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New England Patriots links 11/13/18 - Reaction to ugly loss way worse than after ugly win

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NFL: New England Patriots at Tennessee Titans Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports



  • Doug Kyed presents his Pats-Titans Film Review: What caused Tom Brady’s struggles in loss?
  • Evan Lazar’s Advanced Stats Report: What exactly went wrong with Brady and the offense?
  • Mike Reiss agrees with Tom Brady that better distribution of the ball would be ideal.
  • David Latham (LastWordOnSports) Patriots need to trust Chris Hogan.
  • Mike Reiss states that ‘clearly, the background Matt Patricia and Mike Vrabel had with the Patriots was an advantage... Ultimately, the players have to make the plays, but it never hurts to have such fresh intelligence’.
  • Mark Daniels calls Sunday’s loss unusual and out of character for Bill Belichick’s Patriots.
  • Michael Hurley serves up some stone-cold leftover Pats-Titans thoughts: No need to panic on the Patriots or Tom Brady.
  • Jerry Thornton shares his knee jerk reactions to Sunday: There is no feeling in the world like getting teabagged by a collection of guys who owe their lives to you.
  • Mike Dussault (PatsPropaganda) Pats Posits: Music City disaster.
  • Andrew Callahan explains how the Patriots defense was exposed for having a razor-thin margin for error.
  • Michael Hurley gives us something to put the Patriots’ offensive road woes into perspective.
  • Ryan Hannable explains why the Patriots’ offensive woes aren’t nearly as bad as they seem.
  • Matt Vautour doesn’t think Sunday’s loss should be cause for panic.
  • Ryan Hannable notes Stephon Gilmore owns up to his poor performance in Tennessee.
  • Ross Gienieczko Patriots Notebook: Tom Brady understands Dion Lewis’ comments; More.
  • Nick O’Malley gives us a rundown on the Patriots injury epidemic to see who’s hurt and who could return after the bye week.
  • Zack Cox peaks at the playoff picture to see where the Patriots stand after the loss.
  • Mike Cole relays Bill Belichick on why the Pats couldn’t generate the same pass rush vs. the Titans.
  • CBS Boston mentions the speculation that there’s a good chance Rob Gronkowski will retire after this season.
  • Kevin Duffy issues his Week 10 Patriots Report Card /Oprah-style: You get a detention, you get a detention, you get a detention... Detentions for everyone!
  • Phil Perry skips over the beginning of the alphabet with his Week 10 Report Card.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Patriots Week 10 Report Card. /Today’s grades were brought to you by the letters C, D and F.
  • Andy Gresh reminds us that ‘if the Patriots see Tennessee in the playoffs, the Titans have now shown their hand as to how they would attack New England with Mike Vrabel as head coach.’ Week 10 Grades.
  • Nick O’Malley uses his wooden ruler to smack everyone’s knuckles after grading the Patriots for Week 10. /Also, no recess for a week.


  • Mike Tanier (Bleacher Report) Monday Morning Digest: Can the Patriots survive the decline of Tom Brady?
  • Doug Farrar (TouchdownWire) The All-22: Why can’t Tom Brady beat the blitz?
  • Dan Hanzus ( GIFs that help explain Week 10: Is age catching up to Tom Brady?
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Will other teams do to the Patriots what the Titans did to the Patriots?
  • Mike Jones (USA Today) Patriots won’t be derailed by loss to Titans, but playoff picture just got tougher.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Belichick says a little bit more about Sunday’s loss (but nothing about Dion Lewis).
  • Kevin Patra ( Tom Brady on critics: ‘I absolutely want to play better.’
  • Albert Breer (SI) Monday Afternoon QB: Inside Teryl Austin’s firing, Time for Josh Reynolds and Sidney Jones to step up, More NFL notes.
  • Conor Orr (SI) Morning Huddle: What’s stopping John Harbaugh from starting Lamar Jackson over Joe Flacco?
  • Adam Schein ( The Schein nine: NFL statement makers in Week 10. The AFC goes through Kansas City.
  • Vote ( 2018 Pro Bowl voting is now open.
  • Joe Lucia (Awful Announcing) Rate the 2018 NFL announcers: It’s time for you to sound off about your favorite and least favorite NFL broadcasters.