FOXBORO -- Going into last Sunday's game against the Chargers, LeGarrette Blount had been a force for two games with the Patriots.
FOXBORO -- The Patriots have drafted 108 players under Bill Belichick. Less than 10 percent of those players have been wide receivers (10).
FOXBORO -- Wes Welker took a long, slow walk off of the Gillette Stadium turf, the haze of a season-ending loss descending on him.
FOXBORO -- Wes Welker looked like hell. He looked like a guy who, over the course of a five-month football season, caught 118 passes and took just as many hits.
The early theme to the Boston Bruins season is already well underway.