Patriots' Lewis Steps Up His Game While Easley Still StrugglesNew England has seen some great performances on offense, but the defense still needs work.
Keys To Colts Winning AFC Championship Over PatriotsAfter knocking out the Denver Broncos, 24-13, last weekend, the Indianapolis Colts need to focus on key areas to defeat the New England Patriots on Sunday in Foxborough.
Patriots Struggle In Loss To Improved Dolphins TeamThings were looking pretty good for New England after the first 30 minutes of play, but everything went south during the last 30 minutes
Healthier Patriots Look Forward To Meeting Colts In AFC PlayoffsThe New England Patriots still have some injury concerns, but a first-round playoff bye is allowing the team to do some healing.
A Patriots Comeback Bid Finally Falls Short In Loss To DolphinsComing into Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins, the New England Patriots had made a habit out of overcoming fourth-quarter deficits. If you play with fire enough times, you eventually get burned.
Patriots Play Best Game Of Season In Comeback Against SaintsEven 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.
Patriots Show Improvement In Win Over BuccaneersThe 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.
Turnovers Mar Otherwise Workmanlike Performance By PatsOne 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.