Originally posted on Boston Sports Media Watch  |  Last updated 11/15/11
After flunking out in most areas last week, the Patriots bounced back with a strong performance Sunday night, earning high marks from the resident football professors. Making The Grades – Patriots at Jets – Jeremy Gottlieb grades out a win that the Patriots needed as badly as any in a long time. Ron Borges says that it is a long time to finals, but the Patriots aced the midterms. Kirk Minihane says that “the red pen gets a break and the ol’ written lap dance returns this week” as he grades the team. Jeff Howe hands out his first set of passing grades since before the bye week. Hector Longo has high praise for Bill O’Brien this week. The ESPNBoston report card has the coaches taking the high marks for the week. Add your own grades on the Boston.com Patriots report card. For all their free-agent misses, Patriots’ Carter has been big hit - Tim Britton has a look at the impact the free agent signee has made on the Patriots defense. More on Carter from Mary Paoletti. Patriots must mainta...
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