The Patriots, coming off a bye, play a tough game against the Panthers next Monday, who who have just come off a great 10-9 win against the 49ers. This is an extremely interesting match-up which pits the dangerous Panthers defense, against the recently explosive Patriots offense.
On that note its time to get a cup of coffee and catch up with the links of the day.
espn.com by Field Yates
Everyone knows Cam Newton and Steve Smith on the Panthers but that’s not whats carrying its the defense. The defense is led by Luke Kuechly a star in the making, along with 2 pass rushing beasts off the edge in Greg Hardy and Charles Johnson who both had double digit sacks last year. Star Lotulelei who is a beast off clogging up in the middle.
bleacherreport.com by Josh Sanchez
An early look at the playoff picture so far. The Pats are right now at 7-2 in second seed. Though the next two weeks will greatly help to decide that.
weei.com by Christopher Price
Some thoughts on the Pats so far, by breaking down the offensive and defensive mvp’s so far, as well as getting the jump on Carolina.
youtube.com by Espn’s Hannah Storm
An interesting behind the scenes look at Coach Belichick’s father who taught him the love of the game.