Eric Wilbur of Boston.com thinks it will be a good thing that the Patriots are no longer chasing perfection.
Nicole Yang of Boston.com has a great read about rookie Joejuan Williams and his diligence with his finances. Williams has made it a mission to help others learn how to manage their money and hopes to buy his mom a house.
Andrew Callahan of the Boston Herald has the Patriots feeling in an upbeat mood, focusing on 8-1 rather than just the one loss as they prepare for four days off over the bye weekend while Karen Guregian thinks the Pats offense should stick with the no huddle going forward.
Nick Underhill of The Athletic takes a deeper look at Bill Belichick's decision making and how it stacks up with what the analytics folks have to say. Spoiler - He's doing just fine.
Phil Perry hands out his report card from the Ravens game. The defense won't be getting it hung on the refrigerator but the offense had a solid day.
Nick Goss of NBCSports Boston relays Aqib Talib telling Colin Cowherd what makes Julian Edelman so tough to cover.
Greg Bedard of Boston Sports Journal is more concerned about the offense than the defense after the Ravens game.
NESN's Doug Kyed offers his film review and is one of many analysts pumping the brakes on the over-the-top criticism of Marshall Newhouse.