Originally posted on Patriots Extra  |  Last updated 11/19/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 02: Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots carries a reception into the endzone past Antrel Rolle of the New York Giants for a first quarter touchdown on September 2, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
I was planning on waxing eloquent about the Patriots huge victory tonight, but at the moment, I'm just trying to fight my way out of the catatonic state that Rob Gronkowski's broken forearm has put me in... Let's skip over the big story for a moment though, and concentrate on what was a truly excellent game by the Patriots. I missed the better part of the 1st half thanks to CBS pandering to the Cowboy Nation and showing their never-ending overtime contest against the Browns.  Anytime you can show the ending of an ugly game between two sub-.500 teams instead of a battle between two 6-3 teams with superstar quarterbacks who happen to share the biggest rivalry in the league over the past decade, you gotta do it, right?  By the time we were finally able to watch the game in my geographic region, the Pats were down 14-7.   I was thinking that we were likely in for a long night of ugly defense and a shoot-out.  However, just like that, the Patriots held the Colts to a three-and-out, J...
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