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The Patriots have gone suddenly pass-happy, and the local media has figured out that this week's contest features an effective offense against an effective defense. Tons and tons of happy Patriots links prepared for your consumption on the Pats Newswire... another service for Total Access Pass members!

Miami's defense strong as ever
It's one thing to pile up 400 yards in offense against the Jets, Chiefs and Chargers. It would be something else, though, if the Patriots can do the same thing against the Dolphins.
Nashua Telegraph

Back to the Run
C'mon, you remember him. That Smith guy, who ran for over 1,000 yards last year for the New England Patriots. Is he still on the team? Of course he is. But they just haven't gone to him all that much in the first four weeks.
Nashua Telegraph

Brady a key reason why team doesn't get much sack time
Oh, the leaves will still fall. But so far in 2002, Tom Brady has not. He's been sacked just six times in four games and the Patriots are first in the AFC and second in the NFL in sacks allowed per pass play (6 in 186 attempts).
Providence Journal

Can Dolphins close gap on perfection?
It's been 30 years since the Miami Dolphins went 14-0 and won the Super Bowl. This perfection still is celebrated every year when the final unbeaten team is handed its first loss and champagne flows from coast to coast.
Providence Journal

Dolphins' fans not all keen on Fiedler
Jay Fiedler joined Dan Marino in the Miami Dolphins' history books last year, becoming just the second quarterback in team history to throw for 3,000 yards in a single season.
Taunton Gazette

Penalty Phase Hurts Patriots
There is nothing more frustrating than doing something well, then finding it does not count. The New England Patriots have been hurt by penalties in their last two games, a 41-38 overtime victory over Kansas City Sept.22 and a 21-14 loss at the San Diego Chargers Sunday.
Union News

Edwards: RB back from injury
Robert Edwards remembers the difficult moment, remembers the painful feeling. And that recollection has nothing to do with the tremendous physical pain which came when he suffered a dislocated knee in early 1999, but rather has to do with his release from New England Patriots, the team which drafted him 18th overall in 1998.
Union News

How the current Patriots organization rewards loyalty
Reis is the guy you might have read about in the papers, the guy you might have heard about out at Gillette Stadium, in a bar somewhere, on the back steps at your office during a smoke break. He's ' that guy from Warwick, ' the one who got stripped of his season tickets after 20 years because he tried to sell some seats on eBay.
Boston Pheonix

Brady plans to pull out all stops
Quarterback Tom Brady is 4-0 in games following a New England loss. He's got a chance to improve that to 5-0 tomorrow afternoon at Pro Player Stadium.
Boston Globe

He's not about to kick himself
Stop the presses. Adam Vinatieri missed a field goal in last week's loss to the Chargers in San Diego.
Boston Globe

Patriots Have Problems With Miami Heat
MIAMI – Patriots win 1985 AFC title in the Orange Bowl. In January. Patriots win 1986 AFC East title in the Orange Bowl. In December.
Boston Sports - Bob George

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