In an abbreviated week of preparation for the Detroit Lions, on a Thanksgiving Day matchup, yesterday was like Wednesday for the Patriots. And today will be like Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday combined as New England will have to use tomorrow as a travel day. Read about the Pats' crunch time in the *Boston Globe*. Read a similar story in the *Boston Herald*.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady explained on WEEI yesterday why he appeared frustrated talking to officials at the close of Sunday's Colts game. In a dying effort to overcome their three-point deficit, Colts defensive linemen tried to trip up Brady's snap count by yelling "hut, hut," the only way to stop the clock in the waning seconds of the game as the Pats' signal caller kneeled out the game. Read about it in the *Boston Globe*.
Read an editorial about the Patriots in the *Boston Herald*.
And get a stat check on *ESPNBoston.com*.