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Are the Patriots really this good?
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Posted on 10/28/2007 3:53:21 PM PDT by KayEyeDoubleDee

They're beating a 4-2 Redskins team by a score of 45-0, with plenty of time left in the 4th quarter?

In game 8, of a 16 game season, Brady now has 31 touchdown passes for the season? Which puts him on pace to throw more than 60 touchdown passes in a single season?

Can the Colts beat this team?

If they stay healthy, are the 2007 Patriots the best team in the history of the NFL?

Discuss.


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: colts; nepatriots; nfl
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Not sure if I've ever seen anything quite like what Brady is racking up in the first half of this season.

They're making very solid NFC teams, like the Cowboys & the Redskins, look as though they were high school kids.

1 posted on 10/28/2007 3:53:22 PM PDT by KayEyeDoubleDee
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

They have a weak schedule.


2 posted on 10/28/2007 3:55:42 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Red_Devil 232
They have a weak schedule.

Because they don't have to play New England?

3 posted on 10/28/2007 3:57:25 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee
They're stealing signals.

just kidding (I think)

4 posted on 10/28/2007 3:57:37 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The broken wall, the burning roof and tower. And Agamemnon dead.)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Until a couple of weeks ago, I’d have bet that USC could maybe beat the Pats....now it looks like they’d get whomped by the Skins...


5 posted on 10/28/2007 4:02:25 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (...forward this to your 10 very best friends....)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Go Packers!

Semper Fidelis,
fontman


6 posted on 10/28/2007 4:04:33 PM PDT by fontman
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee
They play Indy next week. Should be good. Can't wait. My prediction: Indy 35 NE 34. Or maybe not...

As I said, should be good.

7 posted on 10/28/2007 4:05:19 PM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Well ... the Pats are easily as good as the Jets are bad.


8 posted on 10/28/2007 4:06:37 PM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: Red_Devil 232
They have a weak schedule.

No. They have a "weekly" schedule. One at a time. So far they are not so weak. We will see next week when they play Indy.

9 posted on 10/28/2007 4:07:30 PM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Irrespective of their football prowress remember the illegitimate child bred by Tom Terrific and the cheating.
They may be good players but they are lousy humans.


10 posted on 10/28/2007 4:07:41 PM PDT by curmudgeonII
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To: curmudgeonII
Irrespective of their football prowress remember the illegitimate child bred by Tom Terrific and the cheating. They may be good players but they are lousy humans.

Hey! That's for another thread. This is about football, not humans! LOL!

11 posted on 10/28/2007 4:09:41 PM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Guess we’ll find out next week how good Brady is (my personal opinion is what we’re watching in comparisons of Colts versus Patriots is Dungy ball versus Belichek ball...the tortoise and the hare...Dungy wins games slow and steady with time management, Belichek goes for the pizazz.) Brady’s numbers are better, outcome is the same, both teams are unbeaten.


12 posted on 10/28/2007 4:09:42 PM PDT by dawn53
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To: curmudgeonII
remember the illegitimate child bred by Tom Terrific

Yeah, every time I look at him I think of that.

For a while there, it seemed like he was flirting with being a Republican.

Shame he decided to become a sc*mb*g instead.

Still, though, I've never seen anything quite like what he's put together in the first half of this season.

Maybe when Broadway Joe led the Jets past the Colts in SBIII, but I'm too young to remember that.

13 posted on 10/28/2007 4:14:23 PM PDT by KayEyeDoubleDee (const Tag &referenceToConstTag)
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To: dawn53
We’ll find out next week...[B]oth teams [Patriots and Colts] are unbeat[able].

Immovable object meets irrestable force.

Can God make a team so good he can't beat it?

Got a feeling the Pats are gonna be favored. The Colts have won, but they've looked human, unlike the Pats.

