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Patriots raise readers' spirits

Fans feel better after rout, but that doesn't mean they don't have questions

Updated: October 30, 2012, 1:29 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

LONDON -- Unlike the past two weeks, when frustrations percolated and the weekly Patriots mailbag was filled with fiery questions and widespread concern, things have settled down a bit this week.

That's what a convincing 45-7 victory over the Rams at Wembley Stadium will do.

Many of the submissions this week were more neutral in nature, focusing on personnel decisions and strategy. It was a nice change-up heading into the bye week.

Bill Belichick has scheduled one practice ...

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