Injuries are just one aspect of the game that can derail a season. Suspensions, ineffectiveness, slow learning curves and poor offseason decisions can hurt a team as well. For the Patriots, they have persevered through all of these in the Bill Belichick era and yet seem to constantly be in the hunt for the Super Bowl. Read on for three reasons why the New England Patriots are a favorite to return to the Super Bowl after the 2015 season including the "Gronk Factor" and more.
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