If anything, it could be treated as a wake-up call to any special teams unit to be careful. The Dolphins fired their special teams coordinator due to the problems in Monday's game and for some other issues in previous weeks.
Cowboys special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis stresses to his group every week about being fundamentally sound, but on Wednesday he spoke to his group about making plays much like the Patriots.
"We look at all those things sure," coach Wade Phillips said. "But it's more positive note than a negative note in a way to present things."