Official 2012 Patriots/NFL Thread Part II
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11-01-2012, 04:01 PM
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Location: Brookline, MA
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Most of it probably has to do with the lack of actual talent in the secondary, but the rules they put in after the Patriots, especially Ty Law, abused the Colts in the playoffs, don't help matters. I don't know what to think about the secondary anymore. It really seems like none of them can actually COVER a guy. I know the scheme makes it look worse to since they play that whole cover-2 pass the WR off style, but when they need to play man, they can't do it.
I agree with you about the secondary and maybe it is just bad man coverage, but it seems like every pass inside the red zone has the Pats DB with his back completely turned to the ball. It's so obvious and so frequent, I'd have to imagine it's being coached but I've never seen it before this year.
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