- Chris Gasper notes the Patriots keep losing parts, but they haven't lost their rightful place atop the AFC East.
- Shalise Manza Young headlines, Battered but unbowed, Patriots grab share of first place with 23-16 win.
Karen Guregian credits this win to Matt Cassel and the big D.
- Mike Reiss gives us a look at the Offensive participation, his Ups and Downs, Final Game Notes, Patriots and Rams chatter, Belichick's and Haslett's Q & A, and other great stuff as always.
- Bob Ryan sums up the win saying, even with two interceptions, this was a nice game for Cassel.
- Michael Felger feels this was Matt Cassel's best game yet as a pro. By far.
- Jim Donaldson graduates Cassel from game manager to game winner.
- John Tomase notes Cassel may not be an elite QB, but he’s looking more and more like a winning one.
- Adam Kilgore focuses on the depleted and patched-together secondary that came up big.
- Chris Forsberg talks up how the Defense put some decent pressure on Rams QB Bulger.
- Robert Lee hails Kevin Faulk, Mr. Dependable, making the play of the game for the Patriots.
- Robert Lee gives some love to Wes Welker, who became just the fourth player in NFL history to catch at least six passes in each of his first seven games of a season.
- Jennifer Toland points out that Moss recorded his 800th career reception on his first catch of the day and was clutch when it counted.
Michael Vega calls the Rams plenty tough, but still a bit lacking at the end.
Mike Petraglia notes the Pats should be thankful Steven 'Action' Jackson didn't suit up, and then gives his 5 takes on the win over the Rams. Maybe the Rams should be thankful we didn't have LaMont Jordan and Sammy Morris (or Tom Brady and Rodney Harrison.)
- Game Notes. Patriots turn in a franchise-first penalty-free game.
- Game Recap: Faulk catches game winner in 23-16 Patriots win.
- Rams-Pats postgame analysis: Banged up defense stepped up.
- Bill Belichick's Postgame Presser.
- Patriots Players Postgame Quotes.
- Rams Players Postgame Quotes.
- Bernie Miklasz (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) says the "Rams should have won Sunday's game in New England. Period." He calls the officiating a disgrace and an embarrassment to the NFL.
- Jeff Gordon (St.L P-D) thinks the Rams got sidetracked, but not derailed.
Bill Coats (St.L P-D) praises the Rams D for the turnovers, but berates the offense for only being able to capitalize with a mere field goal for their efforts.
- NFL Game Center has the Rams at Patriots postgame stats and analysis, plus that nifty little highlight reel.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) reports on the AFC East. The Patriots keep hanging around despite their injury-tattered roster.