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I am having Déjà vu. Upon completion of my research, I have written this preview before. See if any of this sounds familiar. The Rams need to be able to run the ball, or at least threaten the run to have offensive success. Turns out, the Patriots strength on defense is against the run. They are 8th against the run, allowing only 86 yards a game.
The Patriots weakness is pass defense. They are 29th against the pass, but the Rams are not at their best when they are pass happy. Furthermore, the Rams lost their favorite target in the passing game, Danny Amendola.
All of this came from the Miami game. The one key difference between Miami and New England is the passing offense. New England has real weapons and can threaten the Rams defense. Miami could not. However, there is another interesting difference between this preview and the Miami preview. The Rams have grown. I no longer believe the rams have to be able to run the ball to have success. In fact, if necessary, the...
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