Patriots knocked back a notch

After riding high for a week, New England is dominated by Browns

Updated: November 8, 2010, 8:40 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

CLEVELAND -- Football losses often fall into one of two categories.

There's the painful loss, which is when a team plays well enough to win but doesn't produce the desired result. And there's the we-didn't-deserve-it loss when a team simply bombs.

The New England Patriots experienced the latter Sunday when they were outclassed -- on the field and on the coaching sidelines -- by the Cleveland Browns in a surprising 34-14 beatdown. After a week in which the Patriots were ...

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