Found December 10, 2011 on Foxboro Blog:
Most Patriot fans probably have to feel bitter about last week. Despite going to 9-3 with a 31-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts. The Patriots led 31-3 going into the 4th quarter, but gave up 21 points in the 4th quarter to Dan Orlovsky of all quarterbacks. But as the old saying, a win is a win. Now, New England goes to the nation’s capital to take on the 4-8 Washington Redskins. With a win on Sunday, the Patriots will win ten or more game for the ninth straight season. Washington got off to a great start to the season with Rex Grossman at quarterback by winning three of its first four games. Then, head coach Mike Shanahan switched to John Beck and the season went crumbling down. They do have some nice pieces there with rookie Roy Helu Jr. at running back and they have some nice pass rushers in Brian Orakpo and rookie Ryan Kerrigan. The one thing that will hurt Washington in this game is that their top tight end, Fred Davis, and left tackle Trent Williams are out the rest of the y...
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