Welcome to PatsFans.com

What do the top 8 teams have in common?

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by ALP, Jan 17, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. ALP

    ALP Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2007
    Messages:
    7,588
    Likes Received:
    32
    Ratings:
    +87 / 3 / -0

    either elite pass rushers or elite corners....

    jets have decent pass rush and revis

    SD has decent pass rush and jammer/cromartie

    vikes have beast pass rush

    boys have ware and jenkins/(and another good one i forget name of)

    colts have freeny/mathis

    saints are the closest exception, but have sharper and decent pass rush

    ravens have decent pass rush and ed reed

    cardinals have decent pass rush, (offense is their bread and butter...obviously)
     
  2. convertedpatsfan

    convertedpatsfan PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2009
    Messages:
    3,453
    Likes Received:
    129
    Ratings:
    +320 / 1 / -2

    #12 Jersey

    I think Spencer's the Cowboy you're thinking of.
     
  3. TriplecHamp

    TriplecHamp Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2009
    Messages:
    5,558
    Likes Received:
    72
    Ratings:
    +150 / 2 / -1

    #24 Jersey

    They're working on...hopefully.
     
  4. PatriotsInGA

    PatriotsInGA In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2008
    Messages:
    2,861
    Likes Received:
    103
    Ratings:
    +246 / 1 / -1

    #11 Jersey

    So what are you trying to say :D

    I agree though, the Pats need a defense
     
  5. SammyBlueCat

    SammyBlueCat Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2005
    Messages:
    760
    Likes Received:
    7
    Ratings:
    +19 / 2 / -0

    #12 Jersey

    I knew that this thread was about pass rushers.
     
  6. muzz

    muzz PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2008
    Messages:
    1,508
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    A Defense?


     
  7. BelichickFan

    BelichickFan B.O. = Fugazi PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    31,874
    Likes Received:
    278
    Ratings:
    +738 / 17 / -19

    #24 Jersey

    There's a bunch of ways to win, we almost went undefeated two years ago based almost solely on offense. There's no magic formula.
     
  8. PowerAlley.com

    PowerAlley.com Practice Squad Player

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2005
    Messages:
    110
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Boy what I would give to have a great defense and a motivated Corey Dillon again.
     
  9. chevss454

    chevss454 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2007
    Messages:
    747
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    I thought you would have said "hogs" on the offensive line, but since you added a 2nd thing I would have added "a 1 gap attacking style of defense".

    Give Brady time and he will make you pay.

    Football success starts in the trenches and everything else flows from that.
     
  10. unoriginal

    unoriginal In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2006
    Messages:
    3,284
    Likes Received:
    87
    Ratings:
    +282 / 5 / -1

    All these 8 teams try to execute in all 3 phases of the game.
     
  11. Simkin

    Simkin Banned

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2009
    Messages:
    1,103
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Patriots had AD and Merisofter

    We deserved #1 pick with that teory
     
  12. bradyovermanning

    bradyovermanning Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2009
    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    agreed. not going to win too many playoff games with too many shoddy defenses. just look at the cardinals. good to great offense. pee wee football defense.
     
  13. convertedpatsfan

    convertedpatsfan PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2009
    Messages:
    3,453
    Likes Received:
    129
    Ratings:
    +320 / 1 / -2

    #12 Jersey

    There's a lot more to the pass rush than just sacks, but in terms of the top 10 teams in total sacks, 6 didn't even make the play-offs (Steelers, Dolphins, 49ers, Browns, Redskins, and Broncos). Pitt's secondary was awful without Polamalu, but there are some decent/good corners on most of those teams. But I'd certainly like to see improvement in both of the areas you mentioned. A good rush makes the corners better because they don't have to cover as long, and good corners give the rush more time to work.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>