriots’ huge win over the Texans.


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Bill Belichick’s Division Championships Worth Celebrating And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

It’s not winning the Super Bowl, but it is the work of a franchise that is on a run of near-dominance for more than a decade, and it’s OK to take a few moments this week to really appreciate it.


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Tom Brady Reminds Everyone Who’s MVP And Other Patriots Leftovers

Tom Brady likely didn’t enjoy hearing all week about how his offense was going to struggle without Rob Gronkowski.


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Tom Brady Did Not Draw Motivation From Andrew Luck Hype And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Booing Vinatieiri, “running up” the score, the impact of Gronk’s injury and more — it’s all covered in this week’s Leftover Thoughts.


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Deion Branch Knows There’s No Reason To Celebrate And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Belichick’s disappointing crow hop, Fitzpatrick’s trash talk and a salute to the troops are all part of this week’s Leftover Patriots Thoughts.


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Tom Brady More To Blame Than Defense For Loss And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Though the lasting images from Sunday’s Patriots loss will be of the secondary looking terribl, it was Tom Brady and the offense that were the biggest reasons to blame for losing.


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Wes Welker Phase-Out Plan Veering Off Course And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

This is why we don’t make broad, long-term judgments based on one or two games. OK, kids?


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Bill Belichick’s Ref Reaction Only Human And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

The officials managed to make themselves the big story Sunday night. We’ll explore that, plus all the other leftover thoughts from the Patriots’ loss.




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