After last week’s 38-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, it couldn’t get any worse for the New England Patriots. Right?
Well if this Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints wasn’t worse, it certainly wasn’t any better. The Patriots were shutout at home for just the second time in the Bill Belichick era, falling 34-0. The loss dropped their record to 1-4.
It was another ugly all-around effort. The offense never picked up any traction, the defense was pushed around, and there were special teams miscues throughout the game.
As we do every week, it’s time to go through the big takeaways from this game. Spoiler alert, most of it isn’t good. Anyways, here we go…