McCourty, Finnegan vital to respective secondaries
CSNNE.com's Patriots insider Tom Curran breaks down Devin McCourty's move to safety and Cortland Finnegan's importance in the Rams secondary
Machine Generated Transcript
We just from -- -- there or thoughts on him move him back to say commitment. Was that in your opinion a good move for the -- excellent and I think that we all kind of expressed that he plays better with the -- coming toward him. We could see the ball and that's really the position that I think better suits his style his body type and his skill set so I think that if he stays at safety. That actually makes the entire defense a little bit better because he can help the sides whereas cornerback even if he's playing really well which he hasn't he's not gonna help in the other position. And a brilliant than their best cornerback and so it's that. It is that is a situation are the best special team in the AFC and -- also have a favorite this week exactly seeing how the Rams and opposite team. Jeff Fisher comes and -- that you rebuilding project and he said. I don't told -- we can't win right now. Maybe shooting for the moon that team has played better in a lot of people expect him he's put assists -- -- trademarks on January about Taylor yes. Yes and I think that in doing so he brought in a few of the guys that he's familiar with from the Tennessee Titans. When Jeff Fisher was last there and I think that the main one is -- infineon in the style that they play. Finnegan perfectly suits that and you know you heard Tom Brady talk about the matchup between Finnegan and Welker I think that that's going to be fascinating want to watch because no matter how you slice until Aaron Hernandez. Is back at full strength. Wes Welker whether or not he's playing behind settlement next settlement or wherever he's still the most post match up the Patriots have had to seven games. Yeah and that's the way we re talking about the levers that they did the Patriots offense -- that seems to be the one -- they pull and it works. Every single time. -- Welker and Cortland Finnegan is is absolutely guy who will understand that. Who'll agitate now Wes Welker I've never seen get irritated during game to the point where it takes himself out there I don't think that'll happen this week. But this is a Cali of Cortland Finnegan. And the play making ability of Wes -- that's going to be tremendous matchup to watch and it was interesting to hear Brady allude to that. Right at the top because you know I think that's one of the things will be key to whether or not they went.