14 posted on 10/28/2007 4:17:12 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (NYT Headline: Protocols of the Learned Elders of CBS: Fake but Accurate, Experts Say)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee
ObFourYorkshiremen: That's nothing. When I was like, 7, or something, I saw the New Mexico State Aggies beat the Arizona 90-0...
15 posted on 10/28/2007 4:23:34 PM PDT by ForegoneAlternative (The cost of anything is...)
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To: ForegoneAlternative

Death by angle brackets: ...(Mumble) Arizona (I-forgots)...


16 posted on 10/28/2007 4:26:58 PM PDT by ForegoneAlternative (The cost of anything is...)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

IMHO, the Pats have looked better than the Colts in seasons past, but if memory serves me right, the Colts usually win. It will be fun to watch!


17 posted on 10/28/2007 4:29:44 PM PDT by dawn53
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Well just wait till the play someone in the SEC. Oops...wrong thread. LOL!


18 posted on 10/28/2007 4:33:55 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule (Revenge begins on December 22nd!!!!!)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

I’ll predict a Colts win next week. Of course you don’t want to peak to soon. I’m sure there are some Charger fans out there who can understand that.


19 posted on 10/28/2007 4:35:06 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule (Revenge begins on December 22nd!!!!!)
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To: fontman

Great post!


20 posted on 10/28/2007 4:39:21 PM PDT by MotleyGirl70 (Go Packers!)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee; GOP_Raider; scott says; mainepatsfan; CJ Wolf

The answer is yes and no. As I stated before, the disparity in the talent this year is so great that New England is one level ahead of everybody else.

Washington has nothing to worry. Once the season is over, which will probably be in early January, they will cut Brunel. At some point in time, after McNabb is waived from the Eagles, Dan Snyder will over pay for McNabb, and the cycle will repeat itself.

I would not have drafted a QB from a run-dominated SEC team like Auburn. Campbell is a good QB, but he has yet to develop his instincts as a QB in the NFL.


21 posted on 10/28/2007 5:11:44 PM PDT by Perdogg (Go tarheels)
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To: curmudgeonII

Have you seen Bridget Moynahan? Tom Brady and Jeff Garcia are living the fantasy.


22 posted on 10/28/2007 5:13:24 PM PDT by Perdogg (Go tarheels)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Who can blame TB for dating actresses and super models?


23 posted on 10/28/2007 5:14:22 PM PDT by Perdogg (Go tarheels)
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To: dawn53
"It will be fun to watch!"

Yeah, for some lucky folks. Others will be forced to endure regional games. Ours will be Oakland vs Houston. So much for fun!
24 posted on 10/28/2007 5:14:57 PM PDT by backtothestreets (My bologna has a first name, it's J-O-R-G-E)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Indy’s remaining schedule.

11/4 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
111/11 @ San Diego Chargers 8:15 PM
11/18 KANSAS CITY CHIEFS 1:00 PM
11/22 @ Atlanta Falcons 8:15 PM
12/2 JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS 1:00 PM
12/9 @ Baltimore Ravens 8:15 PM
12/16 @ Oakland Raiders 4:05 PM
112/23 HOUSTON TEXANS 1:00 PM
12/30 TENNESSEE TITANS 1:00 PM

NE’s remaining schedule.

11/4/2007 4:15 PM @ Colts
Sun 11/11/2007
Sun 11/18/2007 1:00 PM @ Bills
Sun 11/25/2007 8:15 PM Eagles
Mon 12/3/2007 8:30 PM @ Ravens
Sun 12/9/2007 1:00 PM vs Steelers
Sun 12/16/2007 1:00 PM vs Jets
Sun 12/23/2007 1:00 PM vs Dolphins
Sat 12/29/2007 8:15 PM @ Giants

I think NE has a better chance going undefeated.


