The Patriots used a strong second half to pull away from Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings 28-18 at Gillette Stadium yesterday afternoon. The win pushed the Patriots to 6-1 on the season, best in the NFL.
Brett Favre was knocked out of the game in the fourth quarter on a Myron Pryor hit, and Randy Moss had one of the most memorable post-game press conferences by an opposing player that we’re ever likely to see.
Ten Things We Learned Sunday: Patriots, Vikings couldn’t be more different – Christopher Price runs through some of the key points from yesterday. Tom E. Curran has five thoughts.
New faces, not new foundation – Greg A Bedard says that Bill Belichick has flipped the script on what brought the franchise to unprecedented heights in his first five seasons.
Brandon Tate opens eyes with Randy Moss-like showing – Ron Borges has the second year receiver coming up with some big plays yesterday, including a 65-yard TD catch on a broken play.
Bill Belichick, Patriots up to old tricks – Mike Reiss looks at the Patriots improving to a surprising 6-1 record.
Patriots’ smarts are making the difference – Tom E Curran says that the Patriots are taking advantage of opponent miscues, and limiting their own.
Now do you get what I’ve been telling you? – Mike Felger says “I told you so.”
Green-Ellis has a career game in one half – Robert Lee looks at the big second half for the Patriots running back.
Decision is made to take a stand – Monique Walker’s notebook picks up some of the remaining pieces.
West, Wafer have patched things up – Frank Dell’Apa’s notebook has the Celtics guards working through their issues.
Celts wish for peace, health – Steve Bulpett has the Celtics trying to get themselves well.
Celtics rookies: What I didn’t know about the NBA – Jessica Camerato has the three Boston rookies talking about their first week in the pros.
B’s buying in, things working out – Stephen Harris has the Bruins looking more like they did two seasons ago.
A ring for Freddys’ finger? Ex-Red Sox prospect Sanchez on cusp of title – Alex Speier has the former Red Sox prospect on the verge of the World Series title with the San Francisco Giants.
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