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Patriots Need A Win Before The Bye

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On October 25, 2012 @ 10:34 AM In NFL | No Comments

[1]FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have one major mission before the bye week. Go to London and bring back a win.

That would be a fine souvenir of the first half of the season and, they hope, a momentum booster for a team that has been inconsistent on offense and generous on defense.

The Patriots leave on a red-eye flight Thursday night for Sunday’s game with the St. Louis Rams after squeaking by the New York Jets 29-26 in overtime. A week earlier, they lost to the Seattle Seahawks 24-23 when they squandered a 23-10 fourth-quarter lead.

A win would give the Patriots a 5-3 record and sole possession of the AFC East lead, the same record they had midway through last season when they lost the Super Bowl to the New York Giants.

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