PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain believes the Patriots will respond well after last week's loss to the Steelers and sneak past the Giants in Week Nine.
Patriots DT Ron Brace was activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list on Saturday, making him eligible to play in Week Nine if necessary.
With injuries forcing New England to make changes on its offensive line, the results have been mostly good, although the Week Eight loss to Pittsburgh was an exception.
The Patriots-Giants game in Week Nine is the first meeting between the two franchises since ex-Giants WR David Tyree made a game-changing play in Super Bowl XLII.
The Giants' top corner, Corey Webster, could take Patriots WR Wes Welker out of the Patriots' game plan.
If the Patriots want to get back to their winning ways, the secondary will need to play a sound game against Giants QB Eli Manning.
The Patriots re-signed DB Malcolm Williams to the team's practice squad on Friday and released DB Josh Victorian.
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The Patriots have an opportunity to re-establish their running game this Sunday against the Giants.
The Patriots released S Ross Ventrone from the 53-man roster on Thursday.
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain spoke with Patriots starting ORG Brian Waters this week's "Five questions with" leading up to Sunday's game against the Giants.
The Patriots' O-line has struggled protecting Tom Brady of late and it will have another stiff test against the Giants' front line.
One of the Patriots' younger players is going to have to step up and make a name for himself. Otherwise, the pass defense will continue to the team's costly Achilles' heel, writes Kevin Fishbain.
Although it is important for the Patriots to lock down the Giants' receivers, they cannot ignore TE Jake Ballard.
Patriots ORT Nate Solder was the only rookie who saw significant playing time in Sunday's loss to the Steelers.