The Film Room: Why The Patriots Should Be So Very, Very Afraid Of The Texans

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  1. Tailgate

    Tailgate Fall of Hame

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    EXCELLENT breakdown of the Patriots schemes and how we should attack, with film to back it up. Very well done and a MUST read.

    http://www.battleredblog.com/2013/1...patriots-should-be-so-very-very-afraid-of-the
     
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  2. deucetx

    deucetx All Pro

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    Heh not sure about the very afraid but I agree the game will not be the same and some times the ball simply bounced the Patriots way. I think the Texans have a chance. Very good read man so thanks for bringing it up. The team just has to come to play and not kill themselves like last game and it will be a fight. That was really an excellent break down.
     
  3. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    bah humbug

    The Texans can beat the Patsies, but in order to do that the Texans must play ABOVE their level and the Patsies must play BELOW their level. This can happen of course, anything can, and I hope like hell we beat the crap out of them.

    But I wouldn't put any money on it.
     
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  4. mridge01

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    OMG, I couldn't get past the title of your thread due to heavy laughter.
    Why The Patriots Should Be So Very, Very Afraid Of The Texans that's funny.

    :ahhaha:
     
  5. Tailgate

    Tailgate Fall of Hame

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    I agree, the title of HIS article is a bit dramatic. But the content is pretty spot on in terms of what we need to do to TRY and make this one an actual game.

    That being said, the Pats are alot more healthy upfront which should help them against our attemps to run at the edges. Throw in the return of Gronk and who the eff knows how BB gameplans for us this time around... and it still would obviously be quite the upset if we somehow pulled it off.
     
  6. Mailman

    Mailman Pwned by Hakeem

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    Then perhaps you should actually read this because his analysis is very insightful, detailed, and spot-on according to the film. As the saying goes, tape don't lie. PUT ON THE FILM!

    You might laugh, but I guarantee you they aren't laughing in the Patriots' practice facility. They know the Texans screwed up last time and Belichick will not take this offense lightly.
     
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  7. thunderkyss

    thunderkyss Salem Poor

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    thunderkyss Salem Poor

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    I hear ya.... but I hate this kind of thinking. Someone said the same thing before the last game & I pretty much said the same thing.... blah.....

    If we're not good enough to beat them, so be it.

    But I really believe some of our players had this kind of thinking & that's what led to the biggest snowball in Texans' history. Hurt us so bad, it lasted through 4 games. Our QB is still suffering from it.

    Nah, they need to know (and I think we need to know) that them Patriots put their pants on just like we do, one leg at a time. Gronk's a beast, but so is OD. Welker's one of the best receivers to ever play the game.... so is Andre. Vince is a bad man.. so is Jj Watt.

    Their QB looks good in a tank top.... big deal. This is a team game & our team is just as talented as theirs.

    If we bring our A game, they don't stand a chance.


    That's my story & I'm sticking to it
     


  9. Mailman

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    Excellent point, Fiddler. I hadn't thought of that but you are correct. The Texans have won a bunch of games the last two seasons and advanced to the AFC Divisional playoff yet so many are acting as if the Texans are a 9-win team that backed into the playoffs and have no business being on the same field with the big bad Pats.

    I call bull****. They have the talent to beat this Pats team.
     
  10. Jules Winnfield

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    1.More 4-5 reciever sets.
    2.stop running on 2nd and long.
    3.take shots down the field.
    4.play ben tate.
    5.stop playing offensive players on special team defense. take out posey and forsett and put defensive starters in. its not like we can afford to be lax on special teams defense considering we already suck.
    6.go back to a play that worked earlier in the game.
    7.call plays for keyshawn, lestar, casey.
    8.use more sugar huddle.
    9.use the middle of the field passing plays instead of side line throws.
    10.for the love of god use more screen plays for foster.
     
  11. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    Yes, they can do it. But it's not a question of talent alone. It's whether or not the Texans have the metal to pull it off in a playoff game. A playoff game where every little thing counts because the end of the season is ticking away for one of the two teams on the field.
     
  12. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    This article gives me more reason to wonder why we've gotten away from Foster in the passing game this season. I know we got him involved against the Bengals, but why so late? The dude can run, make people miss and get an extra yard or plenty after contact. Feed him!!!

    Seems like the past few games Schaub forces the ball to AJ when his "timer" starts going off instead of looking for Arian
     
  13. CloakNNNdagger

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    or most anyone else.
     
  14. mridge01

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    I saw the film back on Dec. 9. End of discussion.
     
  15. b0ng

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    I posted his breakdown on the Bengal game and he hilighted Malaluaga as a potential achilles heel to the Bengals. Lo and behold, that player was picked on regularly in the WC game after that piece was written. It's not a bad read and I wondered what our newfound Pats members thought about it.
     
  16. powda

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    Can we get a mod to edit the thread title? Fim room is killin me.
     
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    My concern is which coach can adjust if his game plan goes wrong.
     
  18. 76Texan

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    I believe we went back to the norm.
    I had scribbled down some notes that lay around the house somewhere.

    When AJ is healthy and OD is more or less healthy.

    The pass distribution (targets, and just not completions) is quite normal.

    And so we can afford to feed Arian more in the running game, unless we get way behind.

    The other receivers (after AJ and Walter) need to step up.
    They need to reduce the number of drops ; they need to play more physical not to let their man push them around; they need to run their routes better and not falling down, getting caught in the back of the defender, or giving the QB a little more room along the sideline, etc.
     
  19. Dutchrudder

    Dutchrudder King of the Potato People

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    hahaha!
     
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    Damn, that looks so real. :lol:
     

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