2010 NFL Predictions: New England Patriots

August 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After missing practically all of the 2008 season with a knee injury, quarterback Tom Brady was back in 2009, and he helped lead the New England Patriots to another division title. The Patriots finished the regular season with a 10-6 record, and eight of those wins came at home, where the Pats ran the table.
An injury to star wide receiver Wes Welker was certainly a factor in New England's embarrassing playoff loss, further emphasizing how valuable his presence is to this team. If Welker can return healthy, the Patriots have enough pieces to top the AFC East again, but it won't be easy with the emergence of the Jets and Dolphins.
Tom Brady played well in his first season back following major knee surgery. He finished the year with 4,398 yards and 28 touchdowns with 13 interceptions while helping New England boast the third-best passing offense in the NFL.
In all, the Patriots ranked sixth in the league in terms of scoring offense, averaging ...

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