Much has been made around New England (including this site) about the Patriots’ last-ranked defense and how epically porous it has been. The general feeling among many fans is that if Tom Brady and the Patriots offense do not put up at least 30 points, the Patriots will lose the ball game. Luckily, the Patriots have put up at least 30 points in 11 out of their 14 games this season, losing only one of those contests (at Buffalo). Despite the Patriots’ regular-season success, the defense has many fans pessimistic about the team’s chances in the playoffs when they face better offenses and defenses than they have seen for much of this season.
Well fear not, Patriots fans. Elliot Harrison from NFL.com doesn’t think that the Pats’ defense is going to matter during the playoffs.
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