COMMENTARY The New England Patriots are 9-1, and Tom Brady is vexed. I'm sure you can understand. If this NFL season were to end today, the Patriots would have to settle for the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoff picture. Coming off its bye week, New England delivered what was perhaps its best win of the season thus far, a 17-10 decision in Philadelphia that will go down as the much-ballyhooed defense's best performance against a quality opponent. The Patriots rallied back from a 10-0 deficit thanks to trickery off the arm of Julian Edelman, the — yes?— reliable leg of Nick Folk, and a smothering defensive unit that gave little wiggle room to Carson Wentz and the Eagles in the final three quarters.
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