I found it interesting

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    Re: I found it interesting

    In response to rkarp's comment:

    that the first 3-4 plays last night the Texans looked like they were going to have their way with it...BB called a time out, adjusted, and the Pats never looked back defensively...

     



    yeah, that was a smart move by BB, that was a shock and awe game for sure

     
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    I think the early timeout was because they had 12 men on the field

     
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    I think the early timeout was because they had 12 men on the field




    still, it changed after that

     
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    Defensive tone did change, but for once the balls went the Pats' way.  Two fumbles recovered and a ghost PI call on their 3rd TD.

    Still, Pats owned this team.  Line was 4.

     
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    I think they brought some more beef on the field, Deaderick maybe?

     
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    I think they brought some more beef on the field, Deaderick maybe?



    Deaderick has played more snaps the past couple weeks and even more so last night.  Not sure when he came in though.  Definitely a possibility.

     
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    I love how even after that blistering by NE with the entire world raving about NE undressed Houston, RKarp is still claiming that somehow Houston is better.

    I WARNED over and over that Houston does not match up well with NE. Houston had problems with Detroit and Jax for crying out loud.

    It was a mystery why this was ignored by the media heading into this game other than the idea that the media just couldn't wait to crown anyone else other than BB's Pats, simply to not have to praise BB again.

    It's quite comical to watch, actually.

    Yes rkarp, interesting. Texans opening series was an eye opener in that their run game took 3 runs  for good gains and then the TO. Could have been 12 men on and if so that would be twice in the game as they had another later on as well.  No doubt preparation in Practice all week was a contributing factor for that beatdown. BB and coaches had them prepared.

    This comment by Rusty - although seemingly negative- to you, is perfectly acceptable because it's true what he says, although your OP intent was not meant as a spin for the Texans, IMO.

    Good comment Rusty and yes, comical :-)))) Thanks for the laugh.

    Have a good evening

     
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    that the first 3-4 plays last night the Texans looked like they were going to have their way with it...BB called a time out, adjusted, and the Pats never looked back defensively...

    I didnt get what the adjustment was? Did Lovie come out?

    Lets face it, the offense and defense both played well, but Houston has more talent than they showed last night. The score last night was more reflective on BB vs Kubiak...even more so than Pats vs Texans




    1st play was Scott VW and deadrick with Hightower and Nink standing at the ends.(only VW and Deadrick with hands in dirt) 2nd play was the same and Foster ran left toward Deadrick and Nink with great down field blocking by Andre and the FB who was off set to the left. We called the T.O because our D was confused on the formation. Then VW shot the gap and shoe laced Foster(great play). Only VW and Deadrick had their hands on the ground the entire series. Personnel didn't change.

     
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    Re: I found it interesting

    An 11-1 team that is no longer new to the idea of playoffs; a team touted as best in AFC; a team with a trio of first class RB, WR and QB; a team that is supposed to have a solid D and the league's defensive MVP... and they did not come to play? THey were not prepared?

    They said it was the boggest game in franchise history. And they were not prepared? THey didnt play well?....

    Here is the fact of the matter (and I saw the game): the Patriots D was pretty good much of the time and very good at key points. They made Houston make mistakes. The limited the Houston running game to about 40 yards less than they average (in spite of that first run). They made Johnson look very human. THey made Schaub look like an average QB (remember this was the D that early in the year was making weak QBs look good). They made it tough for Houston to run in short yardage. They pressured Schaub.

    On the other side of the ball the Pats ran for 130 yards: about 40 yards more than the average by the Houston D. And of course the passing game was just too much for Houston in spite of Brady having an unusual number of bad throws.

    The fact of the matter is the Pats made them look bad. And while you don't want to hear it it was due to really good play by the Pats.

     

     
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    Re: I found it interesting

    Rusty I don't always agree with rkarp, but you need to chill the f out here.  He already said the Pats are more talented than the Texans.  He just thinks the Texans will play better than they did on Monday.  If we do play them again I expect to win.  I don't expect to blow them out by 30+.  Do you?

     
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