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2018 Schedule
1-2, 2nd in AFC East

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

It sounds like Josh Gordon's hamstring injury is the primary reason he was inactive on Sunday night. Tom Brady to Westwood One radio: "He's working to learn, he's working to understand how we do things, and whenever he's back healthy and out there, that's when we really get to work on seeing what we're all capable of when we're out there."

Is it time to panic in New England? (2:47)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots had QB Landry Jones, CB David Amerson and WR Dontrelle Inman in for workouts today. The team is always updating its emergency lists.

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Barnwell Show: Pats offense, Mahomes, Fitzpatrick & more

Bill is joined by Doug Farrar of USA Today to discuss the offensive highs and lows of the season thus far, including issues with the Patriots' offense (1:56) as well as the outstanding play of Patrick Mahomes in Kansas City (10:20), Ryan Fitzpatrick in Tampa Bay (23:06) and Drew Brees in New Orleans (32:00). Plus, he touches on his new football book "The Genius of Desperation", which drops on Tuesday (43:37)!

Stephen A. sees New England as best destination for Bell (1:03)
Stephen A.: Pats vs. Patricia was 'living nightmare' (1:44)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady shared empathy for injured QB Jimmy Garoppolo, saying on sports radio WEEI on Monday morning: "It's a tough injury. I feel bad for Jimmy ... it sucks. You hate to see someone go down, someone I really like and have been friends with since the day he got here."

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Tom Brady ranks 21st among QBs with 45.2 fantasy points through three games, behind Josh Allen (20th, 46.3), Blake Bortles (14th, 54.7) and Joe Flacco (13th, 54.9). Brady hasn't finished any of those three weeks better than QB8.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots defensive snaps: ‪Just 13 in DE Derek Rivers' debut, as he was used mostly in obvious passing situations, while rookie CB J.C. Jackson also mixed in for 13 behind new starter Jason McCourty.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots offensive snaps: Just 48 total reflects how little the team was on the field, compared to 75 in opener, and 61 in Week 2.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Quick-hit personnel thoughts on Patriots' loss to the Lions: DOWN -- RB Sony Michel; DT Malcom Brown/run defense; S Duron Harmon/coverage in secondary; RG Shaq Mason/run blocking; QB Tom Brady; WR Phillip Dorsett/pass-catchers not getting open; UP -- LB Ja'Whaun Bentley, RB James White, DE Deatrich Wise.

Clark breaks down Lions' shocking win over the Pats (0:59)
Gronk: Not going anywhere without Brady (0:22)
Brady on struggles: 'We're not executing well enough' (0:30)
Belichick bluntly says Pats need to do everything better (0:37)
Clark urges fans to give Pats benefit of doubt (1:02)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick shares an embrace with Matt Patricia near midfield as Patriots fall to the Lions, 26-10. The Patriots were outclassed as they fall to 1-2. There is still time to turn it around, but the 2018 team is not playing up to usual Patriots standards.

Brady gets picked off by Slay (0:27)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots injury update: RB Rex Burkhead is being evaluated for a neck injury. He played 5 snaps in the first half and 2 in the second half.

Team Stats

Passing Yards202.326th
Rushing Yards97.720th
Points For19.0Tied-25th
Points Against25.7Tied-20th

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