New England only won a single exhibition game. They notched a slim victory over the Saints, then followed it up with three straight losses. They'll now follow that up with a blank slate.
Losing to the Giants is always a glum fiasco. Sure, it was only preseason, but it still pinched some nerves.
Ultimately, though, preseason is all about self-exploration and self-improvement. Did the Patriots make any progress on Wednesday night? Let's investigate.
Here are 10 things we learned from New England's loss.