If most of those questions aren’t answered affirmatively, then we could be right back here a year from now, talking about what could have been after everything looked so good.
And it does look good. The Patriots got part of the way last year, but age and injuries struck them hard. Now they have youth on their side. Will that be the right formula? We shall see.
“We’ve been showing signs of being great but we’ve got to put the work in every day and try to get better,” Spikes said. “We’ve got some young guys, those guys have really showed highlights in film and stuff like that.
“If we come out and stay humble every week and look at the game plan and execute it, we should be fine.”