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New England Patriots links 9/28/20 - Wreck & Roll: Run game wrecks Raiders 36-20

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Las Vegas Raiders v New England Patriots
Mr. ‘Wrecks’ Burkhead himself
Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images




  • NFL Game Center ( Raiders at Patriots. Recap, stats, drives, highlights.
  • Judy Battista ( Short-handed Raiders struggle to stop Patriots’ rushing attack in loss.
  • Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Patriots roll to 36-20 win over Raiders.
  • Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) Rex Burkhead: Patriots won for James White.
  • Albert Breer (SI) Monday Morning QB: The four motives that power Russell Wilson, Inside Chicago’s QB change; Plus Buffalo and Detroit avoid gut-punch losses; More.
  • Peter King (ProFootballTalk) FMIA Week 3: Josh Allen’s pissed off, Tony Romo’s proud, and Buffalo’s 3-0; More.
  • Jason La Canfora (CBS Sports) NFL insider notes: Texans, Eagles, Vikings among teams exposed for who they really are, plus three that made the playoffs last year aren’t likely returning; the Pats are road graders; and more.
  • Around the NFL ( NFL Week 3: What we learned from Sunday’s games. 1.The Patriots deployed a trio of running backs in a punishing ground game galloping over a Raiders defense that was pulverized into pulp late; More.
  • Gary Gramling (SI) Week 3 Takeaways: Russ is unstoppable, the Josh Allen roller coaster, Falcons blow another big lead. Plus, the Foles era begins in Chicago, the Lions it get right, the Patriots Way wins again; More.
  • Nate Davis (USA Today) 32 things we learned from Week 3. 5. Raiders coach Jon Gruden was coaching in New England for the first time since the “Tuck Rule” game, the Silver and Black’s infamous loss in the 2001 playoffs and one that helped springboard the Patriots dynasty. Gruden can go back to Las Vegas content that his previously undefeated team fully earned Sunday’s 36-20 defeat. /Hee hee.
  • Frank Schwab (Yahoo! Sports) NFL Winners and Losers. Winner: Rex Burkhead.
  • John Breech (CBS Sports) NFL Week 3 grades. Patriots B, Raiders C-.