Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Tom Brady runs for a first down against the Dolphins. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tom Brady Smartly Flashes His Wheels And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

A fourth-down run by Tom Brady was just one of the many plays that led to the Patriots’ comeback victory over the Dolphins.


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Patriots Lost Game In Third Quarter, Not Overtime, And Other Leftover Thoughts

The fact that the Patriots were in the situation where a Jets field goal was going to beat them in overtime was not the fault of the officials.


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Tom Brady, Bill Belichick Shouldn’t Ever Be Doubted And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Recap a thrilling game at Gillette by reading through all of the leftover Patriots thoughts.


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Even Tom Brady Can’t Work Magic With Offense And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

The Pats suffered their first loss of the season. How’d it all happen and what are the takeaways?


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Vince Wilfork’s Injury Removes The Defensive MVP And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

The loss of Vince, the dominance of Aqib, and much, much more highlight this week’s leftover thoughts.


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Brady, Thompkins And Dobson Write Very Different Story And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

That was much, much, much better, but still … what do we make of these Patriots? Read through all of the leftover thoughts from the 23-3 win.


Tom Brady takes the field in front of Kenbrell Thompkins and Aaron Dobson.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tom Brady’s Outburst On Rookie Receivers Understandable And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

There was a lot that happened on Thursday night. Run through it all with the leftover thoughts.


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Tom Brady’s Offense In For Some Not-So-Smooth Sailing And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

It wasn’t pretty, but there were plenty of positives to find in the Patriots’ Week 1 win. Go through them all in the leftover thoughts.


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Tim Tebow Has To Survive Final Roster Cuts And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

Before it’s time to officially move on to Week 1, run though the leftover thoughts from the Patriots’ 28-20 victory over the Giants.


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Tom Brady’s Offense Handed Dose Of Reality And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

The season is not quite doomed, but Thursday night’s game provided a glimpse of some of the growing pains we’re going to have to watch this year.