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Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins catches the game-winning touchdown with five seconds left against the New Orleans Saints. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Gold Stars, Penalty Flags For Patriots Week 6 Win Over Saints

Levan Reid hands out his hardware for the Patriots’ Week 6 win over the New Orleans Saints.

10/16/2013

FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 13: Wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins #85 of the New England Patriots catches the game winning touchdown in front of cornerback Jabari Greer #33 of the New Orleans Saints in the closing seconds of the Patriots 30-27 win at Gillette Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Patriots Play Best Game Of Season In Comeback Against Saints

Even if the New England Patriots had lost this game to the New Orleans Saints, they had still demonstrated they could go toe-to-toe with an elite NFL team. Thanks to Tom Brady and Kenbrell Thompkins, New England didn’t have to settle for a mere moral victory.

10/14/2013

CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 06: Terence Newman #23 of the Cincinnati Bengals tackles Brandon Bolden #38 of the New England Patriots during their game at Paul Brown Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Patriots 13-6. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Patriots Offense Disappears, Brady Loses TD Pass Streak In Loss To Bengals

When you hang by a thread long enough, eventually that thread will break. That’s what happened to the previously undefeated New England Patriots Sunday in a 13-6 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

10/07/2013

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 29: Aqib Talib #31 of the New England Patriots celebrates with Steve Gregory #28 after breaking up a touchdown reception intended for Roddy White #84 of the Atlanta Falcons in the final seconds at Georgia Dome on September 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Patriots Make Gritty Statement In Win Over Falcons

This was a game that most experts picked New England to lose, but the Patriots persevered on Sunday night to earn a 30-23 win over the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. The victory allowed New England to keep pace with the undefeated Miami Dolphins for first place in the AFC East.

09/30/2013

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 22: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots gets off a pass as Mark Barron #23 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers flies into him during the first half at Gillette Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Patriots Show Improvement In Win Over Buccaneers

The New England Patriots still aren’t playing like an elite NFL team, but getting a 20-point win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday is a step in the right direction. If the team continues to improve, then next week’s game in Atlanta against a tough Falcons team should be very competitive.

09/23/2013

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 12: Stevan Ridley #22 of the New England Patriots carries the ball against the New York Jets during the game at Gillette Stadium on September 12, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Winning Ugly: Pats Look Soggy In Rain-Soaked Win Over Jets

Last season, the New England Patriots led the NFL in scoring with 34.8 points per game. But after an unimpressive 13-10 victory over the New York Jets in Foxboro Thursday night, the Patriots have scored a total of 36 points two weeks into the 2013 season. Quite frankly, they are lucky to have a 2-0 record.

09/13/2013

New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Socci: Ever-Reliable Gostkowski Keeps Makes, Misses In Past

Stephen Gostkowski puts all his past successes and failures behind him, becaues he knows he’s only as good as his next kick.

09/11/2013

ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 8: Shane Vereen #34 of the New England Patriots carries the ball during NFL game action against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 8, 2013 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Turnovers Mar Otherwise Workmanlike Performance By Pats

One measure of a good NFL team is the ability to find a way to win even when it’s not playing its best football. This is something the New England Patriots proved Sunday in beating the Buffalo Bills 23-21 despite losing the turnover battle.

09/09/2013

Tom Brady and the Patriots offense (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Patriots Blog: Protecting Brady, Edelman’s Fight For Roster Spot Among Story Lines Vs. Detroit

Here are a couple things to look for in tonight’s Patriots third preseason game.

08/22/2013

Tom Brady (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Patriots Blog: Gold Stars For Brady, Vereen; Penalty Flag For Tebow

In a week that saw the Pats go from feeling they may have lost Tom Brady to watching him dismantle the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, we once again found out his importance to this team.

08/18/2013

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