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Rare bad reviews for Patriots’ Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork

The Patriots escaped with a 13-10 win over the Jets on Thursday night. While any division win is a good win, the offense struggled mightily and gives little faith that it will be able to keep pace with future opponents such as the Falcons, Saints, and Broncos.

The most surprising aspect of Thursday night’s game — substandard performances from the Patriots’ two stalwarts, Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork. It was shocking to see Brady missing so many wide-open receivers and to see Wilfork pushed around by the Jets’ interior offensive line.

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