September 17, 2012
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A fan tried for a photo of Patriots mascot Pat Patriot during the game.
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Fans cheered for Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski before the game against the Cardinals.
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Fans held Connecticut license plates supporting their team in the second quarter.
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Larry Fitzgerald was unable to catch a ball as Devin McCourty defended in the second half.
Paris Lenon, left, and Adrian Wilson, got a grip on Rob Gronkowski during the second half.
Larry Fitzgerald pulled in a pass, but the play was called back due to a penalty during the second quarter.
Tom Brady called a play in the first quarter.
Bill Belichick studied his notes on the sideline in the second quarter.
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Tom Brady and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels conferred on the bench late in the game.
Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was injured on this the play in the first quarter.
Aaron Hernandez held his right lower after the injury.
Aaron Hernandez was then helped from the field.
Tom Brady (left) and Wes Welker (right) came off the field together after a second quarter failed third down conversion.
Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones pushed Cardinals tackle D'Anthony Batiste out of his way during the first quarter.
A replacement official reacted to a ball being thrown in the fourth quarter .
Rob Gronkowski landed in the end zone with touchdown late in the fourth quarter.
Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb reached into the end zone for a 5 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
An irate Tom Brady screamed at an official that he thought his tight end Rob Gronkowski had been held on a fourth quarter incomplete pass play.
Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski stepped into what would have been the game winning field goal in the final seconds.
Cardinals players celebrated after Stephen Gostkowski's kick went wide.
Patriots fans sat in stunned disbelief after the loss.
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A despondent Patriots fan was pictured with his head in his hand after Arizona scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
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Stephen Gostkowski walked off of the field following the loss.