FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) With the offense sputtering and looking for production, the New England defense has stepped up to lead the Patriots to wins the past two weeks.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots have plenty of time to get their offense rolling.
The question is: Do they have the players?
The Oakland Raiders left New England with a moral victory, having taken the Patriots down to the closing minute a week after being completely uncompetitive against Houston.
By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.