Found October 24, 2013 on Patriots Life:
The Patriots offense owes a big thank you to the Red Sox for largely distracting Boston fans from their struggles. However, the few times Boston fans have been able to pry their attention away from Johnny Gomes' majestic beard, it's been to ask what has gone wrong with the Patriots offense. In case you've missed it, the Patriots have gone 7-39 on third down in their past three games. Tom Brady is completing a career low 55.4% of his passes, already has an unprecedented three games at under 50%, and leads the league in over and under thrown passes. Much of the focus has shifted from Brady's rookie receivers to the quarterback himself, who simply hasn't looked like himself recently. One group that deserves some scrutiny for the team's struggles is the offensive line. As our own Eric Anderson pointed out earlier, the offensive line has allowed Brady to get sacked 20 times through seven games. That projects to 45 sacks over a 16 game season. For reference sake,...
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