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Christopher L. Gasper

Despite win, Patriots still searching for identity

LONDON — It was a long, strange trip for the Patriots.

That’s not a depiction of their visit to London, which included a walkthrough in Hyde Park. It’s a description of the Jekyll and Hyde first half of the season for Bill Belichick’s frequent fliers. Sherlock Holmes would have a tough time figuring out this year’s Patriots, who reached the halfway mark at 5-3.

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