Even an eternal optimist as myself has to be depressed after that Patriots performance in Kansas City yesterday. Really, I don’t know what more to say than that.

The Patriots Game Day Rear View looks back at the debacle in Kansas City, with resignation for the future.

Mike Reiss keeps on blogging, providing updates from the Belichick press conference today and he’ll have quotes from the locker room soon as well.

John Molori’s Media Blitz looks at Andrea Kremer’s interview with Tedy Bruschi and has rising and falling stars from among the Patriots pre and post game shows.

The Jets are up next for the Patriots. You can do a little newspaper scouting of them over at the New York Sports News page.

The football team around here that might be generating the most excitement at the moment is the UNH Wildcats, who romped to a 55-21 win over Colgate Saturday in the first round of the 1-AA playoffs. Mike Zhe and Allen Lessels look at the next opponent for UNH, the Northern Iowa Panthers.

Chad Finn is back with another edition of Touching All the Bases, with a healthy dose of Josh Beckett.

FSN has Celtics/Magic at 7:30. ABC has Steelers/Colts at 9:00.