The Patriots ran their record to 4-0 with an at-time sluggish 30-6 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss says Tom Brady was a bit fiery in this one. Reiss also has some ups and downs from the Cowboys win. With Dont'a Hightower injured, Jerod Mayo and Jonathan Freeny stepped up to fill the void.
Dan Shaughnessy of the* Boston Glob*e says the win over the Cowboys was the team's latest measure of revenge. His colleagueBen Volin credits Dallas with slowing down the New England attack. The notebook looks at some injuries for the Patriots.
Ron Borges of the* Boston Herald* says it was a team victory in Big D whileKaren Guregian gives the bulk of the credit to the defense. The Herald's notebook leads with Dion Lewis' improbable touchdown that even left the running back at a loss trying to explain it.
Tom E. Curran of CSNNE.com says the offense finally got going after making some adjustments.