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    OL played a great game yesterday. Great run blocking and provided good protection for Brady and good pass blocking. Well done boys!...GO PATS!
     
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    Well said.
     
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    Throw Crumpler in there too, he had some sick blocks.

    Even Matt Light, who has a propensity to look a bit turnstile-ish at times looked excellent, I believe against Jared Allen for most of the game. Granted this the Allen of years past, but Light had several good blocks that I saw.

    The run blocking on the first BJGE touchdown was beautiful as well.

    Block of the day goes to Cunningham for lighting up AP on the McCourty return though. :)
     
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    Excellent points....Crumpler was exceptional yesterday...let's hope they keep using this formula!..noticed some different formations yesterday as well....O played great as a unit!
     
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    The offensive line struggled in the first half IMO. Evans for Minnesota was a beast and blew up a lot of plays.
     
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    They used 3 tight end sets for the majority of the second half, which is when the running game emerged.
     
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    According to Reiss, the Patriots used the 3 TE set on only 3 plays all game:

    Fewer groupings, but various looks - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston
     
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    Crumpler's blocking has been key. The Pats have used 2-TE sets overloaded to one side, with Crumpler sliding down the line to bolster the interior pass protection. On running plays, Crumpler typically slides to the point of attack.
     
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