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Patriots should focus on getting Sony Michel going this weekend

While it’s true that there wasn’t a whole lot to dislike in the New England Patriots‘ Week 1 rout of the Pittsburgh Steelers, second-year running back Sony Michel’s performance probably wasn’t what a lot of fans were expecting to see.

After all, Michel was coming off a rookie season in which he’d managed to put up nearly 1,000 yards on the ground despite missing multiple games to injury. He was even better in the postseason, matching his entire touchdown total from the regular season (six) in just three games of playoff action, as well as contributing another 345 yards from scrimmage.