Pumped up for the promise of a week off if they can pull off the perfect show on Quick Slants, Tom E. Curran and Mary Paoletti succumbed to the pressure right away.
For a team that's played 11 one-possession games this season, the Patriots didn't seem too surprised for beating the Ravens 41-7 on the road Sunday.
FOXBORO -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick makes a point to compliment every opponent he faces. The move is not unique to him, it's standard good sportsmanship.
Who's to blame if the Patriots don't make the playoffs?