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New England Patriots (5-2)

Thu. 10/5 Sun. 10/15 Sun. 10/22 Sun. 10/29 Sun. 11/12
@ TB
W 19-14
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W 24-17
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vs. Atl
W 23-7
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vs. LAC
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST12:00 PM CT21:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
@ Den
5:30 PM PT6:30 PM MT7:30 PM CT8:30 PM ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 PM MST8:30 PM EST8:30 PM CT5:30 UAE (+1)20:30 ETNaN:�

Run game finally shows some production for Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots turned a corner in capturing their third straight victory on Sunday night, this time taming the Atlanta Falcons in a dominating 23-7 win.

The biggest leap forward for the Patriots, though, was probably made in the run game, which helped them control the game after being mostly underwhelming for most of the season.

Offseason acquisition Rex Burkhead was back after missing the four previous games with an injury to his ribs. It gave New England a full complement of running backs for the first time since Week 2.

AFC East Division
New England 520.714
Buffalo 420.667
Miami 420.667
New York 340.429
Full Standings
Pass Yds: T. Brady2208
Pass TDs: T. Brady15
Rush Yds: M. Gillislee321
Rush TDs: M. Gillislee4
Rec Yds: B. Cooks537
Rec TDs: C. Hogan5
Int: M. Butler2
Sacks: T. Flowers3.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 2875 (1)
Passing Yards: 2208 (1)
Rushing Yards: 775 (12)
Points per game: 27.9 (6)
Yards per game: 410.7 (1)
Touchdowns: 21 (3)
Field Goals: 16 (6)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 2987 (32)
Passing Yards: 2262 (32)
Rushing Yards: 815 (22)
Points per game: 23.7 (23)
Yards per game: 426.7 (32)
Touchdowns: 19 (28)
Field Goals: 9 (8)
Date Player Transactions
10/12 T. Reilly pract. squad add
10/12 W. Tye pract. squad add
10/12 A. Carter pract. squad del
10/12 C. Toner pract. squad del
10/9 A. Carter pract. squad add
10/9 C. Toner pract. squad add
10/9 T. Heinicke pract. squad del
10/9 J. King pract. squad del
9/30 M. Lengel cut
9/30 M. Lengel off IR undisclosed
Date Player Status
10/22 S. Gilmore concussion, ankle (Out)
10/22 H. Langi back (Out)
10/22 E. Roberts ankle (Questionable)
10/22 E. Rowe groin (Out)
10/22 J. Bademosi abdomen (Questionable)
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