The Patriots did two things really well on Sunday that they didn't do in more than spurts last season: run the ball and defend well.
Mike Felger likes the way the Pats ran the ball, saying that it not only helps the offensive line who is still working on protecting Brady, but it also takes pressure off of Brady.
Andy Gresh notes that it makes the Pats much more complimentary in terms of the pass and the run together.
But is a run game the missing ingredient to a Super Bowl win? Or is it defense? Most likely, it's both.
The Quick Slants guys talk about Antonio Brown's Facebook live video and how the New England Patriots would approach the situation.
Dan Koppen, Jerod Mayo, and Mike Giardi discuss the upcoming AFC Championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jerod Mayo draws up a plan for defending running back Le’Veon Bell. Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live controversy is also broached.
2:30 Recapping the win over Houston
6:09 Improving pass protection vs Steelers
8:18 Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live controversy
13:00 Defending Le’Veon Bell
17:35 Importance of tackling vs Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger
20:19 The rivalry with Pittsburgh
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