Do any of you think that the earlier blowouts were a bad thing for this defense? My theory is that maybe because the games were so one sided that the defense rather than cranking it up, they got a little lax, kind of a "lets not kill ourselves and play but if they score no big deal" attitude. Granted this team always seems to make that big play when they need to make that big play which helps bolster my opinion that they have been possibly turning down the volume in these blowouts. These last 2 games and the fact that the Pats are 32nd in red zone defense makes me wonder if the blowouts are having the same effect on the defense as too many glazed donuts would have on me. It's not pretty.