Former Jet and current ESPN analyst Damien Woody is making headlines again. After wagging the proverbial finger at the Jets during their early season struggles, he slammed the Evil Empire’s defense on Friday and even questioned the unquestionable Bill Belichick.
“It’s about what have you done for me lately,” Woody said Friday on ESPN New York 1050’s “The Michael Kay Show.” “And if I’m in the Jets locker room, I’m like this: I could care less what [the Patriots] did in the early 2000s. Those teams are nothing like the team on tape right now. What you see on film is one of the worst defenses in the National Football League.”
Woody said the reason the Patriots’ defense has been so abysmal is because they’re “playing scraps from other teams,” especially in the secondary.
He said the Patriots are clearly missing defensive tackle Richard Seymour, who they traded to Oakland in 2009 for a pair of draft picks — including a first-rounder.
“You can’t sit here and tell me the Patrio