Will loss come back to bite Patriots?

With tough foes ahead, fans worried New England's mistake by the lake could be costly

Updated: November 9, 2010, 12:24 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

The big question from e-mailers to this week's Patriots mailbag is how much to read into Sunday's disappointing 34-14 loss to the Browns.

Is it a sign of things to come? Or just a one-game blip on the radar?

Opinions differ, although there seems to be agreement on one thought: The loss hurts when considering the upcoming schedule: at Pittsburgh, vs. Indianapolis, at Detroit and vs. the N.Y. Jets. When we look back on the 2010 Patriots season, this ...

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