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One bright spot for the offense was Wes Welker, who delivered as a receiver (10 catches, 88 yards, TD) and rusher (1 carry, 9 yards). Afterward, Welker acknowledged it wasn't the Pats' best effort. "We came out flat and I think it showed out there," he said. "We've got to do a better job of starting fast and doing what we do to take control of the game."