While Cam Newton calls the matchup against the Bills a "must-win," the Patriots are reportedly open to trade talks for anyone on the roster. The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard and Rob Parker feel for Cam and support his competitiveness but can also understand the strategy behind Bill Belichick and New England setting their eyes on next season after their disappointing start.
DC United (5-10-6, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New England Revolution (7-6-8, seventh in the Eastern Conference) Foxborough, Massachusetts; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: New England plays DC United on a defensive hot streak after conceding only nine goals over the past 10 games. The Revolution are 7-7-8 against Eastern Conference teams.
The Patriots face a crucial Week 8 road matchup versus the Buffalo Bills on Sunday afternoon. What must New England do to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat? Find out in Tom E. Curran's preview.