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2019 Schedule
10-2, 1st in AFC East
Keown: Brady is in his 'get off my lawn' phase (1:11)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

It is mentioned to Bill Belichick that the Chiefs usually don't have more than 3 WRs on the field, and he said with TE Travis Kelce it is basically four. "Call Kelce whatever you want, he's one of the best receivers in the league," he said.

Clark: Patriots should 'absolutely' bring back AB (1:50)
Brady, Cooper headline 2020 NFL free agent class (1:31)
Sedano: Brady is basically Trubisky (0:49)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots waived K Kai Forbath on Monday and claimed rookie DT Albert Huggins (Clemson) on waivers from the Eagles. Huggins (6-3, 305) has played in 4 games this year for Philadelphia, and adds depth at the big DT spot with rookie Byron Cowart (head) injured. The Patriots will need to create a roster spot for the presumed return of kicker Nick Folk.

Stephen A: Brady isn't the Patriots' problem (2:08)
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Patriots offense 'learning as we go,' Brady says

Patriots QB Tom Brady, who struggled against Houston, says, "We have our whole season ahead of us." Sources, meanwhile, say Antonio Brown won't be back.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Tom Brady struggled last night behind an offensive line that recorded an 81% pass block win rate -- the unit's second-best of the season. That may not be a reflection of improved New England offensive play, however: since Week 9 (without J.J. Watt) Houston has had the worst pass rush win rate in the league (21%). (ESPN stat, NGS data)

Ryan: This is the worst Patriot team I have ever seen part 2 (1:19)

ESPN Daily: Does the Patriots' upset mean Tom Brady is slipping?

After the Texans upset the Patriots we have to ask (again): is it real this time? Is Tom Brady slipping? Host Mina Kimes and ESPN Senior Football Writer Bill Barnwell turn to the numbers for answers. Then, after the Eagles fell to the Dolphins and the Cowboys lost to the Bills, another pressing question: does any team really want to win the NFC East?

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Offense sputters as Pats lose grip on No. 1 seed

The Tom Brady-led Patriots offense continued to struggle in Sunday night's loss to the Texans, a result that knocked New England out of the top spot in the AFC.

Team Stats

Passing Yards264.48th
Rushing Yards96.321st
Points For26.76th
Points Against12.1