Leftover Patriots Thoughts

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Zach Sudfeld A Major Bright Spot And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Run through the leftover thoughts from the Patriots’ preseason home opener.


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Tom Brady And Co. Didn’t Bring Championship Effort And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

The Patriots’ season can’t officially end without one more run through the leftover thoughts.


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Wes Welker Proves He’s Plenty Athletic And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Wes Welker’s great, Matt Schaub is not, Vince Wilfork is special and Tom Brady makes his mark in the record books. It was quite the night in Foxboro.


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Expectations Essentially Fulfilled And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

In the world of the Patriots, all’s well that ends well.


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Super Bowl Not Won Or Lost In Week 16 And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

The Patriots stunk on Sunday, but they left Jacksonville with a victory, and there’s no reason to overreact to one game.


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Bill Belichick’s Fourth Down Decision Sure To Cause Unnecessary Overreaction And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Please, don’t turn this fourth-down attempt into “Fourth-And-2: The Sequel.”


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Patriots Film Review: Ridley, Wilfork Assert Dominance, While Welker Makes Eerie Catch On Seam Route

Before moving on to San Francisco, check out some noteworthy plays from the film of Monday night’s Patriots victory.


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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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