Tom E. Curran dives in on the Patriots decision to hold their last timeout near the end of the Seahawks game. As Belichick explained, the offense felt like they had the Seattle defense scrambling and still felt like they ended up with a chance to run the play the wanted. Colleague Phil Perry breaks down the very last play of the game that might've saw Newton able to bounce it outside for the game-winner.
Steve Conroy of the Boston Herald has Bill Belichick pointing out some notable improvement from Cam Newton and praising his work ethic. Andrew Callahan hands out his report card for the Seahawks game, with Newton and Julian Edelman receiving high marks.
CLNS Media' Evan Lazar offers his 10 things we learned from the Patriots loss to Seattle, with plenty of positives.
The Miami Herald has a tribute to James White's father, a police captain who was killed in a car crash over the weekend. Chad Finn of the Boston Globe has the tragedy putting a football game into perspective.