Bill Belichick explains sneakily strategic philosophy on sacks
Pretty much what most of us already knew, but basically saying that sacks aren't the be-all, end-all of a pass rush. Belichick values them less than strip sacks and pressures since both have higher probabilities of leading to...
AFC Strength of Schedule
Only 3 teams in the AFC have a winning record playing against a SoS above 50%. Chiefs, Ravens and Patriots. Now lets dig a bit deeper:
Wins against teams with a winning record (currently)
NE: 4-0 (will be 4-1 if the Titans win tonight)
KC: 3-2 No bad losses thus far...
Aaron Rodgers has never had a 4th qtr comeback against a team with a winning record.
"But, but he can make all the throws"!
Sorry if this has been posted prior, but I just heard this on radio and could not believe it. And some people actually think he is better then Brady. By this fact...
It's odd how many of the Patriots' opponents' season have broken the opposite way you might expect after their game with the Patriots. Teams who have beaten the Pats have gone on to struggle so far. Teams the Patriots beat get hot afterward. It's either a weird jinx or the Pats catching a lot of...
In last years, blitzing against the patriots meant and successful day for the Brady and the passing game. Brady is considered one of the best of all time against the blitz.
In 2018, Brady does NOT have the best QB rating against the blitz. He has the WORST.
Kinda surprising, given #3 and #4's histories:
2018 QBs with highest rate of off-target passes thru Week 9
1. Mitchell Trubisky 22.0%
2. Sam Darnold 21.7%
3. Tom Brady 21.2%
4. Aaron Rodgers 20.4%
5. Josh Rosen 20.1%
(This is from ESPN Stats & Info and excludes...
KRYK: Patriots’ Tom Brady now winningest ‘Buffalo’ QB this century
Probably the only incredible takeaway from Monday’s game is that no Bills quarterback since Brady ascended to starter in 2001 has won as many as 15 times on this field, as he has. Tyrod Taylor from...
Are we finally seeing the start of Tom Brady’s inevitable decline?
By no means am I saying that Brady is becoming noticeably worse or poorer. It's just interesting to analyze the statistics since this article does provide a relatively comprenehsive review of his passing accuracy. Just from...
New England Patriots News 10-28, AFC East Notes
With a win on Monday Night in Buffalo, the Patriots will enter the midway point of the season at 6-2 with at least a two-game lead over the Dolphins
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James White Flourishes In Patriots Resurgent Offense
James White on pace for record setting 2018 after getting more involved with Patriots resurgent offense.
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Most games started, 40+:
1) Ray Brown 48
2) Jim Marshall 46 (- 2)
3) Jerry Rice 45 (- 3)
4) Warren Moon 33 (-15)
5) Vinny Testaverde 32 (-16)
6) Brett Favre 29 (-19)
7) Tom Brady 23 (-25)
Brady and Favre are the only players to start every 40+ game they played...
Gronkowski Struggling? The Numbers Say Otherwise
Is Rob Gronkowski struggling through the first six games' That's what some have been saying, but the numbers seem to tell a different story.
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Good News, Bad News: Patriots Offensive Totals Through 5 Games
Some interesting numbers after five weeks for the Patriots offense, with a different take on some stats after comparing some totals at this point last season. Here's a little good news, bad news after looking things...
Despite Slow Start, Gronkowski Still On Pace Through Five Games
It's been a while since fans have seen Rob Gronkowski spike a football, but through five games Gronkowski is still on pace for another Gronk-like year.
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