The Patriots gained at least 350 yards for the 16th straight regular-season game, tying the St. Louis Rams of 1999-2000 for the most in NFL history. (Bottom of article)
A.B. Everyone in New England seems to be down on the Patriots right now. The local radio stations are filled with calls about Tom Brady being too old, Belichick losing touch, the horrible secondary and even how quiet the crowds at Gillette Stadium have been. If you hadn’t watched any games you would assume the Pats were 0-7 with the way fans are talking. The Patriots won’t make the playoffs! The dynasty years are over! The sky is falling!
Then come stats like this that fly under the radar. Doom & gloom certainly sells better, I can’t argue with that. But if you think about those Rams teams with Kurt Warner, Issac Bruce & Marshall Faulk – just to name a few – they were The Greatest Show On Turf. Tying that team offensively is pretty damn impressive.
So let’s pump the brakes a little bit here Patriots Nati...