The local pigskin punditry is twisting itself into logistical knots trying to come up with the reasons for New England’s inconsistent 3-2 start.



KERRY BYRNE

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Welcome back to the mailbag. You guys really brought it this week, with lots of good Patriots talk.



Remember the “Bizarro” episode of "Seinfeld"? That was this past weekend. The opposite of everything normal in the Boston sports world was happening everywhere.



STEVE DEOSSIE

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FOXBORO — At the end of Sunday’s Patriots-Broncos game, on one sideline, there was the quarterback who engineered a fourth-quarter drive to tie the game and eventually lead his team to a dramatic overtime victory.



For Josh McDaniels, it was just another football game.

Sure. Like “The Godfather” is just another movie, Picasso just another artist and Jay-Z just another rapper.



FOXBORO — It hasn’t been a good year for Laurence Maroney.



FOXBORO — Tom Brady has heard the critics, but is not going to be swayed.



With all due apologies to the once-great Al Davis, the 2009 Patriots seem to have stolen his most famous catch-phrase:

“Just Win, Baby!”



KERRY BYRNE

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It is a crisp, efficient football mailbag this week, with lots of good questions that got right to the point. A good football game can produce plenty of good e-mail. As always, feel free to join in the fun by sending your e-mails to cprice@weei.com. Now, on with the show …

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Christopher,



While the Patriots pass rushers have been slow to pick up sacks this year — they have eight sacks through four games, 10th in the AFC — they still have done plenty to pressure the quarterback.