Hightower, who in every SB plays like a man possessed, was everywhere. He had two tackles for a loss, two QB sacks, a pass defensed and three QB hits.
arguably Belichick’s best move and he can thank his former Defensive Coordinator Matt Patricia for the blueprint on this one.
The Patriots were the only team since the 1985 Chicago Bears to hold opponents to seven points or fewer in three consecutive first halves of playoff football.
The Rams defense struggled in the passing game against “12 personnel” groupings (2 WR, 1TE, 2RB) and look for the Patriots to utilize White and Burkhead
With Sunday’s match-up with the Bills steadily approaching, here are some thoughts on this Saturday from some interesting stories this week:
Best social media postings from the Patriots week 13 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.
John Madden who would foretell what was to come when he said, “What Tom Brady just did on that final drive, gave me goosebumps.”
While Brady is always quick to point out the team aspect of the game, his place in history is further cemented here and the moment will not be lost on him.
With the “Pony” backfield of James White and Dion Lewis in the passing game, there will be too many weapons to guard and the Patriots should find success.
The Rams (4-7), continue their mediocrity under coach Jeff Fisher. They always teeter between making the jump to being a good team and doing enough to lose.