Clay Travis says that he's fallen into this trap one too many times and he won't go for the rope-a-dope. The New England Patriots started off their Sunday night game in Houston versus the Texans very slowly and were never able to recover, but Clay is not writing off the Patriots and their Super Bowl chances this year, like he has in the past.
"The Patriots last year went on the road and they lost to the Detroit Lions, and they lost to the Tennessee Titans, and they lost to the Miami Dolphins, and they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers. All four of those teams didn't make the playoffs last year. Do you know what happened when the postseason started? The Patriots won the Super Bowl."
Next week won't get any easier for New England, as the Kansas City Chiefs are coming into town after they handled the Oakland Raiders in week 13. Can the Patriots bounce back in a rematch of last season's AFC Championship Game, or will the Chiefs hand New England their third loss of the season?
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