The Patriots did just about everything right on Monday night, but six offensive penalties could be a cause for concern if they continue.
Patriots WRs Chad Ochocinco and Deion Branch will have to work to get separation from Dolphins CBs Vontae Davis and Sean Smith.
While there might be cries for the Patriots to add a veteran wideout, it would be difficult for a free agent to learn the Pats' system because of the lockout.
This is the third in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze the Patriots' WR situation.
In Week 13, Deion Branch and Wes Welker each scored a touchdown, despite going against Jets CBs Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie. In the playoffs, those matchups will be key for each team to win.
The Patriots aren't going to mess around in this year's season finale, as they ruled WR Wes Welker inactive.
The offense hit a speed bump in Sunday night's win over the Packers, but Tom Brady remains the Patriots', and the league's, top MVP candidate.
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects Sunday night to be the Patriots' sixth win in a row, but they may not score as much as they have against a good Packers secondary.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 15 game between the Patriots and Packers: the Patriots' passing game vs. the Packers' secondary.
The way the Patriots' offense has been rolling, even against top defenses, it's hard to bench any of their offensive players. Heck, even their defense is not a bad start.
Let's take a look at how the Patriots' top players have stepped up their game during the streak, by the numbers.
Deion Branch was a huge surprise to most fantasy owners this season. Pat Fitzmaurice offers up his All-Disappointment and All-Surprise fantasy teams for 2010.
The Patriots' offense continues to click, and Tom Brady's success is allowing a pair of veteran receivers to have big seasons.
With snow, sub-zero wind chills and high winds, most teams would go to the ground. Not Tom Brady's Patriots, who manhandled the Bears 36-7 at Soldier Field.
Tom Brady had one of the best fantasy seasons of all-time in 2007, throwing a record 50 TD passes. Recently, he has looked every bit as good as the guy who won the MVP three years ago.