New England Patriots links 9/26/18 - December 29, 2018 2:40 AM

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 After abominable performance Womens Lawrence Guy Jersey , Defense hoping bumbles bounce TEAM TALKGame Preview: Patriots vs. Dolphins. Broadcast info, series history, tale of the tape, More.John Rooke’s View from Above: Beaten down by a familiar foe.Paul Perillo tackles this week’s Ask PFW Mailbag: Picking up the pieces.Conference Call transcript: Bill Belichick.Player Interview: Deatrich Wise discusses moving on to the Dolphins and bringing positive energy to the team. (1 min. video)All Access Player Profile: Back home with Rex Burkhead. (5.11 min. video)Community: The Haley School receives The Hometown Grant. (2 min. video)Sights and Sounds: Week 3 vs. Lions. (3.30 min. video)LOCAL LINKSZack Cox scouts the Dolphins: Five things to know about Week 4 opponent. 1. They’re undefeated and sit atop AFC East standings.Mike Reiss says it isn’t so much that the Patriots are off to a slow start and lost on Sunday, it’s how they lost that matters.Tom E. Curran lists off all the possible excuses for the Pats’ lackluster play and thinks the sh*t’s about to hit the fan at Gillette. Belichick will make the team pay.Mark Daniels talks about how the Patriots defense hopes to bounce back after their struggles in Detroit.Mike Reiss explains how any turnaround on defense has to start with better play against the run.Evan Lazar says the Pats are preaching fundamentals as the solution to poor run defense.Zack Cox reports the Patriots appear confident they can repair the run defense after a rough startKaren Guregian laments the Patriots’ lack of a third-down, move-the-chains guy on offense.Evan Lazar makes the case that, receiver issues aside, Tom Brady needs to play better.Michael Hurley points out Tom Brady’s stats are quite bad through three games.Phil Perry notes Tom Brady isn’t projecting anything on what to expect from Josh Gordon Youth Deatrich Wise Jr. Jersey , while Josh McDaniels said he’s not concerned with him picking up the system.Mike Reiss takes a look at how the offense needs more from Sony Michel.Mark Daniels details how Sony Michel is still finding his feet, while the Patriots are doing all they can to try and get him going.Nick O’Malley hears from David Andrews on how the line has to block better for Michel.Doug Kyed revisits the offseason and wonders if New England should have re-signed Danny Amendola. At the time, team didn’t know Edelman would be suspended.Andrew Lykins (BostonSportsExtra) New England is home to second chances.Karen Guregian notes Bill Belichick says the toughness of the team has yet to be determined.Matt Dolloff offers some final thoughts on Pats-Lions: Some issues are more fixable than others.Michael Hurley details that Lions touchdown drive that lost the game for the Pats. /Have any lemon juice for this paper cut while you’re at it?Karen Guregian Patriots Notebook: Defensive line vows to improve against the run.Matt Dolloff Wednesday Notes: Miami secondary should challenge Patriots receivers.Logan Mullen Patriots Rumors: Patriots work out three defensive linemen, one linebacker.Zack Cox Patriots Rumors: Patriots re-sign Kenjon Barner to bolster RB unit.Adam London gives us Tom Brady’s latest Instagram post to get the fans fired up.Thomas Murphy and Steve Balestrieri ( One Patriots Place podcast: Guest Raul Martinez. (51 min.)NATIONAL NEWSJosh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Adam Gase on Patriots: Records are irrelevant right now.Frank Schwab (Yahoo! Sports) The annual ‘Is this the end of the Patriots?’ question.Lorenzo Reyes (USA Today) NFL QB Hot Sheet: Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes hot, Patriots’ Tom Brady cool. Five to watch this weekend: 1. Tom Brady.Staff (ESPN) How bad is the Patriots’ start? Statistics paint a bleak picture.Scooby Axson (SI) Report: Roughing the passer rule not changing this season, may be applied differently. /Stahhp...Charean Williams (ProFootballTalk) Mike Pereira, Dean Blandino disagree with NFL on what roughing is.Charean Williams (ProFootballTalk) Mike Pereira predicts league will adjust how officials interpret roughing rule.Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) Mike Tomlin concerned NFL isn’t fun to watch with so many penalties. /Hm... Roethlisberger’s flop the other night was kinda funny.Reflex (YouTube) 5 Most controversial calls in NFL history. (9.28 min. video) No. 2: Jesse James non-catch in Pittsburgh. The fan who threw a beer on Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill has been banned from Gillette Stadium. Hill wants the fan to also be confined to a small cell. Or at least threatened with that possibility.鈥淭hat type of behavior is unacceptable,鈥?Hill’s agent , Drew Rosenhaus, said in a statement given to Adam Schefter of ESPN. 鈥淧layers have to be protected. We want that fan to be prosecuted.鈥滳onceptually, Hill and Rosenhaus are right. But depending on the existing criminal record, if any, of the fan who threw the beer, what would the outcome of a prosecution be? A fine? A short term of probation?It was indeed wrong for the fan to throw the beer, and it’s good that he’ll be banned from Gillette Stadium. But any prosecution would result in at most a slap on the wrist. And it really won’t deter others from doing the same, because most people realize that the punishment for throwing a beer on someone would indeed be Youth Jonathan Jones Jersey , at the most, a slap on the wrist.There’s another reason for Hill to choose his next move carefully. By pushing aggressively for the criminal justice system to throw the book at the guy who threw the beer, Hill will invite a potential P.R. problem for himself, based on an off-field history that many reporters have forgotten and that most fans probably never even knew about. Already, the “what about?” crowd is pointing to Hill’s 2015 guilty plea to punching and choking his then-pregnant girlfriend.The more Hill seeks a pound of flesh from the guy who tossed a cup of beer, the more that incident from Hill’s background will be mentioned.

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