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The Patriots' pass defense is coming back down to earth. After playing strong in weeks one and two, New England's pass defense struggled against the Ravens, and were one of the chief reasons for Sunday night's loss. Bill Belichick designs his zone defense so that there's very little coverage in the shallow middle of the field. The idea behind that is likely that the Patriots would rather allow short plays to running backs and tight ends, rather than deeper plays to wide receivers or tight ends. Sometimes this works, sometimes it comes back to bite New England. On Sunday night,...
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