Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/12
This was not supposed to go this way. This was to be a clash of ideologies, styles and mindsets. It was supposed to be a battle royal, two men enter one man leaves sort of thing. It was supposed to be competitive. It was for about 15 minutes.Yesterday, you thought you knew that Andrew Luck had a seat at the table. You thought you knew that the Pats D was ready to be dominated. You thought Tommy B was getting soft, maybe ready to lose his seat at the table he has held for so long. Just think what you will know next week.This is what happens when you bring a knife to a gun fight, five takeaways from a game that was supposed to be lots of things but ended up being a red ass beat-down.Number One:Andrew Luck is really, really good. He is also a rookie. We tend to lose track of this obvious limitation when he, or any rook is playing well. After a great drive to start the game and another after Brady matched him, things began to fall apart. Rookies press. Rookies pull receivers off routes ...
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