FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots spent heavily this offseason hoping to patch the holes of a team that finished 7-9 in 2020 and on the outside of the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Through six games of 2021, those efforts have added up to them being exactly where they were this time a year ago. Sunday’s 35-29 overtime loss to the Cowboys was rife with many of the same issues that have plagued the Patriots (2-4) throughout this season, from costly turnovers to difficulty executing o
No coach in the modern era of pro sports was built by one person more than New England’s Bill Belichick.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — For 60 minutes, the New England Patriots had an answer for nearly everything the Dallas Cowboys threw at them. But as they trudged off the field following a 35-29 overtime loss on Sunday, they had to confront the reality that they're not quite good enough to beat one of the league's elite teams. New England fell to 2-4 for the second straight season since Tom Brady's departure. “When you look at the big picture, you never want to say you’re close, and it’s hard to do tha