Film study: Patriots' problems on offense vs. Eagles come down to continuity

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Film study: Patriots' problems on offense vs. Eagles come down to continuity
Film study: Patriots' problems on offense vs. Eagles come down to continuity

The Patriots just look like a team that hasn't practiced much together. The Patriots always have roster churn, but year after year, Brady could rely on Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, James Develin, and most of his offensive linemen returning. Sunday, when Brady looked up and down the line of scrimmage, he saw a receiver who has been here four weeks (Mohamed Sanu), a tight end playing in only his fifth game with the Patriots (Matt LaCosse), another tight end who signed as a free agent over the summer and missed the first four games with a suspension (Ben Watson), a left tackle who was signed off the street in Week 2 (Marshall Newhouse), a center who was a backup for his first three seasons (Ted Karras), and two rookie receivers, one of whom was playing in his first NFL game (N'Keal Harry, Jakobi Meyers).

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