Originally posted on Projo Pats Blog  |  Last updated 11/28/11
By Brian MacPhersonFOXBORO -- Sure, Vince Young threw for 400 yards against the Patriots on Sunday in Philadelphia. But Young and LeSean McCoy -- entering Sunday the NFL's top rusher -- combined for just 71 rushing yards on 16 carries, a sign that the Patriots were prepared to concede some passing yards if it meant they could take away the running game. "When you can line up and you have a team doing one thing or another, either running ball or throwing the ball, it always works in your favor," defensive lineman Vince Wilfork said during an appearance on WEEI on Monday. "When a team can stay balanced and a team can play the game they want to play, that's when you have problems. That's one thing we try to do. We try to get a team one-dimensional so we can peel our ears back and rush."
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