1. How the defense is buying the offense more time -- like the 2001 season with then-rookie QB Tom Brady.
2. In this "new" NFL, September is now an extension of the preseason.
3. Struggles of the young receivers and why it will take some time for them to turn the corner.
4. Best running back he's ever played against.
5. More is needed from the offensive line and running game.
6. How Danny Amendola's mentality doesn't match his durability.