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Troy Brown,Ty Law: "Pats Cant Play Man To Man D"

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  1. BigMike

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    tonight on Comcast Sportsnet - said BB tried it back in the Buffalo game, and again this afternoon, trying to see what he has and get the players familiar with playing it....said theres too much mixing of guys in and out, guys cant get familiar with and trust each other....also McCourty cannot play man coverage...

    Brown and Law said Pats will NEED to play man to man defense to win a championship...
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    That can't play man D? No way Troy Brown, thank you captain obvious.
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    stunning revelation, they've been getting beat in man all year long.
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    It is that poor talent issue that keeps lurking in the background. I think Devin Mccourty is too short to be a shutdown corner.
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    So how do they fix this?

    That's the conundrum with rooting for the pats. YOu root for them, but you know they can never win it all. Well you hope that somehow they can, but realistically it doesn't seem likely no matter what their record ends up being. I just hope it's not one and done for the third year in a row.
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    So being 3/4 of an inch shorter than Revis is the difference?
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    Its that extra inch that makes Revis so dominant. Not his physicality, confidence, speed and awareness but rather that extra inch.
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    Even if they make it to the SB...they aren't even coming close to winning vs GB


    But they can't play man which means not good things to come in jan....hopefully they can try it again but who knows...


    I think this year they finally snap the 1 and done which is a good thing..but winning 1 to lose the next is not what i want
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    Some people on here think we were playing prevent defense in the 4th? How delusional can you be? The defense cant make a stop when they need to, and cant get off the field on 3rd downs. They allow 10+ minute drives to Indy, that happens when you have horrid personnel on defense.

    You're a blind homer if you defended this defense today. Sorry, it's reality. And no, they didn't gain most of their yards in garbage time, which I've read a lot today. We're damn lucky we recovered that onside kick. Completely folding in the 4th doesnt equal this fictional "garbage time"

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    GB is a helluva team but their defense is atrocious.
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    Dowling and Adams are the only ones who seemed to be OK in man to man this year. Neither are walking through that door unfortunately.
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    Don't buy the height -- he's as tall as Revis.
    He just seems to be a constant step behind the receiver -- whereas good corners can either stay next, or even leave space, to the receiver and undercut him when the ball is thrown.
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    Pats can score 40..but GB would score 60 on our D
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    Fixed it for ya!
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    when you are up 31-3 in the 4th quarter, it is the definition of Garbage time....it was the same thing last week(albight less dramatic) we hold the eagles all game...then in the 4th quarter we play soft Defense as they drive down the field....it looked pathetic, but the colts realistically had no chance to win

    we didnt play that way against the Jets, or the Cowboys....so thats why im not Panicking and freaking out.
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    it's pretty obvious but they're 100% right. If the offense has an off day, we're done.
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    pats also have something the packers dont....a Running game that you can use to control the clock. since the packers cant run that means you can have anderson in there all day rushing Rodgers.

    im not buying theres such a huge difference between the packers and patriots defenses...the only difference is that the pack are 12-0 so it hides their warts
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    lets hope that off day isn't in the playoffs

    However..the D did basically win the dallas game for us..O didn't do anything besides the final drive
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    There's the explanation. Post #1.

    /rant-response
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    If Belichick didn't think it was garbage time, he wouldn't have been using Sterling Moore as one of his top-2 CBs.
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    New England, NOLA and Green Bay all have comparable defenses...

    Not sure what happened to McCourty...
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    Pittsburgh, the Pats and the Colts seemed to have little problem winning 5 out of the last 10 SuperBowls while playing predominantly zone defense.
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    How to make up for the inability to play man-to-man? Create turnovers and a decent pass rush. If the Pats can't do that in the playoffs they're done.
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    If both guys came back to play for the Pats right now Troy Brown would be the #3 receiver and Ty Law would be the #1 CB.
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    ...and they will show up at some point.

    G'ints put up 447 yds of offense and 35 pts today in the flow of a competitive game.
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    That's if they decide to run.
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    The New England Patriots defense did not accomplish those goals against Sanchez and the New York Jesters in the playoffs last season.
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    And McCourty is apparently our #1, what's your point? We don't have many options.
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    Some of you are overreacting about the playoffs. In the AFC, other than possibly Rapistberger we wouldn't have to face an above average QB. The offense won't be relied on to score 30+ but they can't afford to crap their pants like they have int he last 3 playoff games.

    If we were to make the super bowl though that's the one game where Brady will most likely have to be perfect. Those odds aren't great but still much better than having to play lights out in 3 or 4 straight playoff games. It's not as bad as y'all think. But ANY team going against NO/Packers will have to score alot of points.
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    2001 TB would be the #2 WR.

    I wonder if the TBrady of now had the TBrown of 2001, his numbers might be Welker-ish....

    A 2001 Law makes this team a SB favorite. People forget how lock-down he was.
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