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New England Patriots links 9/29/20 - Chase Winovich bringing the heat

Daily news and links for Tuesday

Las Vegas Raiders Vs. New England Patriots At Gillette Stadium
Chase Winovich
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  • Evan Lazar’s Advanced Stats Report: Patriots running game picks up Cam Newton in win over Raiders.
  • Zack Cox analyzes the Patriots snap count and tells us what he learned. Byrd saw his largest workload yet; Only Newton, Thuney and Mason played every offensive snap this season; More.
  • Jerry Thornton shares his knee jerk reactions to Week 3: Patriots vs. Raiders. “The most encouraging thing about this one, other than, you know, the whole “beating a quality opponent by 23 (minus a garbage time score)” thing is that we’re three games into the season and we’ve already seen three totally iterations of the Patriots offense.”
  • Michael Hurley serves up some still-warm leftover thoughts: The Cam Newton-Josh McDaniels pairing is working; Honestly, people, it’s been a while since we’ve celebrated a Ferocious Juke around here... Fortunately, Rex Burkhead restored the world of #FerociousJuking for us all; More.
  • Alex Barth dishes out 16 thoughts on the 16-point win over the Raiders. 6. Perhaps it was due in part to how much they were under center, but Sunday was the most balanced game for the Patriots offense so far this year. ...
  • Ian Logue (PatsFans) Five thoughts on Sunday’s win over the Raiders: Pats have a special player emerging on defense.
  • Chad Finn shares five thoughts from the Pats win. The Patriots 2019 draft class is looking better and better.
  • Andrew Callahan issues his Patriots Report Card: Unsung heroes on O-line, defense drive blowout Raiders.
  • Luke Ervin (PatsBuzz) Winners and Losers from the Patriots Week 3 victory. With gifs!
  • Phil Perry details how the Patriots answered Josh McDaniels’ challenge with a key fourth quarter TD drive.
  • Zack Cox notes Bill Belichick blames ‘bad coaching’ for the Patriots’ timeout usage vs. Raiders.
  • Zack Cox spotlights Deatrich Wise’ mile-wide smile as he shares a blow-by-blow recap of his first-ever touchdown.
  • Chris Mason notes Bill Belichick says Deatrich Wise Jr. has ‘given us three real good weeks of play’.
  • Tom E. Curran admits he was wrong about Cam Newton and will roll his eyes no more because he is “very much enjoying the Cam Newton experience” and learned “the schtick ain’t schtick”.
  • Deyscha Smith tells us what the experts are saying about the Patriots Week 3 win. “The Patriots had a league-high eight opt-outs, new crop of linebackers, the departure of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick still put together a team that can play top-notch football in all three phases.”
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Cam Newton loves the unpredictable nature of the Patriots offense.
  • Chad Finn says that in the Cam Newton vs. Tom Brady discussion, he’s glad to be watching the Patriots this season.
  • Matt Dolloff notes Jon Gruden makes injury excuses after his team’s sloppy loss at Gillette.
  • Locked On Patriots podcast: Mike D’Abate and Thomas Murphy break down the win in Foxboro; the big day for Burkhead and Michel; the defensive prowess of Chase Winovich; and room for improvement. (41 min.)


  • Albert Breer (SI) Monday Afternoon QB: Justin Herbert’s silver lining; Why Bears are going with Foles, Wentz’s struggles; Plus why teammates love Josh Allen, Russell Wilson on the Seahawks’ defensive stand, Arians shows what he really thinks of Gronk and more…
  • Kevin Boilard (CBS Sports) NFL Week 3 numbers to know: Carson Wentz unravels, Ryan Tannehill keeps Titans rolling and why New England might have the NFL’s best rushing attack; More.
  • Jonathan Jones (CBS Sports) Week 3 notes: Eagles running out of excuses for Carson Wentz, Dave Gettleman’s hot seat, Josh Allen MVP, more.
  • Will Brinson (CBS Sports) Sorting the Sunday Pile, Week 3: Saying sorry to Aaron Rodgers, Packers for not buying into offense; Plus a few more apologies to hand out after Week 3 of NFL action.
  • Rodger Sherman (The Ringer) The winners and losers of NFL Week 3: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a tie—and a cowardly one at that. Plus: learning to respect Josh Allen, redemption for DK Metcalf, and the rotten teams repping the Rotten Apple.
  • Adam Schein ( Heroes of Week 3. 7. Patriots’ defense and run game.
  • Gregg Rosenthal ( The Debrief: Forward-thinking moves paying off through Week 3.
  • Dan Graziano (ESPN) Judging Week 3 NFL overreactions: Is Mitchell Trubisky done in Chicago? How bad is the NFC East?
  • Darin Gantt (ProFootballTalk) Joe Thuney’s switch to center went smoothly.
  • Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Cam Newton: I was “just subpar” on Sunday.
  • Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) NFL shifts Week Five Broncos-Patriots game to later kickoff.
  • Jenny Vrentas (SI) The Mahomes-Jackson rivalry is just getting started: And unlike the Brady-Manning rivalry that began almost two decades ago, we know to appreciate the early days of two uniquely talented young QBs.
  • Aaron Wilson (Houston Chronicle) Texans had ‘batch’ of false positive COVID-19 tests, retests all negative.