Belichick gives lesson in film class

Message from questionable calls late in games: Don't leave it up to the refs

Updated: November 21, 2013, 2:00 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When New England Patriots players gathered for their first team meeting of the week Wednesday, the message from coach Bill Belichick was that it was time to turn their focus to the next opponent, the Denver Broncos.

But before doing so, Belichick wanted to show his team something to perhaps help provide closure from Monday night's controversial 24-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

It was film of a 2009 game between the Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions.

Some ...

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