The Patriots are flying high at 4-0 and Tom Brady is a big reason for that. Despite the fact that the leaves have yet to start falling in Foxborough, ESPNBoston.com'sMike Reissbelieves the quarterback is leading the MVP race. Reiss also details some comments from Brady on his life outside of football. Looking ahead, Reiss looks at some changes for the Patriots and Colts since the teams last met.
The old school Patriots defenses normally succeeded in taking away the opponent’s top weapon and the Boston Globe's Ben Volin says that's exactly what New England did to Jason Witten in Dallas. Sticking with the defense, Ron Borges' report card in the Boston Herald has the unit acing an easy test.
Rich Garven of the Providence Journal says Belichick was happy with the Patriots run defense. Glen Farley also has Keshawn Martin drawing praise from the coach.
Steve Buckleylooks ahead to the Colts game and says civility is out the window for this one, but the players are all business as usual.Jeff Howe offers some ups and downs from the Cowboys game in the Herald.