Fresh Trauma for Patriots as 34-0 Blowout Puts Bill Belichick and Mac Jones in Jeopardy

Published 10/08/2023, 5:33 PM EDT

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After suffering the largest defeat in points margin in the past 28 years last week at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys, this Sunday was a new horror and a new low for Belichick against the Saints. Decades of success for the Patriots is coming to a dismal end.

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Bleak performances leading up to week 5 were finally capped off by a blowout loss at the Gillette Stadium. With Mac Jones completely ineffective and Bill Belichick showing signs of his time being in the past. Are the Patriot fans looking for a new path?

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For 24 years, Bill Belichick has been at the helm of the New England Patriots brought immense success to the franchise and broken several records. But this was one record he wouldn’t have wanted to break. The Patriots were never shut out in Belichick’s reign at home until now.

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The Saints ran riot at the home of the Patriots, delivering them their first shutout at Gillette Stadium defeat since 1993. On the other hand, the Jets defeated the Patriots 0-6 thirty years ago for their last shutout loss at home.

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The squad lacked any consistency in their plays and was abysmal at both ends of the field. QB Jones’ future at the most successful franchise in NFL history now hangs in balance. But it will be a difficult task to say the same about the much-respected Bill Belichick.

Only time will tell what’s in store for the pair and the Patriots team as a whole. Let us know your thoughts about this dreadful loss of the Patriots at home.

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Utkarsh Tiwari

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Utkarsh Tiwari is an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. He is interested in covering off-court and entertainment topics. A fan of the NFL at heart, Utkarsh intends to talk about the NFL stars and their ‘behind-the-scenes’ stories.
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