25 posted on 10/28/2007 5:19:06 PM PDT by Perdogg (Go tarheels)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee
They are that good, which makes you wonder why they needed to cheat.....unless it was SOP from prior years, and old habits are hard to break.
26 posted on 10/28/2007 5:31:16 PM PDT by b4its2late (~ This Tagline Intentionally Left Blank ~)
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To: Perdogg
Sat 12/29/2007 8:15 PM @ Giants

That's when NE goes down the only time this season....

27 posted on 10/28/2007 5:32:59 PM PDT by b4its2late (~ This Tagline Intentionally Left Blank ~)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

They cheat.


28 posted on 10/28/2007 5:38:32 PM PDT by Chi-townChief
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To: Perdogg
I think NE has a better chance going undefeated.

If, and that is a very BIG if, they can get by Indy.

Now, as for a team leaving their starters in with a 45 point lead in the 4th qtr... Bellachickadee will have that come back to haunt him. You just do not do that in the NFL. That is done in college ball to impress the poll voters only. There are no polls in the NFL, there is only the poll of public opinion and it was not a good thing to witness today.

Can you tell I do not like the Patriots coach. Will yes I don't.

P.S. if in some way NE gets by Indy, my prediction is that the Bills beat them in Buffalo. Mark my words.

29 posted on 10/28/2007 5:49:16 PM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: mc5cents

It’s funny. When I complained at New England running the score up against Dallas, I was accused of whining


30 posted on 10/28/2007 5:53:20 PM PDT by Perdogg (Go tarheels)
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To: Fast Ed97; Flavius Josephus; GreatOne; highimpact; JRios1968; Leto; Moose4; Mr. Mojo; Perdogg; ...
I'm gonna call the blowout...27 New England Patriots...27 Indianapolis Colts...

Jim Rome ping
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"Have a take, don't suck or you'll get run......."

31 posted on 10/28/2007 7:11:07 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will. - Ben Stein)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Republicans don’t have illegitimate children?


32 posted on 10/28/2007 7:25:31 PM PDT by Mr. Blonde (You ever thought about being weird for a living?)
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To: JRios1968

Okaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!


33 posted on 10/28/2007 7:31:31 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: JRios1968

I gotta wonder if Belicheat is going to get a bad case of Steve Spurrier karma at the rate he’s going. Going for it on fourth down at the 6 when you’re up 38-0? Oookaaayy. You gotta admit, that’s a very Spurrier-esque thing to do.

As a Skins fan, I’m glad I didn’t see the game. I’m not surprised the Pats won, but I did think the Skins could keep it close enough to cover (the line was 16 1/2 last I heard, which is absolutely insane, even at home, against a 4-2 team with a solid defense). The Pats are just in a completely different gear from everybody else right now. They remind me of the 1985 Bears—one side of the ball absolutely dominant, the other very good.

}:-)4


34 posted on 10/28/2007 9:49:31 PM PDT by Moose4 (Ron Paul is like a beautiful plate of food ruined by a cow patty.)
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To: curmudgeonII
There is no such thing as an “illegitimate child.”

Get a life.

35 posted on 10/28/2007 11:42:24 PM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have .chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: curmudgeonII

Oh yes. They are evil, wretched human beings. /s

As if it really matters in the question of who wins the game next week, or if you would really care about that if it were your team.

You need to get a life, because you probably don’t realize how stupid and sanctimonious your post sounds.


36 posted on 10/29/2007 3:19:25 AM PDT by rlmorel (Liberals: If the Truth would help them, they would use it.)
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To: rlmorel
I'm a lot more concerned about somebody going through life with the name of bastard than I am about who wins a football game.

You can set up your own priorities.

37 posted on 10/29/2007 5:15:11 AM PDT by curmudgeonII
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To: curmudgeonII

Really...which is why you sift through professional football threads in the early hours of the morning to impart your sanctimonious opinions on unrelated issues?

Priorities indeed.


38 posted on 10/29/2007 9:45:38 AM PDT by rlmorel (Liberals: If the Truth would help them, they would use it.)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee
Can the Colts beat this team?

