Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/9/12
There was not a single player on either side that won or lost this game. The Patriots' offense, led, of course, by Tom Terrific, looked a lot like the typical Bill Bellichick machine for the majority of today's game.Despite a slow start, Brady and company showed their usual poise in moving the ball down the field and scoring points on the Tennessee Titans' defense.And that brings us right to the zero of the game. The Tennessee defense just couldn't match up with Brady and his bevy of choices at receiver. For yet another year, two of the top tight ends in the league will create matchup trouble for defensive backfields and linebackers all across the country.The Titans' D had no answer for TEs and not much better luck with the wideouts. Brandon Lloyd may not be Randy Moss Jr. just yet, but he is certainly the deep threat that Ocho-you-know who was supposed to be.Add in a 100+ yard performance from Stevan Ridley and the Titans' defense just couldn't handle the Patriots' offense.But the ...
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