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New England Patriots links 10/29/18 - Patriots defense has chance to shine vs. Bills

Daily news and links for Monday

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  • Mike Reiss shares some quick-hit weekend thoughts: Pats haven’t broken stride on one-year anniversary of Jimmy G. trade; Josh Gordon trade value; More.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Sunday Patriots news, AFC East notes: ‘Did you know? Since 2000 when losing the turnover battle the Patriots are 38-37, or slightly over .500. But the rest of the NFL when losing the T.O. battle is just 713-2765-8’.
  • Ryan Hannable’s Sunday 7: CB Jonathan Jones explains video of three-year-old daughter that went viral.
  • Tom E. Curran glances at the record and explains why Tom Brady’s historic mastery over the Bills is likely to continue tonight.
  • Kevin Duffy gives us five things to watch tonight: Real measuring stick for the defense.
  • Matt Dolloff talks up the Bills’ defense that might keep tonight competitive.
  • Zack Cox offers his Patriots vs. Bills preview: Expect a heavy workload for James White.
  • Andrew Callahan previews Pats-Bills: Predictions, game plans, matchups; More.
  • Karen Guregian warns the Patriots to drop the turnover habit. /Agreed!
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Patriots-Bills Week 8 Monday Night Football: Players to watch.
  • Mike Reiss reports Rob Gronkowski will travel with the Patriots, but adds Gronk stopped short of saying he’d play Monday night against the Bills as he recovers from a back injury.
  • Evan Lazar takes a solid look at LT Trent Brown, who is happy to be in New England and proving to be a rock on Tom Brady’s blind side.
  • Robert Alvarez (PatsFans) NFL Films profiles Danny Shelton’s path to the NFL and how being a parent to four dogs has helped him through his career.
  • NBC Sports Boston passes along a report that the Patriots have ‘had internal discussions’ about reacquiring Jamie Collins.
  • Ryan Hannable mentions the rumor that the Pats are interested in adding a premium WR at the trade deadline, possibly Demaryius Thomas.
  • Rich Thompson Patriots Notebook: Gronkowski is ‘good’ for homecoming vs. Bills; Michel doubtful; Injury upate; More.
  • Karen Guregian NFL Notes: Even without a trade, Patriots still the favorite as usual.
  • Matt Chatham (Real Thing Patriots Podcast) Buffalo Preview: MNF mismatch, how Patriots keep Bills down. (41 min.)