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Mut is continuing the recap of the AFC Championship game, and the ways the Steelers were outmatched by the Patriots, and it brings up the question of what the bigger mismatch was, coaching or QB's?
Mut and Rob Bradford are talking about the column in the New York Daily News, addressing the relationship between Tom Brady and President Trump, and it's impact on some fans enjoyment of the game.
easily make the list. At one point it was third-and-long, Buffalo’s ball, with the game still close and the Patriots defense needing a stop. So we made noise. Not abusive noise. No swearing. Not even forming words. Just good, decent
fast ones on you instead of fixing your own failings, Dr. Foreman . — I get people’s frustration over the Patriots defense . I don’t share it, but I do get it. They’re about keeping points off the board. And they succeed. In this NFL
Grande or Selena Gomez coming along. Keep your head on a swivel, Carrie. — I defy anyone to define what the Patriots defense does on the front seven. It’s a constantly spinning Rubik’s Cube of bodies, positions and schemes. The Pats seemed to come out in a traditional 3-4, with Jabaal Sheard in the Rob Ninkovich spot at left outside linebacker
every pitch, and let a slow, lumbering tight end beat a freakishly athletic Jamie Collins for two touchdowns. The Patriots defense is good. But it’s not championship-caliber. — And if teams ever start focusing on taking away Collins’ A-gap blitz, they might never produce a negative play again. — The
d be. Before the game got out of hand and they had to chuck it on every down, they brilliantly attacked the Patriots defense with inside and outside zones, zone reads, counters, traps, quarterback powers. I think the Pats focused on defending
they are happy to shut the critics up. All year the Patriots defense heard the talk about how they were not a good unit ..... Roethlisberger and a strong Steelers offense, the Patriots defense limited them to a 17 points, its fewest since Week
take the Patriots to make that one big stop when they need it. Alex Reimer: Patriots 31, Steelers 17 While the Patriots ’ defense is untested against elite offenses, they won’t be facing one when the Steelers come to town Sunday. Ben Roethlisberger
another three yards. Those 2-yard runs, 3-yard runs turn into 11-yard runs real quick.” Overall, the Patriots defense has done well against some of the best backs in the NFL. New England played seven games against backs in the top
The loser will ponder why their approach didn’t work. The discipline and defensive fundamentals belong to the Patriots defense while patience and speed belong to the Steelers and their explosive offensive weaponry. The Steelers arguably possess
FOXBORO — Whether it was fair or not, people in New England called out the Patriots defense earlier this season, and the Patriots defense heard them. On Thursday, three days before the AFC championship game, cornerback Logan