Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 10/10/12
That's right folks, the number one defense in the NFL is.....the Seattle Seahawks.This is most definitely the best defense that the Patriots will face thus far this year. They are ranked number one in the league, 5th in passing, 3rd in rushing, 2nd in points allowed per game (14) and tied for 5th in sacks.Some fans might say, "but what about Baltimore? They're a good defense and we put 30 points up on them!". Not anymore they aren't. At least not so far this year. In terms of yardage per game, the Ravens are even worse than the Patriots. They are currently ranked 24th in the league, while the Patriots are 22nd. The best measuring stick for the Patriots offense? (which has been praised as even better than the record breaking 2007 one) You're looking at it this week. Seattle in Seattle.Seattle's schedule has had them go up against some offenses that have the ability to explode - the Cowboys, Panthers and Packers - and they have stifled each and every one of them. Obviously all of thos...
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