Found September 10, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
After Sunday’s game against Buffalo, I knew that the reaction would be negative overall, even with it being a win. That was certainly my reaction. But in my haste to ignore any icky feeling, I was convinced that all of this mad juju would blow over, and that the New England Patriots were going to improve inevitably. I was convinced that by the time I wrote this preview, confidence would be back on the up and up, and Patriot fans would be excited for a tasty matchup against the perpetual mess, the New York Jets. Well, I’m writing this preview. And things have gotten decidedly worse. Because let’s be clear. Losing Shane Vereen and Danny Amendola hurts. Bad. If you lose 60% of your offensive output, and your offense wasn’t all that sparkly to begin with, you’re kind of in trouble. And so, what we have instead is one of the greatest challenges that Tom Brady has probably faced in his career. After losing Wes Welker to a trade, Brandon Lloyd to the free agency heap, Danny Woodhead to the...
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