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.
FOXBORO -- It's always practice, isn't it? The genesis of moments like these can so often be traced back to a field without lights or stands lining the sidelines.
FOXBORO -- Before the season begins, Bill Belichick tells his players the same thing: Wherever we got last year, it's going to be harder to get there.
FOXBORO -- Between quarterback Tom Brady, receiver Wes Welker, linebacker Jerod Mayo and defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, the Patriots are loaded with star power.
A day after saying the Patriots "didn't compete" and were "lucky to win" in a 23-16 victory in Jacksonville, it was more of the same from quarterback Tom Brady in his weekl