The Patriots were able to overcome a fourth-quarter deficit for the second week in a row when they beat the Texans, 34-31. Should they be given credit for their resiliency? Sure.
The bad news: The Patriots, expecting an easier time of things after their skin-of-the-teeth win over the Broncos last Sunday night, found themselves in a toe-to-toe another slugfest -- against a
HOUSTON -- I anticipated a light load for Stevan Ridley against Houston -- five carries or fewer -- but while I didn’t expect him to be inactive, I’m not shocked, either.