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You're Not Gonna Like This.
Getting Defensive On Defense-
This should be an easy win for the Pats. because Houston is half a team.
They are an elite defense with consistent and inherent troubles on
offense. They have struggled to find the slightest bit of consistency at
QB that it is tragically ironic. Their QB situation has been so bad that a
rookie QB came in and owned the starting spot almost without competitions,
and rookie QBs suck.
is easy to forget the Coach O'Brien got his start at HC at Penn State
primarily because he was thought to be the Brady Whisperer. "Yeah,
absolutely. Absolutely, he was just a great coach," Brady said.
"I had just a great experience being with him. He was kind of the
quality control coach in 2007. [He] did a lot of the kind of heavy lifting
in terms of a lot of the work that is kind of unheralded. 2008, he was
more of the receiver coach, and then 2009, when I came back from injury,
he was the quarterback coach as well as the coordinator.
had left for Denver, and Billy and I developed really a great rapport. We
had a lot of great conversation. He was a lot of fun to play for. He puts
a lot into it. He cares. He cares about his players. He's got great
leadership ability, and I think what he's done, both at Penn State and
Houston, is very very admirable. I really think they've got a great team.
He's put together a great staff. It's a big challenge to go against those
guys. I know they'll be ready to play. They're well-coached, they have a
ton of talent, they make a ton of plays and they have one of the best
teams in the AFC."
Only now Billy
can't seem to find a QB who can understand the words that are coming out
of his mouth, never mind whispers. "Billy [O'Brien's] certainly that.
I mean, Josh is that for me. I don't think Josh is like the easiest
quarterback coach to play for either. Coach Belichick, I wouldn't say, is
the easiest coach to play for. They're all demanding. That's what makes
them great coaches," Brady said about Watson playing for a Demanding
QB coach. "They have a sense of urgency every day. They care very
deeply about how the team is performing. They want every player on the
roster to perform at a very high level every day, and that's a lot of
pressure for players." Watson has to show he can turn that elite
college-QB brain, into an elite NFL-QB brain.
I dig Watson. I think he has that winner and clutch mentality that all QBs
need, but he has a lot of work to do as a pocket passer. "He was
super talented, obviously, in college. And watching him up close at the
Greenbrier was a lot of fun for me to see young, kind of aspiring players
that really want to work hard and play the quarterback position at a high
level. He looks like he has all the talent," Brady said. "The
first year in the NFL is certainly an adjustment for everybody, but they
have so much confidence in him and confidence in what he's doing, and
that's why he's playing. It's a big test for our defense. You know,
there's not a lot of film to study on him, but just knowing the kind of
attributes that he has as a quarterback is a big test for our guys on the
defensive side of the ball." He has all the tools to succeed in the
he is still a rookie that has to show he has the mental toughness to
survive the NFL wood-chipper that chew up and spit out college QBs.
"I think putting pressure on players is critical to getting the best
out of them because players need to be pushed. There needs to be high
demand placed on what we're doing, and typically players that don't like
that are probably the ones that don't last very long, in my experience in
the NFL," Brady said about the hard QB coaching of Josh and Billy.
"So, you've got to be able to take the coaching and do what's in the
best interest of the team, try to listen to the coaches, do it the best
you can, go out there and play hard, play tough, play competitive, play as
a team. And I think that's what makes great coaches, great teams,
certainly all the ones I've been a part of."
a rookie QB. Rookie QBs just don't win in the NFL. The game is just so
much faster, more complicated, and mentally overwhelming for QBs. However,
the Pats offense is looking a little decimated with Gronk kind-ah out. Though
Gronk's groin said he's ready "Yeah, I'm good to go," Gronk
. "I'm ready.";).
He is not going to be 100%.
and Amendola are definitely out. "Injuries really challenge
every football team at some point in the year. Your depth is really
challenged offensively, defensively, special teams. At some point a lot of
guys are called into action, whether its guys off the practice squad or
guys you bring off the street or during a game or over the course of time
and we've been challenged early," Brady said. "Hopefully, we can
use it as a positive in some ways that other guys may get a lot of reps
earlier in the year and then when guys get back we can have more depth. I
think that's the only positive way to look at those things. You just try
to do the best you can do." Hogan is the only WR in the roster left
who has shown any chemistry with Brady.
The new guys have
the speed, but they don't got that special feeling from Brady yet.
"It's always challenging when guys are in and out developing rhythms,
but that's part of the season. That's part of every team, every offense,
every defense, special teams unit. There's constant adjustments. It's such
a week-to-week league in the NFL," Brady said. "Whoever is in
there, based on the week, based on injuries or situations or matchups, you
have to build confidence in, so you go out and try to play as aggressively
and as effectively as possible. Every team faces it at different times.
we've had years where we've been relatively clean health wise and then
something happens, you get a rash of injuries and it's tough. Sometimes it
happens early and you've got to deal with it that way. Whether it's the
receiver position, O-line, continuity is obviously the key to everything.
