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.
Their final drive of the 3rd that rolled over to the 4th ended in a TD. So they basically had 3 scoring drives in the 2nd and 3rd Qtrs with 4 three and outs. A little under 200 yards between the 2 qtrs.
You can dress up a turd, but in the end, it's still a turd