Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 11/11/12
The Pats squeaked out a close one, and here are some key points, as well as analysis on the big win for New England. >> The game shouldn't have been as close as it was. Wes Welker dropped two key balls, one an easy touchdown, and the other a 3rd down conversion. This has already cost us one big game, and if it becomes a trend Welker's days could be numbered as a Pat.>> The defense is struggling. Our secondary played like crap other than McCourty at the safety spot. He forced Freddy Jackson's fumble and intercepted a Ryan Fitzpatrick pass in the end zone that iced the game. Hopefully newly acquired cornerback Aqib Talib can help provide desperately needed production to a troubled secondary.>> The linebacking trio of Spikes, Mayo, and Hightower has potential to be one of the best in the NFL. If they can play consistently. The three all have talent, played in the SEC (Florida, Tennessee, and Alabama) and look to be great. If all three of them can perform on all cylind...
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