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  1. ThatllMoveTheChains!!!

    ThatllMoveTheChains!!! In the Starting Line-Up

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    Wow... simply... wow...

    TB had a ~50 passer rating in this game; I have no clue how this is relevant to the Pats' defense. On top of that Flacco had a higher rating against the heralded Houston defense. Oh and Eli had better games against Atlanta and GB. So only the SF defense managed to do a better job containing one of the QBs the Pats faced.
     

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    ATippett56 Pro Bowl Player

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    Maybe if the New England Patriots would field a better defense, Tom Brady would obtain that elusive fourth Super Bowl ring.
     
  3. ThatllMoveTheChains!!!

    ThatllMoveTheChains!!! In the Starting Line-Up

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    :confused:

    At this point I'm fairly certain one of us is an idiot.
     
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    Finnishfan Practice Squad Player

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    Last years first 8 games are greatly boosted by week 1 against the Phins, when (if i recall this right) we put pressure on Henne and at least hurried him over 20 times in that game. It was either very close to 50% of passing downs, or slightly over.

    Cant remember for sure. I think PFF had that on their game review back then.
     
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    DocHoliday In the Starting Line-Up

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    Now that was an amusing game. Only game better than that one was the game vs the Dolphins the year before that.
     
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    kkpat Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    This may not be the worst ever secondary but this is pretty bad secondary. We have never blown 10-14 point leads in the 4th Quarter to QBs not named Manning. This year any QBs who are very bad also destroying us.

    I hope we go and get an excellent CB. Hope we go and trade for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie even it is 3rd round pick. But we all know it won't happen.

    If we have to face QB like Manning or even Joe Flacco, we will have a very very tough time in playoffs. I don't get it. Why doesn't BB address this. Every year, we suck and keep sucking in the secondary. No one is worried about our secondary. They know that even 14-21 point lead can be easily blown by us.
     
  7. DarrylS

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    Just a reminder here folks... the total NFL experience for our D Backs last Sunday was a whopping 5 years... they will get better.

    At one time we had 5 defensive rookies on the field at one time, this is a very young defense..
     
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