Found October 24, 2012 on Football Nation:
It is no secret to anyone that has seen the Patriots play this season that they are struggling when it comes to closing out games.  No lead has seemed safe against the porous secondary that is currently fielded by Belichick and Company, despite the fact that New England has spent seven first or second round picks on defensive backs over the past five years.  Because of the defensive failure in Foxboro, it has become all the more important that Tom Brady and Company be able to control the ball and run out the clock late in games.  A task, that at least to this point in the season, that has been beyond the Patriot's abilities on several occasions.  When the numbers are examined, it is revealed that the Patriot's woes are directly related to the play of star quarterback Tom Brady. Fourth Quarter in Wins ATTCOMPPCTYARDSYPATDINTRATALL 4TH QUARTER PLAYS192479.22169.020131.9ONLY 4TH QUARTER DRIVES1220601678.410103.5 Above you see Brady's numbers in the fourth quarter of the Pat...
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