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On Football

Patriots offense thrives by getting back to basics

LONDON — Staring a 3-4 record and an embarrassing home loss to the injury-ravaged Jets in the face, the Patriots put their season in the hands in which it should always be, those of quarterback Tom Brady.

The Patriots and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels must have liked what they saw, because they came out the same way against the Rams. And, boy, did it work in a 45-7 thrashing at Wembley Stadium Sunday.

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