Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 9/19/12
Last week: 3 (+0) Record: 1-1 In 2010, the Patriots lost to the Browns. In 2011, the Patriots lost to the Bills. They won 14 games in 2010 and 13 games in 2011. It wasn’t the end of the world then and it’s not the end of the world now. It’s football. Sometimes **** just happens for no reason. If the Patriots lost to the Ravens this week, then they’ve got an issue, but given Tom Brady’s career record off a loss (28-8 SU, 24-12 ATS), his record off an upset loss (17-4 SU, 15-6 ATS), his record as an underdog (24-16 SU, 27-12 ATS), his record as an underdog off a loss (11-1 SU, 11-1 ATS), and his record as an underdog off an upset loss (6-1 SU, 6-1 ATS), I think the Patriots bounce back this week in what’s going to be a statement game for whoever wins. The Patriots have been in a similar situation in each of the last 2 years and beat the Jets 37-16 last year and the Steelers 39-26 the year before, both on the road and both good teams at the time. If anything, their loss last week made ...
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