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Pulpit Podcast Episode 128: Patriots pull away from the Vikings and the AFC East

New England strengthened their position in the AFC.

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Minnesota Vikings v New England Patriots Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

The New England Patriots pulled away from the Minnesota Vikings late in the game to move to 9-3 and keep pace atop the AFC.

The Patriots rushing attack had a lot of success on the ground against the Vikings stout defense and gained over 160 rushing yards in back-to-back weeks for the 10th time under Bill Belichick. What were the Vikings doing that removed Josh Gordon from the game for the first three quarters- and who was the star of the offense?

And there were plenty of stars on defense. J.C. Jackson had a strong showing and offers so much potential, while Stephon Gilmore and Jason McCourty have a legitimate case for being the best cornerback duo in the entire league. But should we be concerned about the struggles in the run game?

Alec and Rich cover it all. This podcast is available in the iTunes store, Stitcher, TuneIn, BluBrry, Podcast Mirror and via RSS Feed. Please subscribe and comment on what you want to hear about in future podcasts!