The Jets Are Just Astoundingly Bad And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsYou can look at the Jets any way you'd like. There are millions of angles. I choose this one: They stink.
Some Wins Can Feel Like Losses And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsThe Patriots won. Barely. Against one of the worst teams in the NFL. Other than that, it was a good Sunday.
Tom Brady's Still Got A Lot Of Life In Those Legs And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsIt remains impossible to properly process the things that Tom Brady's doing at his age. That's just one of the many leftover thoughts from that wild Sunday night game between the Pats and Bucs.
Defense Comes Up Short In Another Major Moment And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsA lot of focus will be on Mac Jones' offense. Rightfully so. But the Patriots' defense has now failed in big spots twice in the team's two home losses.
James White Can Still Be James White And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsJames White is still James White, and Bill Belichick and Mac Jones surely appreciate it.
The One Negative On Mac Jones Was Hardly Bad And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsYou'd be nitpicking if you really wanted to harp on a negative after Mac Jones' NFL debut with the Patriots.
Cam Newton Had A Splendid Farewell Party And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsIf that's all she wrote for Cam Newton in Foxboro, then at least the quarterback got the farewell party he deserved.
Cam Newton Not Working Out With Pats Is A Bummer And Other Leftover ThoughtsIt's an absolute bummer that Cam Newton as the quarterback of the New England Patriots hasn't worked out. A complete and total bummer.
This Reality Check Will Test New England And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsThe descent to this place was gradual, but it's nevertheless startling to see the Patriots as a middling team in the middle of December.
Cam Newton Rewards Bill Belichick's Trust And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsYes, they won 45-0. But how would things have gone if Bill Belichick didn't make a bold decision, or if Cam Newton didn't reward him?
Stephon Gilmore Wins Battle With DeAndre Hopkins And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsTo stop DeAndre Hopkins is to stop the Arizona Cardinals. And on Sunday, Stephon Gilmore stopped DeAndre Hopkins.
Pressuring Deshaun Watson Might Have Helped And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsThe Patriots' game plan in Houston had some major flaws. We'll get into that, plus more in the leftover thoughts.
Damien Harris Was Worth The Wait And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsThat was a fun one. It was a wild one. And it was a wet one. Let's hit all the leftover thoughts from the Patriots' 23-17 win over the Ravens.
Tom Brady Dropoff 2.0 Is Outrageous And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsThe dropoff from Tom Brady World to No Tom Brady World in Foxboro has been staggering, and this is the second time we've seen it. Let's explore the details before diving in to another heart-wrenching loss for the Pats.
Outlook For Entire Patriots Season Shifts And Other Leftover ThoughtsFootball seasons don't ever play out according to plan, but the road map to 9-7 just became a lot clearer than it was before the Patriots blew a game against a bad Broncos team.