The Patriots are ready to turn the page and look ahead to Sunday’s opponent – the Chicago Bears. The Patriots have yet to win on the road and when they travel to the Windy City the Boston Herald says they will find a familiar look on offense under the leadership of first-year Bears coach Matt Nagy, who is a disciple of Kansas City’s Andy Reid.
The Herald also says New England must be wary of the Bears dynamic pass rusher Khalil Mack.
ESPN.com looks at the greatness of the Brady-to-Gronk connection, especially in crunch time.
The Athletic writes about how the Bears are still learning to win and that this week they’ll get to study against the Patriots. The Boston Sports Journal offers some thoughts on the Patriots passing game.
The Patriot Ledger says inconsistency is plaguing the Patriots defense. MassLive.com points out the fact tat the Patriots rank last in sacks but are still figuring out ways to hound quarterbacks.
WEEI.com looks at where the Patriots stand in the early AFC playoff picture.
After a poor defensive performance last week in Miami, the Chicago Tribune is wondering if it was just a blip on the radar or signs or real danger with Brady coming to town. They offer some thoughts on that Week 6 loss and on the Bears in general as well.