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    I love the idea of brady to moss (two pro bowlers) but i have one problem with that.Brady is not spreading the ball out as much.I think he is trying to pass goat head's (peyton manning's) record.But he isn't spreading the ball like he used to.There is an upside maroney is starting to become a more dependable back.
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    Don't worry, if that is the case, it won't happen in the playoffs.
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    really he's not spreading the ball around so I didn't see welker catch the ball 5 times and i didn't see a Gaffney touchdown or a few to Stallworth. thanks for enlighting me
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    tom has 7 interceptions instead of 5. Thank for being locked in with Moss

    tom can set his own record if he delivers the ball to other WRs
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    I agree. Thowing to Moss in double or triple coverage is stupid. I'd rather he just dump off to Maroney for 5 yards or so.
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    The game was essentially locked up by halftime therefore I think Brady is entitled to try and reach new goals beyond just getting the win. Did Brady lock int Moss during the second half . . . of course he did. And he did it consciously. This offense is now just toying with their opponents. Winning this game was never in question, heck, let the guys have a little fun. You see those guys on the bench, everyone is smiling.

    Giants stadium is a fast track. Weather holding, several offensive records are going to soon be owned by Patriots players.
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    I was at the game yesterday. I go to every game. Brady threw several passes to Moss while other's where WIDE open. The triple coverage pass was the worst. Brady threw two balls that should not have been picks yesterday. He is far smarter then throwing into tight double and triple coverage. No one is saying this problem will not be taken care of. No one is saying that Brady has not spread the ball around all year. People are saying that right now Brady is FORCING throws to Moss that are just not there. Which is 100 percent true.

    Take of the rose colered glasses and have a freakin discussion instead of acting like a total homer.
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    pats doesn't have enough time to prepare for it because we are in a holiday week.

    i can't wait for a historical record this sat.
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    I like your post. And good for you to scold these damn homers. Honestly, sometimes I think they should be beaten.
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    Call me stupid, but I think this is a part of the gameplan they are doing on purpose. Listen, I think Brady wants Moss to get his TD record more than break his own. I really think he's just heaving it up there to see what happens. What is that going to do? Force their next opponent to say "Well, hmmm he's depending on Moss an awful lot, taking huge chances, lets triple cover the guy"...What am I saying? I am saying do not be surprised if Moss is not our go to guy in the playoffs and use him as a decoy to open up some of our other WR's (IE Jabar Gaffney in the 2006 playoffs)...I do not think Brady is that stupid of a quarterback to be forcing dumb throws to put his team into jeopardy, and I would like to think that this will NOT be the case in the playoffs. Just my two cents. He's too smart for that stuff.
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    Thank God he wasn't forcing balls to Moss in double and triple coverage earlier in the year or we'd never be 15-0 and breaking all these offensive records.... oh, wait.

    I think Brady himself summed it up best from a fanboy standpoint yesterday when he said when those plays work they look awesome and when they don't they don't look too good... Which just happens to be the way several of the resident geniuses who post here assess every play. :rofl:
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    I never said he wasn't forcing throws to Moss but he is still spreading the ball around. I don't remeber him forcing a throw when the game was still in question I could be wrong. And as for being a homer you say it like it's a bad thing like I should only see the bad things the team I have followed for as long as I can remember. We are fans we haev the right to be homer oncein a while
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    This is what I think. The game was in-hand by the second half, so rather than show some more fancy stuff that you'll use during the playoffs, just keep throwing to Moss. This moves you toward two goals: 1) you might get the records both of you want; 2) you create the false impression that Brady has abandoned all other receivers and will be one dimensional during the playoffs. I think their play the last couple of weeks has been a set-up of sorts for playoff opponents. If they devote 2-3 defenders to Moss on every play (as Miami did in the 2nd half), Brady will throw to every one else on the field. If they go back to single coverage, Moss will be open for a big one somewhere. The Pats know what they're doing. They are not just blindly chasing a TD record. They aren't kidding when they say the only thing they want is the Superbowl.
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    There is a difference between throwing into coverage Moss has beat or throwing into coverage in which Moss has no chance. Most of the times Brady has thrown into coverage Moss has had a step on the defenders or a angle where he can jump and beat the players defending him for the ball. He is a mismatch but he is not superman. Look at the jets game at the start of the year. When Brady threw that td into triple coverage Moss had beaten all the defenders and the ball was layed in a spot where moss could accelerate to grab it.

    The balls thrown this past game to Moss where just picked off , or not even close. Dumb throws at best.

    I have no problem with Moss getting his chances. There is a slight problem when those chances are just not there and other guys are wide open. Those same offensive records you are talking about could have been set if Brady threw the ball to the guys that where open instead of throwing picks into triple coverage to Moss I hope you like the records , because that will be the extent of the season if Brady plays the way he did in the second half vs Miami in the playoffs. Which he wont , just saying.
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    I don't call you stupid. I agree.
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    So Enlightened one you obviously didnt see the multiple times Brady threw into triple coverage to Moss who had no prayer of catching the ball. In the playoffs we need to be able to exploit the middle of the field with someone other than Welker.
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    This is pretty stupid. I'm not sure what it is the people who disagree with Brady's throws want. Do you want admission that Brady is throwing some ill advised passes? Sure, why not, he could've done better.

    BUT, I don't think this type of play in these few games has had much (if any) effect on the way the season has progressed, and I absolutely don't think it has any relevance to what we'll see in the playoffs. Brady to Moss hasn't lost us any games, regardless of the coverage, and has won us quite a few.
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    and you obviously didn't read the entire thread and see that I never denied that he made bad passes to Moss late in the game when there was no doubt about the game. try reading an entire thread like i do before attacking
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    Why would Brady exploit opponents fear of Moss with a 4 TD lead?

    Are you saying he is setting up all the safeties who watch the film so he can look them off in a crucial situation and have a wide open receiver?

    When it counts? In the playoffs?

    That's just devious, our Tommy would never do that.:rolleyes:
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