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New England Patriots links 11/28/16 - Pats pop the clutch with 22-17 win vs. Jets

Daily news and links for 11/28/16

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  • Jeff Howe highlights yesterday's rally to beat the Jets as Tom Brady comes to the rescue again.
  • Mike Reiss explains why this was the Patriots best win of the year, and why it should serve them well in the future.
  • Ben Volin writes Tom Brady's toughness is as important as his numbers.
  • Phil Perry shares his first impressions from Pats-Jets: The Patriots had their hands full but were able to rally in the final quarter for a 22-17 victory.
  • Karen Guregian lays out how Tom Brady wins No. 200 in fitting fashion, with drama, suspense and some Brady heroics down the stretch.
  • Mike Petraglia Snap Judgments: Tom Brady makes history; Pats squeak out win; Lose rob Gronkowski to back injury.
  • Kevin McNamara mentions how when the Patriots' stars don't shine, others step up.
  • Nick O'Malley tells us ten things we learned after the Pats escape with a win: Tom Brady looked hurt and Malcolm Mitchell looks like the real deal.
  • Chad Finn thinks 22 thoughts on the win: When the Patriots needed Tom Brady to be at his best, he was as good as he can be.
  • Kevin Duffy points out how Dion Lewis, James White, and LeGarrette Blount have given the Patriots one of the most well-rounded backfields in the NFL.
  • Mike Reiss notes this game was for those who wondered how the Patriots might look when the offense has an off day.
  • Elliott Denman critiques the Jets for being in position to win but fumbling away their chances.
  • Eric Wilbur says that was a game that should have been saved for Thursday night.
  • Kevin Duffy notes that while Tom Brady has won 200 career games, TE Martellus Bennett, is just happy to be 9-2. "I've never won nine games in a season before."
  • Michael Hurley believes it was somewhat telling when Tom Brady opened up a bit about how difficult it was for him to physically get through the past week.
  • Adam Kurkjian finds Danny Amendola is making the most of his chances. 'His role isn't clearly defined, but it's a unique one.'
  • Zack Cox relays Martellus Bennett's answer on why the Patriots can expect success rather than hope for it: "Because we work (expletive) hard every (expletive) day."
  • Nick O'Malley focuses on how Chris Long made the play of the game with his forced fumble of Ryan Fitzpatrick, that bounced forward to Trey Flowers.
  • Kevin Duffy notes Alan Branch has "no clue" how long the appeal process will take for his four-game suspension, and he's not exactly sure how he got his first FG block.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Brady leads Patriots to big win over the Jets... again.
  • Doug Kyed sees Tom Brady's display of toughness sending a message to his teammates.
  • Bob George (PatsFans) With Sunday's win, Patriots proved they still have what it takes.
  • Doug Kyed tells us who stood out to him - positively and negatively - in Sunday's win: Malcolm Mitchell shines for second consecutive game.
  • Christopher Price picks his 3 Up and 3 Down from the Pats' win.
  • Tom E. Curran highlights the best and worst moments from Sunday's game.
  • Eric Wilbur finds three things we learned in New Jersey Sunday: Malcolm Mitchell may be the real deal.
  • Michael Colangelo (PatriotsWire) 5 takeaways from Patriots' close victory over the Jets. 1. Tom Brady’s knee injury affected his play all day.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Here are finals stats and team leaders from Patriots' win over Jets.
  • Ryan Hannable notes Darrelle Revis was surprised Tom Brady attacked him more than he anticipated.
  • Ron Borges declares Malcolm Mitchell the winner vs. Darrelle Revis, especially his TD catch "with only 1:56 to play, that saved the Patriots bacon while roasting Revis on a spit."
  • Mike Petraglia notes Malcolm Butler proclaims the defense is coming around.
  • Tom E. Curran thinks the performance of the defense is reason for concern. (3.04 min. video)
  • Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: Team finally gets some takeaways vs. Jets.
  • Adam Kurkjian talks with Jonathan Kraft before the game, with praise of Tom Brady's will to play through a knee injury. "Herald sources indicate the injury came from a hit he took two weeks ago from Kam Chancellor."