Part of that is staying injury free so that you can develop confidence in
the guys that you're playing with on a consistent basis over the course of
many, many weeks of practice and of playing together." Cooks did not
step up his game last week.
Luckily Hogan and
Dorsett did, and White might have been their best Slot guy in that game.
If the Pats Offense plays one dimensional it puts Houston right back in
this game. Their defense can hurt you, and hurt you quick. The Pats
biggest advantage is that they can hurt opponents on both sides of the
ball. If Houston's D takes that away with pressure and hitting the QB?
Then this could be a long ugly game.
Double Trouble- It
is also important to note that a lot of the reason that Houston defense
has been so good against the Pats is that their coaching staff is
essentially from Foxboro, Texas. "We've played them a bunch the last
few years, practicing against them and kind of knowing their staff. They
run similar systems, offensively and defensive and special teams. They
have a very tough, hard-nosed team," Brady said. "They have some
incredible players, one of the best defenses in the league. They've been
in the top five for the last three years. They're really good, really
talented, they play hard, they're disciplined, they play with a lot of
fundamentals [and] they're coaches do a great job of preparing them. It's
a good test. We played them in the playoffs last year. It probably wasn't
our best game. They gave us a lot of challenges and we're going to have to
deal with them as best as we possibly can. It's a tough team to
face." We all know their names.
Pats like Romeo, Vrabel, Izzo, and even friggin' Wes Welker. "They
know us pretty well," Brady said. "They've been here. They have,
I would say, intimate knowledge of everything we do and how we practice
and how we teach and how we scout and all those things. I think it's just
a really good program they have. They have really good players. Practicing
against them we made our fair share of plays [and] they made their fair
share of plays. I'm sure that's the way it'll go this weekend and
hopefully we make more than them." There is just no team or coaching
staff that knows this team better than Houston.
Houston has an overwhelming talent with QB-hitting edgerushers. "JJ!
I mean, he's an exceptional player," Brady said. "They move him
around a lot. Earlier in his career you used to kind of get a beat on
where he'd be. [That] could help you out a little bit. But now they move
him so much he's going to really face every guy that you have up front.
[He'll] be on both sides, be inside, be outside. They run a lot of games.
They've got a lot of scheme stuff that they use to try to get their guys
free in the front but all of those guys are exceptional athletes. J.J. is
an incredible player. He's been Defensive Player of the Year how many
times? Three or four? Something like that. He's got speed, quickness,
power. He's got all the moves, got all the counters. He's just a tough guy
you pair him with Whitney Mercilus who's one of the most underrated
players, I think, in the league in terms of rushing the passer to
everything that he does to help that team. I know practicing against that
guy how good he is and then with Jadeveon! He's one of the most athletic
guys in the league. He does some things that other people can't do. He's
just size, speed, explosiveness.
all those guys on the same field at one time is a big problem for any
offense. You don't want to be holding the ball too long because you know
that they're going to get home at some point and I think that means we've
got to really stay on track. We can't have many negative plays. We've just
got to play a really consistent kind of football for the entire
game." Which is the problem.
will be without his slot-binkies Edelman and Amendola. Those are the two
guys he can riffle the ball to in less than 2,5-seconds in the slot.
Houston's rushers can destroy the rhythm of a great passing team. Never
mind a decimated offense that is playing without it's top two WRs, and
with their TE-GOAT playing with one groin.
and Cooks just aren’t slot guys. Hogan is a tricky guy who gets open
deep, and Cooks is a speed quick who is still figuring out how to use his
quicks. Brady has to throw quick in this game, because their edgerushers
don't give you much time to throw. Their offense is playing left handed
with a rookie QB, and their defense will try and make Brady play left
handed with their constant assault on him.
O-line has to create some holes to run in, and some time in the pocket, or
this will be a long day. "They're good. They can power rush, they can
speed rush, good counters, they run games well, good technique players,
they're well-coached," BB said. "Mike [Vrabel] does enough
things to keep you off-balance. I'm not looking out there and saying,
'Well, we've never seen this before.' "There's some three-man rush,
there's some four-man rush, there's some five-man rush, there's a lot of
straight rush, there's power rush, there's games, multiple games.
never sure exactly which one of those things you're going to get. When you
start mixing them together you don't end up with the same thing
repeatedly. So it's always something else different. A different type of
rush, a different type of coverage, maybe players aligned in different
positions, even though it might be the same players but just different
matchups. They create a lot of problems."
game is all about the O-line for the Pats. They have the advantage of
playing a one-sided team, because of the rookie QB. But if the O-line lets
the Houston D-line take Brady out of the game with constant pressure and
assaults in the pocket? Than the Pats will be playing one-sided as well.
That is how Houston finds a chance to win. If the Pats win in the trenches
than it is an easy-W. Houston's D-line wins, and it is a jailbreak where
anything can happen.
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