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News Blitz 10/5: Week 5 post-win reaction


As always, you're in the right place for any nuts-and-bolts coverage of New England's latest win of the season – written, video, and otherwise – here on Some of our media colleagues have items of interest that we'll share now.

It was a historic night for QB Tom Brady, who reach a couple of touchdown milestones with one throw to WR Josh Gordon. An ESPN blog post summarizes and provides historical context.

NBC Sports Boston gives us five takeaways from the Patriots' win Thursday night. doubles that with 10 things we learned last night. provides 38 thoughts on the win over Indy, a nod, apparently, to the number of points the Patriots have scored in each of the past two games this week.

Those 38-point outings are enough for this team, though, as The Athletic website tells us this morning.

The Boston Herald examines the emerging dynamic running back duo of James White and rookie Sony Michel.

Boston Sports Journal takes a bigger-picture view of how good this offense can be with all its key components in place, but also warns that the Patriots defense is vulnerable right now.

Meanwhile, the Thursday night win was great for New England, but one Patriots leader in the locker room believes the whole Thursday night schedule needs to be revisited and potentially scrapped by the NFL. The Patriot Ledger has details.