NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope
The New England Patriots’ season got off to a shaky start, as the team was 3-3 through their first six games. Since then, however, the Patriots have been on a roll. They have won their past five consecutive games, by an average margin of victory of 22.4 points per game.
The Patriots have been as dominant as any team in the National Football League over that span, and are making a case for being the AFC’s best team. While it is too soon to state that at this point, we can pinpoint five reasons why the Patriots have won their last five contests.