- Each year the NFL becomes even more average and that forces the coaching gap between Bill Belichick and the other coaches to become greater.
- Greg Roman’s work as an offensive coordinator in San Francisco and Buffalo offers lessons for what might lie ahead.
- Philadelphia can get the job done if it pressures the quarterback, if quarterback Nick Foles plays turnover-free and if coach Doug Pederson keeps a cool head.
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Ravenssafety Eric WeddleEric Weddle said he was at fault on Chris Hogan's 79-yard touchdown catch, one of the decisive plays in the Patriots 30-23 victory over the Ravens.I forgot how annoying Jon Gruden can be, because like a lot of fans, I have not been watching ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” that much this year.Mark Selig, Ravens editor: The Ravens made too many critical errors to pull off a road upset. Obviously a loss hurts their playoff chances, but the mostFirst, the Ravens’ normally-reliable special teams faltered. Then, their supposedly rejuvenated offense started on what would become a litany of mistakes.Only three offensive players that started for the Patriots when they last met the Ravens in a divisional playoff game on Jan. 10, 2015, will be starting Monday night at Gillette Stadium. Yet, the only thing that seemed to matter to the Ravens this week was that the guy who directs the Patriots offense remains the same, perhaps even better.Out of work since not being retained as a free agent by the Ravens, former Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode worked out for the Detroit Lions this week, according to a league source.