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New England Patriots Links 11/06/15 - Not So Easy To Run On These Patriots

Daily news and links for 11/06/15

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  • Michael Hurley tells us what to watch for Sunday: Kirk Cousins is coming off the greatest week of his professional life.
  • Tom E. Curran notes the Redskins know they'll have their hands full against the Patriots.
  • Christopher Price breaks down the Patriots offense after seven games.
  • Jim McBride talks Bill Belichick's coin-flip strategy.
  • Christopher Price mentions the Patriots receivers refining their catching technique, with lessons learned from Randy Moss and Darrelle Revis.
  • Ben Volin has a really interesting column on Nick Caserio, the Patriots' crucial link between football and business.
  • Mike Reiss lists some milestones within reach for Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski this Sunday.
  • Tom Layman notes Rob Gronkowski enjoyed reliving some high school basketball moments after Jay Gruden compared him to LeBron James and Steph Curry.
  • Ron Borges talks up Stephen Gostkowski as a special part of the Patriots' success. He's a perfect 17-for-17 in FGs and 28-for-28 in extra points.
  • Dan Shaugnessy believes that the No. 1 reason the Patriots win every week is ball security.
  • Jeff Howe focuses on Patrick Chung, how he drew the high-profile assignment to cover T.Y. Hilton, and how Chung is still working to make the team each week.
  • Mark Daniels credits the Patriots weak schedule and a strong pass rush for the Patriots secondary holding its own.
  • Rich Garven notes Justin Coleman is the latest undrafted rookie to earn respect in the secondary.
  • Rich Garven reports that for Kirk Cousins, the Patriots matchup represents a challenge and an opportunity.
  • Mike Reiss highlights the considerable time Rob Gronkowski gives to charitable causes.
  • Kevin Duffy sees a good chance that both the Broncos and the Patriots are undefeated entering their Week 12 showdown.
  • Doug Kyed Patriots Mailbag: Difficult cuts coming when reserve players return.
  • Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: No. 1 on Dion Lewis' list once he gets the ball isn't 'Break opponent's ankles', it's 'Maintain possession'; Players were asked about "trap month" yesterday, but no one admitted to looking ahead to the Broncos; Duron Harmon missed his first practice in three years for the birth of his son; Jabaal Sheard was seen in the locker room without any protection on his ankle or any limp.
  • Professor John Leonard posted the links to his slide presentation, that he used in Michael McCann's Deflategate class at the University of New Hampshire. /Worth a look - especially slide #140, which has his conclusion.
  • Jim Lazar states no one loves a winner except if its your winner, and makes his Week 9 picks. Pats over 'Skins 41-13.
  • Nick O'Malley posts the MassLive Week 9 Picks. All 5 pick the Pats to win.
  • BeatGraphs (PatsPulpit) Patriots fumbling even less than before. /Worth a read.