The most stark statistic showing the Patriots turn for the worse on Sunday was, simply, the second-half scoring. Miami 23, New England 0.
After an unbeaten preseason and a resounding, 34-6 win over the Rams on Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings are up in the clouds.
The Patriots floundered offensively in the second half of their season opener in Miami.
They’ll get a sort-of mulligan Sunday in Minnesota.
Well, Dave DeGuglielmo’s first game could have gone better.