Come on guys, just take a moment and relax. The bright side is we have the talent. That is obvious from our season so far. As long as we don't make stupid mistakes we can beat anyone. The simple mistakes on all sides of the ball killed us today. We are 6-2, the same as last year at this exact point with the toughest challenges coming up right away. But you know what the difference is? Last season we were troubled from the start. It was obvious from the beginning that we had intense problems on the road, in the 2nd half, etc. We were lucky to beat Buffalo, and Baltimore and we padded our wins against terrible Titans and Tampa Bay. When it counted that team blew it. This year is different. We have been good on the road. We EARNED the tough wins in Miami and against Baltimore. The Vikings game was a great performance all around. The Chargers win was a bit of luck but we pulled it out with a couple clutch drives and stops showing we are a great team. We have been fantastic with half time and on the fly adjustments. We have a defense with new blood, one that has shown that they can be a top defense. They just need more experience. The rookies made mistakes, it just sucks that they made them all in the exact same game. We were due for a let down since our team has been playing out of their minds for 5 weeks. The bright side is that this loss makes them feel mortal again and not full of themselves, and allows BB to kill them in the practice and film room. Heads up: OUR ROOKIES ARE GREAT. Don't you dare give me any draft bust talk in here. The 09 and 10 drafts look very nice. Hernandez came to play today. Gronk has shown us in other games that he is for real. McCourty has true talent, have you seen that interception during the Vikings game? And the one in the Chargers game? How about Cunningham and Spikes playing shut down? And Crable (not really a rookie but...) of all people isn't looking bad. Don't forget the Space Emperor too. This team has the potential to do what last year's team couldn't, and that is prove they are for real. To prove they are clutch. When it counted last year's team feel apart, whether it was against a good team or in the 4th against a bad one. This team has pulled it off in the 4th against great teams already. They can, and will, do it again. And again. If they can win in this stretch coming up then we can beat anyone. Just remove no more than a couple mistakes today and we are feeling great about being 7-1 and the best in the league. And all the haters are breaking out their pink hats. Just don't make mistakes and we are alright. PS: The browns beat the Saints BADLY IN New Orleans and the Saints responded with a victory over the Steelers. Sound familiar?