The New England Patriots dropped a heartbreaker to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. For the rest of the week, they'll reflect on the ups and downs of their performance, while resisting the urge to get mentally sucked back into the angst which defined the game.
Nothing, not even a 1-2 record or two consecutive losses, changes the fact that the Patriots are a dangerous team. They are feared. It's imperative that they block out the noise, the doubt, the replacement referees, anything that might provide a distraction.
It's all about focus, improvement and preparation.
This weekend, the Patriots head to Buffalo for a showdown with the Bills. Before that divisional battle unfolds, let's take a look at whose value is rising and falling.
Here's New England's stock watch after Week 3.