I think they can. The Colts may not be as flashy, but I think they have a better defense than New England. I just hope the game lives up to the hype.

39 posted on 10/29/2007 9:47:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Chi-townChief

40 posted on 10/29/2007 9:49:51 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: curmudgeonII
I'm a lot more concerned about somebody going through life with the name of bastard than I am about who wins a football game.

Which reminds me...

The Bustard's an exquisite fowl,
With minimal reason to growl,
He escapes what would be
illegitimacy,
By the grace of a fortunate vowel!

41 posted on 10/29/2007 10:11:26 AM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: curmudgeonII
I'm a lot more concerned about somebody going through life with the name of bastard

You, sir, are one sick human being.
42 posted on 10/29/2007 12:44:36 PM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have .chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: curmudgeonII
I'm a lot more concerned about somebody going through life with the name of bastard than I am about who wins a football game.

Obviously you're not concerned or you wouldn't be calling a kid who did nothing wrong a bastard.

You can set up your own petty moral priorities, but I'd be concerned going through life with the name of IDIOT.

43 posted on 10/29/2007 12:58:34 PM PDT by Ditto (Global Warming: The 21st Century's Snake Oil)
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To: Ditto
Obviously you're not concerned or you wouldn't be calling a kid who did nothing wrong a bastard.

Of course the child has done nothing wrong. But he's gpoing to be damned throughout his life by the action of his low-life parents.[And that includes Tom Terrific.]

44 posted on 10/29/2007 2:03:45 PM PDT by curmudgeonII
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To: curmudgeonII
But he's gpoing to be damned throughout his life by the action of his low-life parents.

He's only going to be damned by idiots and idiots don't count.

45 posted on 10/29/2007 3:00:02 PM PDT by Ditto (Global Warming: The 21st Century's Snake Oil)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
They have a weak schedule. Because they don't have to play New England?

that's part of it. It also appears that they are causing teams to implode after having been destroyed on the playing field. Cleveland (a team with low expectations) did O.K., and Dallas managed to get it together against the Vikings (late in the game), but otherwise teams have fallen apart after playing them...plus there's the Fins.

San Diego is getting it back together, as are the Bills.

46 posted on 10/29/2007 6:39:47 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: dawn53
IMHO, the Pats have looked better than the Colts in seasons past, but if memory serves me right, the Colts usually win.

Your memory serves you wrong. The Colts are on a current three game winning streak, but in all three games came in with the better record. Previously, the Pats had beaten them 5 of 6, including both playoff matchups - where they made Manning and the Colts look silly. The Colts finally beat them when it mattered last year in a squeaker.

47 posted on 10/29/2007 6:45:29 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee
YES
48 posted on 11/05/2007 3:13:48 AM PST by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have .chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: lepton
... as are the Bills.

Next victims!
49 posted on 11/05/2007 3:15:54 AM PST by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have .chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: lepton

The patriots are bad for the game of football. Belecheck’s rubbing the NFL’s nose in catching him at his “spy-gate” seems to be something to giggle about.

If Buddy Ryan was still the coach of this week’s Patriots-”Iggles” game, there would be a bounty on Brady.

The best scenario I could think of is the surging Cleveland Browns make the wild card...and play the juggernaut Patriots in the first round of the playoffs.

With three interceptions turned into touchdowns, the game takes on the picture of the Jets - Baltimore Super Bowl.

Up by 14 points with 3 seconds to go...4th and 1 on the Pats 30, the Browns call time out. Brady Quinn comes in for his only play of the season, drops back and hits Braylon Edwards in the corner of the end zone on the game’s final play.

Pats QB Brady hangs his head as he stands on the sidelines with crutches from the broken leg he received on a fluke hit during a 4th and 10 pass play at the end of the Pittsburgh game where the Pats had a 35 point lead.


50 posted on 11/20/2007 10:19:17 AM PST by Daguedawg
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