The Patriots are back to work in Foxborough after enjoying some well-deserved rest. Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels tells CSNNE.com that he's happy to have Dion Lewis back on the practice field. NESN.com says Lewis' status remains unclear. Lewis aside, Bill Belichick says health has been a big difference for this team as compared to a year ago.
With the bye week now in the rear view mirror, ESPNBoston.com offers some midseason grades/awards for the Patriots. Chris Hogan's ability to get deep has opened up some options for the Patriots offense.
The Boston Globe says there will be plenty of similarities for both teams when the Patriots and Seahawks meet Sunday night in a rematch of their 2014 Super Bowl showdown. The notebook leads with Danny Amendola remaining efficient in his limited role.
Finally, appearing on WEEI, Belichick broke down his favorite drive of all time. Considering the circumstances, it shouldn't be difficult to figure out which one made the cut.