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Looking back at the New England Patriots' loss to the Miami Dolphins
Looking back at the New England Patriots' loss to the Miami Dolphins

Dolphins 24, Patriots 20 STRATEGY: The Patriots have an offense that is still in transition after losing tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski. Their talents are irreplaceable in the short term and the team is waiting for a trio of rookie wide receivers to become consistent threats. As a result, the Patriots spread the field horizontally with a quick passing game and a lot of screens so Tom Brady can get the ball to shifty wide receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola. When they do run the ball, they do it pretty effectively. Defensively, the Patriots have personnel to play in multiple fronts, but they have used mostly a 4-3 since losing nose...

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