The Patriots are boarding their plane to head back to Providence, and between now and their arrival at Gillette Stadium, they will find out whether they’ll be playing in the month of January.
After the game, several players and coach Bill Belichick reflected on the accomplishment this team made by going 11-5, regardless of how the rest of this evening plays out. As of right now, the Ravens are beating the Jaguars and the Dolphins lead the Jets – the Pats need at least one of those outcomes to be reversed in order to reach the postseason.
It was a bizarre afternoon at Ralph Wilson Stadium, with the Patriots recording their first shutout of the season, but it still may not be enough.
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