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cardinals 20, patriots 18

Patriots fall short in home opener

Late Gostkowski miss comes after flat performance by New England

FOXBOROUGH – The sound you heard repeatedly at Gillette Stadium Sunday afternoon was not “Drewwwww” in honor of former quarterback Drew Bledsoe, who was on hand for the Patriots-Cardinals game.

No, the sound was fans booing the Patriots’ effort against the Cardinals. The home team struggled to move the ball and defensively let Arizona quarterback Kevin Kolb mix just enough good plays in among his head-scratching ones to put points on the board.

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