FOXBORO -- The Patriots offensive line is in flux and will be tested immediately in their first regular-season game since dealing Logan Mankins to Tampa Bay.
With Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots offense is elite. Without, not so much . . . Tom Brady or no Tom Brady. We know Gronk is a pass-catching freak, but his blocking is equally as important.
The Patriots need a win against the Dolphins to have any chance of earning a first round bye. Tom E.
The New England Patriots grabbed a narrow victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars 23-16 in Week 16. They will now face off against the 7-8 Miami Dolphins.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. Next up, Houston.