Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 12/17/12

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 12: Vince Wilfork 75 of the New England Patriots watches the action from the sidelines during the preseason game against the New Orleans Saints at Gillette Stadium on August 12, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork has been around a little while now, so he's pretty good at putting what happens out on the field into words. Sunday night, following an extremely sloppy performance by the usually disciplined Patriots, Wilfork summed it up best: "... tonight, we just weren't the Patriots." Fair enough. In a 41-34 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, the Patriots executed poorly on all the things they typically do well.The Patriots lead the NFL in turnover differential, yet they turned it over four times and got just two takeaways.New England leads the league in first half points, but it scored just three before the break against San Francisco.The Patriots boast an NFL-best third-down conversion rate, yet they converted on just two of 15 third downs."Obviously we just didn’t do anything well enough tonight to win," Belichick said after the game. "It starts with me – didn’t do a good job of coaching, didn’t coach well, we didn’t play well, we weren’t goo...
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