Before the season began, the Patriots were considered locks to make the playoffs.
A brutal season is in the books for the Boston Red Sox.
In four years as a major league manager, John Farrell has won a World Series, but he also has three .500 or below finishes: two in Toronto and the just-completed last-place freefall of the Red Sox
The Red Sox have plenty of options for their three outfield spots next season after acquiring three outfielders during the 2014 season in Yoenis Cespedes, Rusney Castillo, and Allen Craig.
The Red Sox got a glimpse of the future during the 2014 season.