Sweeney: Revs hanging on but barely, plus other takeaways from Saturday

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FOXBOROUGH — Let’s get down to brass tacks, ladies and gents. Lots to cover while the Gillette crews change over from soccer to football for the next couple of weeks — and prep for the addition to The Banner End:

Revs really need to be devastating from here on out

I’ll pump the brakes here a little bit: We know that if you get into the playoffs, anything can happen (hello, Red Sox 2003, Red Sox 2004). And with the way things are going right now, New England’s favorite soccer sons aren’t going down without a fight in 2019. The Revolution are hovering over the playoff line, sitting sixth in the Eastern Conference.

In some ways, it’s fair to say the Revs are hanging on by the skin of their teeth.