The New England Patriots don't look like a playoff team this season and that's a pretty rare sight in the National Football League.
New England is now 2-4 on the season following last weekend's loss to the San Francisco 49ers. The Patriots started off well, but have played poor in recent weeks, especially on offense, where quarterback Cam Newton is struggling.
Bill Belichick spoke about the state of his team on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Saturday morning. He was brutally honest with his evaluation.
The Super Bowl-winning head coach admitted that his roster just isn't as deep as it normally is.
“This is kind of the year that we’ve taken to, I would say, adjust our cap from the spending that we’ve had in accumulation of prior years. We just haven’t been able to have the kind of depth on our roster that we’ve had in some other years," Belichick said.
The Patriots head coach added that he believes his team has "regressed" in recent weeks due to a number of circumstances. New England has had multiple key players test positive, including Newton and Stephon Gilmore.
The Patriots will attempt to get back on track on Sunday afternoon.
New England is scheduled to take on the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m. E.T. on CBS.