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I’ll get this out of the way quickly. It’s impossible to look at the Patriots defense right now and say that their performance is acceptable. They’ve been bad. Very bad.
According to Greg Bedard in the Globe today says that Sunday’s performance against the Bills “had to be among the worst performances by a Bill Belichick defense in his tenure with the Patriots.”
OK, maybe it was. But then the next sentence is “In an effort to quantify how bad this was, we went through our data, which goes back to the start of the 2011 season in this regard.”
I’m not really sure how you can compare 12 ½ seasons with less than two years worth of data, but hey, knock yourself out.
I’m not trying to pick on Greg too much, because I do think he does a very good job overall, but on Twit
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