Pats' focus needs to be on AFC East

New England would benefit from switching things up on offense against Panthers

Updated: December 11, 2009, 12:02 PM ET
By Mike Reiss and Tedy Bruschi | ESPNBoston.com

Join the conversation every week as former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi and Mike Reiss break down New England's upcoming game. This week, it's the Patriots hosting the Panthers on Sunday.

Mike: There has been no shortage of news this week surrounding the Patriots, and not all of it is good for the team. It seems like the place to start is Wednesday's news about Derrick Burgess, Gary Guyton, Randy Moss and Adalius Thomas being sent home for the day when they were late for the ...

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