FOXBORO -- Jerod Mayo described Sunday as a "must-have win" for the Patriots, when they host the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium in the last game of the regular season.
FOXBORO -- It's a word that seems to rule the Patriots universe: consistency. Players who want to play need to show it. It can be heard in the soundbites provided to the media.
Trenni Kusnierek has the headlines and highlights for Monday, December 24, 2012 on CSNNE.com's SportsNet Central Update.
It's not unusual for Tom Brady to appear upset after an ugly win.
His demeanor fit that bill Sunday evening after the Patriots narrowly escaped Jacksonville, 23-16.
Luckily for the Patriots, style points don't count in the National Football League.