Originally posted on CBS Boston:
BOSTON (CBS) – Not many people would have chalked a Week 2 meeting with the Cardinals up as a loss for the Patriots, but that’s why they play the game.
There wasn’t much good to be taken away from the Patriots 20-18 loss to the Cardinals on Sunday, but there certainly are plenty of lessons they can take from the game. From untimely penalties to a stagnant offense to a missed field goal, not much went right.
Here are the 4 Ups, 4 Downs from New England’s loss to the Arizona:
Pats Make Comeback Bid
After starting the game slow on offense, Tom Brady seemed to be able to rally his troops when the Patriots needed it. He led them down the field on an 11-play, 82-yard drive to make it a 20-18 game with 2:06 left in the fourth. The defense also came through in the clutch…
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