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FOXBORO, Mass. — The Houston Texans may still own the AFC’s best record, but you can no longer call them the conference’s best team. That honor now belongs to the New England Patriots.
What was billed as the “game of the season,” heading into this week’s Monday Night Football showdown, turned out to be anything but. Tom Brady drove football after football down the throat of the NFL’s so-called “best defense.” And Vince Wilfork helped stifle one of the league’s most-balanced offenses with pressure on the line in what was arguably the secondary’s best performance of the year.
In the end, the utter domination put forth by the Patriots in “all three phases of the game” — a Bill Belichick favorite at the podium — saw an expected playoff preview take the shape of yet another Patriots pounding.
The fans were rabid with excitement about the win. But just because the Patriots held their usual humble tone after the game, don’t think they weren’t just as excited. Even Belichick hinte
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The New England Patriots have been the NFL’s Betty Ford Clinic rehabbing talented players that many thought were lost and also losing a few battles along the way.
After hits and misses with the likes of Randy Moss and Albert Haynesworth, the team’s latest project has come in the form of former No.1 draft pick Aqib Talib.
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The Patriots’ record might not suggest that they’re the best team in the NFL right now, but their on-the-field product certainly suggests it.
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Donald Trump had the right idea in mind when he wished the New England Patriots good luck before the team’s “Monday Night Football” game against the Houston Texans, but he made one mistake. He called Bill Belichick “Bob” for some reason:
Good Luck to Bob Kraft, Tom Brady and Coach Bob Belichick tonight.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 10, 2012
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Trump attempted to tweet good luck to the Patriots’ owner, head coach and quarterback on Monday night, but accidentally called Bill Belichick, “Bob.” It seems that Trump got a case of the Meninos when he went to type his well wishes.
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