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From the archives | 2000

Patriots fall to 0-4 after another close call

MIAMI - On a sizzling September day at Pro Player Stadium that was so hot many Dolphins fans didn’t show, the Patriots may have watched their season melt into oblivion. With its 10-3 loss to Miami yesterday, New England’s chance of rebounding from an 0-4 start, its worst beginning since the 5-11 1993 season, appears minuscule.

For the fourth straight game, Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe had a chance to tie or win it on the last series, but couldn’t pull it off. He’s asking for a few good Patriots to join him in battling back and not giving up.

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