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New England Patriots links 9/24/21 - Week 3 Patriots-Saints: Ball security, red zone, Trent Brown’s return

Daily news and links for Friday

Super Bowl LIII - New England Patriots v Los Angeles Rams
Trent Brown returned to practice this week.
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  • Evan Lazar’s Patriots Game Plan: Why the Pats, Mac Jones should attack the Saints with quick passing.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Patriots-Saints Week 3 Key Matchups: Who has the Razor’s Edge? Patriots WRs vs Saints secondary – Razor’s Edge New England.
  • Thomas Murphy (E2GSports) Monster keys to Patriots vs. Saints.
  • Andrew Doherty (PatsBuzz) Patriots vs. Saints Week 3: Which team has the advantage at each position group?
  • Mark Morse (PatsFans) Game 3 preview: Patriots vs Saints. ‘Unless Winston has turned over a new leaf, the Saints will have to overcome mistakes that they are not used to. ... Jameis Winston won the QB job from Taysom Hill, but Hill will see time at QB especially in a wildcat alignment. Winston will cough the ball up as his 30 INTs indicate. Last week he had two against Carolina.’
  • Alex Barth’s Patriots vs. Saints Key Matchups: Keying in on explosive playmakers.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) 6 keys for a Patriots win over the Saints in Week 3. 1. Make sure Jameis Winston plays like he did in Week 2.
  • Zack Cox notes Sean Payton knows ball security will be of paramount importance in Foxborough this Sunday.
  • Zack Cox addresses his Patriots Mailbag: How Can New England fix red-zone issues in Week 3?
  • Mike D’Abate (PatriotMaven) Patriots-Saints Week 3 Injury Report: Damien Harris still hampered?
  • Thomas Carannante (MusketFire) Haters whining about Mac Jones’ lack of downfield throws are misinformed.
  • Dakota Randall highlights James White’s simple message for Rhamondre Stevenson: ‘We’re gonna need you during the season’.
  • Michael Hurley makes his Week 3 picks: Tom Brady winning in L.A., Jaguars growing more embarrassing, Cowboys Dodging Football Karma. Pats win: “As boring as it may be, the winner may just be the team with the offensive line that holds up.”
  • Karen Guregian finds a few interesting nuggets from Brady’s trainer Alex Guerrero. On Belichick: “As Tom got into his late 30s or early 40s, I think Bill was still trying to treat him like that 20-year-old kid that he drafted.”
  • Logan Mullen says Tom Brady ducks a question about replacing Drew Bledsoe. /Are you kidding? Brady’s been answering questions on this for 20 years.
  • Patriots Fourth and Two Podcast: Patriots victory & Saints preview. (60 min.)