How Did The New England Patriots React To 35-28 Loss To Eagles?

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Dec 6, 2015; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) catches a pass in front of Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Walter Thurmond (26) during the second half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

Ryan Allen

(On the blocked punt) 
“Honestly, my main job is to focus on what I need to do during every single rep that we have. I’m going to have to go back and look at the tape, but I just have to focus on what I need to do.”

(On Darren Sproles’ punt return for a touchdown)
“It was just a punt right and an open field punt. Just as a unit as a whole, I have to do a better job first off and give them a better ball to play. We just have to look at the film.”

(On trying to tackle Sproles on the punt return for a touchdown) 
“Like I said, I will have to watch film to see how I approached that situation and there’s probably some things I can look at and work on and get better. That’s my job.”

(On the Eagles’ formation and approach during the blocked punt) 
“Once I get out there, my job is to focus on the ball and do my job to the best of my ability. That’s all I can focus on at that point, so I wasn’t aware.”

Danny Amendola

(On making plays) 
“We work hard all week to try to get our guys in the best position to make plays, and it just didn’t happen tonight.”

(On how people might react to the loss)
“Regardless of what people outside this building say, we have a tight-knit group here. We’ll go back to work this week and try to get them next week.”

(On executing drives) 
“Just got to make plays. I don’t know, I have to watch the film and see what really happened, but key times come up in the game and you have to make big plays. You have to be there.”

Scott Chandler

(On the comeback attempt) 
“We got a lot of fight in us, but we put ourselves in a pretty big hole there. We got to be better and I think there are probably things that we’re going to be able to look at in all three phases [of the game] that we could have done better today and that’s the story.”

(On if the Eagles’ schemes surprised the team)
“I don’t know if we were real surprised. We just weren’t executing as well as we need to and not making the plays we need to make.”

(On what was the most frustrating part of the team’s performance) 
“Just putting ourselves in some situations that were good and then just not finishing and then at the end, fighting back and just not being able to finish again.”

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