Originally written October 13, 2012 on Football Nation:
New England Patriots @ Seattle SeahawksNew England:  The Patriots come off an impressive ripping of Peyton Manning and the Broncos on Sunday Night Football in Week 5, and now fly across the country to take on the most formidable defense they’ve faced yet.  If there’s any QB in the league that can actually score good points against the Seahawks defense in Seattle, it’s Tom Brady.  Brady has been playing very well since the loss to the Cardinals, averaging 300 total yards and 2.5 TDs per game.  Not quite the numbers we’ve become used to over the years from Brady, but still pretty darn good.One of the major reasons Brady hasn’t thrown as much as he has in recent memory is the emergence of the running game.  Stevan Ridley has looked great thusfar, rumbling for 490 yards which is good for 5th in the NFL currently.  There is one problem, however; Ridley fumbled for the second time in as many games, and Belichick yanked him in favor of Brandon Bolden for the last couple of Patriots drives....
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