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Christopher L. Gasper

Patriots must change ways and personnel

It’s Day 4 of the Patriots postmortem, an annual act of inspection and introspection submitted by the Foxborough Faithful after the season ends without the hoisting of the Lombardi Trophy, as it will for the eighth straight time.

The winter of discontent kicked off the moment the final second ticked off the Gillette Stadium clock last Sunday. Every aspect of the Patriots’ 28-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game, from the play of quarterback Tom Brady to the conservatism of coach Bill Belichick, has been debated, dissected, and lamented on sports radio, in bars, and around water coolers.

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