If the Patriots lose, the playoff picture gets muddled.
With injuries up and down the roster, New England has virtually no margin for error the rest of the way.
The Patriots drop to 10-4 on the season and are in danger of losing homefield advantage.
If New England wins out, it will have the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs.
QB Tom Brady says the Pats can survive the loss of TE Rob Gronkowski.
New England is without Gronkowski but they still have Belichick and Brady.
The Pats' 10th victory came at a cost: Rob Gronkowski may have suffered an ACL injury.
Tom Brady remains one of the NFL's best players and he has had almost everything to do with the Pats' success this season.
On Wednesday, Belichick talked about his coaching experiences in Cleveland and New York
The Patriots are now positioning themselves for a deep playoff run.