Originally Posted by Fiddler
They were totally unprepared for Brady's pace. The first 17 minutes of the game (1st qtr plus 2 minutes of the second) our defense's was confused & discombobulated.
For the remainder of the 2nd & the third qtr the Patriots had 6 possessions of 7 where they could barely move the ball. 5 of those were 3 & outs and the other they allowed 15 yards.
When you're up 28-0 and 35-0 your strategy changes. I doubt our gameplan had much to do with the Patriots drives stalling.
When an opposing team scored 40+ on you your gameplan failed across the board