"That's the critical thing for this team is to get as much recovery in as possible before we head down to Mexico," running back Rex Burkhead said on Monday, about 13 hours after the Patriots beat the Broncos 41-16. "It's different being out here all week preparing, but I think definitely beneficial for the team and something that will help us out for the week in preparation for Oakland."
"It's a great feeling ... (but) it's just a glimpse," he said. "There's a lot of stuff I've been working on for a very long time. There's a lot of plays that have built up in the archives that I want to get out there and make."