Its the midst of the Patriots bye week and the Pats have made more adjustments to their roster by dropping Austin Collie and adding LaQuan Williams along with Cierre Wood to practice squad. One key aspect to watch with the drop of Collie is the hopeful insert of more rookie wide receivers who have seen a massive drop in play time.
Now, is your coffee hot? For, it’s time to get caught up on The Patriot Way.
bostonherald.com by Karen Guregian
Although Kenbrell Thompkins has been inactive in the last few games, the article examines his positive outlook as well as a few other key aspects.
grantland.com by Andrew Sharp
The article looks at the odd developments of the year from the bullying in the Dolphins locker room to Dez Bryant’s outburst one thing has remained constant throughout the years, the Patriots winning.
profootballtalk by Josh Alpher
Yet another injury to yet another defensive starter. After the loss of Wilfork, Kelly, and Mayo along with Talib missing a few weeks the Pats suffered another injury to a starter with Gregory breaking his thumb and expected to miss a few weeks.
bostonherald.com by Jeff Howe
After starting off the season struggling heavily on offense the offense finally played up to potential on Sunday with Brady and the Patriots playing extremely well together. The article takes a look at the positives that emerged from Sunday as well as the signs that point that it should be up to par for the rest of the season.
bleacherreport.com by Marc Freshman
At this point in the season the Patriots are trying to create the vision of the team that they had at the beginning of the season on offense as all of their skilled positions have yet to be on the field at the same time. Its a little odd as over halfway through the season they have yet to put on their full offensive prowess. Yet that is often what championship football teams do, last season the Ravens were trying to figure out if Flacco was “elite”, how to send Ray Lewis out with a bang the Ravens came together and won it all. Hopefully the Pats can pull it together like the Ravens and come through when it matters most, the Playoffs.