Asked whether recent struggles are simply a result of execution, Blount, who drew a large media crowd in the locker room, said:
"Yeah, yeah. Nobody can stop us but us, you know? Like I said, the focus is on us this week to correct all the things that haven't been going so well for us."
Photo: RB LeGarrette Blount says that he feels the only team that can stop the Patriots is themselves. pic.twitter.com/Qt7wGGRBU5— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) December 30, 2014
That captured, in a sense, the vibe surrounding the team on a week in which the Patriots are scheduled to practice Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
"We don't have a game this week, so we have to focus on us and what can we do to get better," Blount said.
As for Blount, he played in Sunday's finale after missing the Dec. 21 win over the Jets with a shoulder injury.
"I'm good to play. I feel good," he said. "It's a long season. I'm pretty sure that everybody that can play is going to be out there when we play whoever we play."