No matter what event the Patriots hold right now, it's impossible to ignore the elephant in the room.
It's amazing that, in terms of perception, the deflate mess is considered the worst thing to ever happen to the Patriots.
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4yFor all of New England's success, avoiding the trap game isn't on the list of accomplishments. But the Pats promise that a loss like in Cleveland won't happen again this week in Detroit.
4yTom Brady and the rest of the Patriots don't really know what day it is, but once they get to Detroit, not much will be foreign to the Pats' QB.
4yHere are some notes from Gillette Stadium, as the Patriots prepare for a quick turnaround.
4yThe Pats' quarterback said the Indianapolis defenders were screaming, 'Hut, hut' when New England had the ball in the closing seconds in an attempt to cause a penalty, stop the clock, and force the Patriots to punt.
4yHad the Patriots lost Sunday, the fault would have been on the offense, which completely collapsed in the fourth quarter.
4yJust like 2001? Nah, this Patriot team is reminiscent of another great team of Super Bowl past