Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/20/14

NEW ORLEANS - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after Laurence Maroney scored a 2-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH -- So much for overlooking the Steelers. I didn't think they had it in them to thoroughly outplay the Patriots, but that's exactly how it went down Sunday at Heinz Field. This was a big-time gut check for the Patriots, and it's time to break out the grades. OFFENSE Jeff Howe: F They couldn't adjust to Pittsburgh's physicality at the line, and the receivers couldn't beat the aggressive man coverage. There was never a point in the game when it looked like Tom Brady and the offense were comfortable and ready to get into a rhythm. These things will...
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