All anyone can talk about is the upcoming game against the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football.
It's one of the two toughest games left on the schedule, and perhaps their toughest game all season.
There are plenty of matchups to be excited about, particularly the Patriots' No. 1-ranked third-down offense (52.6 percent conversions) against the Texans' No. 1-ranked third-down defense (28.4 percent).
Perhaps the Patriots' No. 4 offensive passer rating (102.3) vs. the Texans' No. 3 defensive passer rating (75.6). Maybe the Texans' propensity to blitz (send extra rushers 43.9 percent of opponent's drop-backs) against teams' tendencies not to blitz Brady (extra rushers sent on 25.3 percent of his drop-backs).
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