6 Reasons why the Patriots won in Week 15

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6 Reasons why the Patriots won in Week 15

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

In Week 15, the New England Patriots cruised by the Tennessee Titans by a score of 33-14. The victory marked the team’s second in a row, furthering the distance from that uncharacteristic two-game losing streak.

With the win, the Patriots are firmly in the driver’s seat of the AFC and control their own destiny. If the Pats win next week in New York, they will find themselves owners of the all-important No. 1 seed in the conference, giving them home field advantage. By beating the Titans on Sunday, the Patriots locked up a much-needed first round bye to nurse all those injuries.

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It’s only, Monday, however, so we’re going to focus on Week 15. Monday is perhaps the only day that Sunday’s results stay relevant before the attention turns to the next slate of games.

Read on for six reasons why the Patriots emerged victorious in Week 15.

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