Practicing all week in San Diego kept the Patriots focused enough to beat the Chargers.
At Indianapolis, the New England rushing game exceeded the passing game.
The list of injured New England players is starting to shrink.
New England will be missing at least three starters when it hits the field this weekend against Chicago.
Linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley won’t play in Thursday night’s game and they may miss the rest of the season.
It will likely be another week until New England fans see the former Pro Bowl cornerback take the field for the Patriots.
Rumors of the demise of the New England Patriots were greatly exaggerated.
The New England Patriots defeated the Minnesota Vikings thanks to particularly strong performances by the defense and special teams.
If the New England Patriots hope to win their sixth consecutive AFC East title, their defense will need to play better.
The New England Patriots still have some injury concerns, but a first-round playoff bye is allowing the team to do some healing.