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Patriots Hope To Avoid Mistakes

The New England Patriots had a nasty habit headed into last Sunday's game against the Texans -- turnovers. The team averaged three per game. They were able to avoid those mistakes against an outmatched Texans team to win big, but if they are unable to do so again this week against the Jaguars, it could be trouble. Teams like the Jaguars have made the Patriots pay for those mistakes.

Not long ago the number 21 in New England was a reference to the team's NFL record 21-game winning streak that served as just one example of how truly dominant the 2003-04 Patriots were compared to the rest of the NFL.Recently, though, 21 had a far different and much more negative meaning in Patriots Nation. Prior to last week's dominating win over the Texans in Foxborough the Patriots had turned... Recommended Stories

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