The Pittsburgh Steelers are struggling this season, but don’t expect them to be pushovers when they come to Foxboro to face the New England Patriots on Sunday.
The Patriots looked like a defeated team as they entered the locker room at halftime with a two-touchdown deficit, but 24 unanswered points in the second half resulted in New England earning a 27-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins.
The New England Patriots look to remain in first place in the AFC East when they host the 3-3 Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium Sunday. New England won’t face another division opponent until they meet the Dolphins again in Miami on Dec. 15.
After an impressive last-minute win over the New Orleans Saints last week, the New England Patriots fell back on their bad habits in an overtime loss to the New York Jets this week.
With Mayo and Wilfork out the Jets should look to establish the running game early and often.
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.
Few people expected the New England Patriots to be 4-0 after the first quarter of the 2013 season, but now that they’ve reached that achievement, don’t be surprised to see them get to 5-0.
Tom Brady will be without several playmakers Thursday night. Can the Jets take advantage and steal a win at Gillette Stadium?
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.
Studs like Graham and Gronkowski are in a league of their own, but the position offers solid players.