Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/10/12

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks on in the first half against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Offensive line a major concern: Quarterback Tom Brady was under duress for the majority of the 19 plays he was on the field, and was crushed by Will Smith at the end of his first series. This breakdown on the offensive line lead to a fumble and a turnover. Tackle Nate Solder seemed to struggle on the outside, drawing two holding penalties (one of which negated a 17 yard strike from Brady to new target Brandon Lloyd). Dan Connelly was also beaten badly on the play that backup quarterback Ryan Mallet entered the game, which led to an enormous amount of pressure and an interception. Logan Mankins, Sebastian Vollmer [and Brian Waters] are desperately needed.Chandler Jones is a beast: Rookie Jones came into this game with his motor turned on high, and drew two holding penalties as a result. The defensive line as a whole did not generate much of a pass rush in this exhibition match, but Jones was one of the bright spots along the front. If he continues to play like he did tonight, those r...
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