Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/10/13
J.J. Watt has been held to zero batted balls and zero sacks in a game only once this season, and it happened to be against the New England Patriots in Week Fourteen of the 2012 regular season. Without question, the Patriots need to do this again on Sunday, except better.In New England's Week Fourteen victory, their game plan against Watt went seemingly great on "Matt Light Night." However, even though Watt came up empty in the two aforementioned categories, he still hit Brady three times, hurried him twice, knocked him down five times, and forced a fumble on a screen pass, according to Greg Bedard of Boston.com.Brady played a tremendous game against the Texans, but there was some signs of worry when Brady started out the second half 3-10 (luckily, one of the completions was a 63-yard bomb to Donte Stallworth).It's always important to stop the pass rush, but the Patriots' offensive line especially needs to stop the pass rush when there are no extra pass rushers. John Parolin of ESPN ...
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