Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 8/10/13
This is not a "glass half-full" article. There were problems exposed on the Eagles defense from the get-go. But I'm talking about the defensive problems of the 1's in the first quarter. Overall, the Eagles displayed some very nice development among their defensive backups and new guys as the game plodded on. I totally get how Tom Brady got into our defensive "1" squad's heads so completely in the inital minutes of the game. Brady basically pitched "backwards", to use an old baseball term. He started out with the running play and stuck with it. Our guys' formations were off balance as they expected Brady to start out strong with a classic New England passing attack. Brady just kept challenging the Eagles defense to stop the run. Unexpected... But it was a classic throwback strategy--- "establish the run until they prove they can stop it".  And just as simple as that, Brady and the Pats kept running--- which of course set up their passing game on the second and subsequent ...
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