When Bill Belichick was deciding whether or not to go for it on fourth down in the fourth quarter of Sunday night’s 35-34 loss to the Colts, there were several reference points for him to consider, including field position, the state of the



INDIANAPOLIS — Sometimes, two yards can mean everything.



Did that just happen?

No, really. Did it?



KIRK MINIHANE

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FOXBORO — Since the early days of the 21st century — since Bryan Cox blasted Jerome Pathon, to be exact — no two NFL teams have delivered a better rivalry than the



Since 2001, the Patriots and Colts have enjoyed one of the great rivalries in football, thanks in large part to Tom Brady a



The Tom Brady-Peyton Manning rivalry is so good that someday it will deserve its own wing in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.



KERRY BYRNE

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It’s time for the Colts, which means we’ve got us some good Indianapolis talk in this week’s mailbag.



We were not hyping this game on The Big Show when we were saying how important it was for the Patriots to beat Miami.



STEVE DEOSSIE

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FOXBORO — The game-winning play began innocuously enough.



Here’s what Sunday’s 27-17 win over the Dolphins means for the Patriots.

It’s OK to take a look at the big picture again. First time since the season started when that feels safe, I know. But take a look.



KIRK MINIHANE

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