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Tough guys wear onesiesI've always heard that the way to tell a tough team is where they rank in rushing and where they rank in stopping the run.That's the tell tale sign of a physical team, that's tough to play. Over the past few years, the Patriots have not been particularly great in the rushing category. They've also usually been an average run defense.Not so far this year.The Patriots defense is fifth best in the league in fewest rushing yards per game (82.7), fourth best in terms of yards per carry allowed (3.2). They are the best in the NFL in yards after contact with 1.05. They have only allowed one rushing touchdown to a running back all year long (Ray Rice in Week 3). On top of that, the Patriots are one of only two teams (Houston being the other) that has yet to allow a 20 yard run.Keep in mind that the Patriots have in fact faced some good backs - Ray Rice, C.J. Spiller, Fred Jackson, Willis McGahee and Marshawn Lynch. All those guys are owned in people...
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The Patriots running back strutted his stuff through the Patriots' locker room in none other than an adult onesie on Friday.
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Have Tom Brady and the New England Patriots Lost Their Fourth Quarter Magic?No.
1. Contain Rob Gronkowski
- Gronkowski absolutely murdered the Jets last year, highlighted by his posting eight catches for 113 yards and two scores in their second meeting, a 37-16 Patriots blowout victory. If the Jets want to win, they’re going to have to find a way to contain Gronk. That probably means a heavy dose of LaRon Landry and Antonio Allen covering Gronkowski, if the...
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After last year's "year of the tight end", Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez became two of the most threatening receivers in the New England offense. Being in the same division as the best passing quarterback in the league, our very own Tom Brady, the New York Jets had no other option, but to adjust their defense to compete against this powerful offense.Last year,...
America can go get their own ******* team. The New England Patriots are NEW ENGLAND's, and specifically, Boston's team. Go cheer for the ******* Cowboys. I actually had this thought the other day, before Cromartie called them that, when someone on Twitter followed me and their profile was #LakerNation #YankeeNation #PatsNation. It was one of the most sobering things ever...
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1. Arian Foster vs BAL
2. Darren McFadden vs JAC
3. Trent Richardson at IND
4. Maurice Jones-Drew at OAK
5. Ray Rice at HOU
6. C.J. Spiller vs BUF
7. Adrian Peterson vs ARI
8. Matt Forte vs DET
9. Doug Martin vs NO
10. Ahmad Bradshaw vs WAS
11. Stevan Ridley vs NYJ
12. Alfred Morris at NYG
13. Rashard Mendenhall at CIN
14. Marshawn Lynch at SF
15. Fred Jackson vs...