Tom E. Curran's three keys to Sunday's game
Consitancy, injuries, and an old Bill Belichick mantra are Curran's three keys for Sunday's game.
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-- it's only week nine which you know it's a huge one down in the swamps of Jersey this weekend. Patriots Jets both at five and three this will go along way. To determining who wins the AFC east in 2011. Three keys to this game for the Patriots if they want us that -- two game losing streak number one. You have to deal with your uncertainty on the back seven of your defense Brandon Spikes most likely -- LaMont played Patrick Sharp practicing for the first time on Friday Jerod Mayo still coming back from his Senseo. Josh Barrett went I who want -- back and we'll deal properly with Dustin Keller to wander back again. We'll deal properly with Santonio Holmes had Plaxico Burress it's a difficult conundrum for the Patriots because it's yet to come and knowing they wanna run rounded out the Patriots this week here. They know their back seven is really a little bit. Q number -- Getting off the line of scrimmage you know that Darrelle Revis is going to be right up in the mug of Wes Welker. So the Patriots are gonna have to master that art to get into their routes because the pass rush will come quickly what Tom Brady. Well there's got to get off line you operate as -- make themselves available. The way he plays. You said -- -- you know the Jets are gonna come in with that mindset we could take them off their game -- with the line and make them -- -- up. The key number three we musical Bill Belichick -- Patriots have to do there job. It's very simple you have a team right now where there's a lot of uncertainty on the defense side of the ball because of injuries and on the offensive side. You have a group that's trying to make things happen Tom Brady has tried to do a little too much. You've -- -- because he has. He told me on Friday -- his arm is feeling fine. The wrath of the -- we'll tell you -- Tom Brady has to be patient game and that's really difficult for him to do because as I mentioned earlier. Players have to get off the line and into their routes that you know that Jets pass rush is coming out of but -- good week to turn around and slap in the belly BenJarvus Green-Ellis 22 times or so.