FOXBOROUGH — It takes a certain toughness to survive and succeed in the NFL — that’s no shocking revelation.
The Patriots have that toughness and more.
“It’s being able to perform well when everything’s not right for you, whatever those circumstances are,” coach Bill Belichick said a few days before the Patriots’ 34-20 win over Buffalo Sunday. “There have been a lot of situations this year where things aren’t the way we would hope they would be, but you have to go out and play through them.”
To that end, no team in the NFL was tougher this season than the Patriots, who endured more than their fair share of adversity. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.