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Internet: Part II.
Pats came out 1st and 10 at the 1 and half, in a Singleback with Blount
lined up between the giant T and R in the middle of the PATRIOTS written
across the endzone. They run a Dive. Blount hesitated for a second to let
his blockers work. Shaq knocked an LB on his back, as Blount burst through
the line and cut outside. He held his feet as a defender grabbed one foot,
and then powered through Shawn Williams for a great 1st down run.
and 10, the Pats lined up in a Twins-Twins Singleback. They ran a Smash.
Blunt tripped through the line for a could of dust. 2nd and 7, the Pats
lined up in a 3-wide Strong shotgun. Brady can't make a decision. His
brain and instincts just aren't there yet. He tried to take off and got
sacked. 3rd and 12, they motioned into a 3-wide Strong shotgun. They ran
White but it is clogged. He tried to bounce it outside. He got caught to
force the punt. The punt was good a good one. Brandon King threw Erickson
spinning around out of bounds for nothing.
lined up in a 3-Wide Singleback. The Pats match up in a 3-3 Nickel. They
ran Hill on a Smash, and he just followed his blockers for eight. McCourty
finally dived in and took out his feet. 2nd and 2, Cincy lined up in a
3-Wide Singleback, and the Pats matched up in the same. Long and Ninkovich
burst through the line. Ninkovich hit Hill first, but fell down. And Long
swooped in behind him, and took him down.
and 6, Cincy lined up in a 4-Wide Strong Shotgun. The Pats brought
everybody up to the line again. They brought five, but can't reach Dalton.
Dalton hit Green for an easy looking 30.
and 10, 3-wide Strong shotgun. The Pats matched up in a 4-2 Nickel. The
line held a little better. Branch jumped on Hill right in the middle of
the crowd. 2nd and 6, Empty. The Pats crowd the line, desperate to hit
Dalton. But they only sent six. Hightower and Ninkovich dropped out right
before the ball was snapped. Dalton threw quickly to Boyd running next to
the Seam. He was uncovered, but the pass was behind him so he had to stop
and turn back to catch it. That allowed Ninkovich to take him down
and 10, at the 16, The Pats matched up in a 3-3 Nickel. They can't get any
heat. Dalton hit Green right as Harmon arrived with some heat. 1st and
goal from the 2, the Pats matched up in a 3-3, and Dalton ran it in on an
option run. Pats-3. Cincy-7.
came out Empty. Brady threw it behind Edelman. Brady threw it quickly. It
was high and outside, but at least he made a decision. He has to stop
trying to think his way out of this, and just start throwing. The 2nd game
back syndrome is one of the most frustrating feelings in all of sports
(except losing of course).
and 10, the Pats lined up in a 4-Wide strong shotgun. Cincy sent six.
White had to stay in and block. He tried to take out the legs of the
blitzer, but didn't take him down. Brady wanted to throw, but couldn't
make a decision. He was sacked. He has to start throwing and stop
and 18, Pats lined up in 4-Wide Strong shotgun. Brady finally made a
decision on 3rd down. He stepped up into the pocket, and just let the ball
fly. He over threw Hogan. However, Hogan was grabbed illegally by
Fitzpatrick and the refs actually called it.
was a bit of a chintzy penalty. "It's just our tempo and making
positive plays," Hogan said. "Negative plays hurt your options.
Making positive plays and moving the ball forward that's part of starting
fast and putting points on the board." But at least Brady finally
just threw it.
and 10, the Pats lined up in a Twins-Twins Singleback. They ran a Dive to
Blount. An LB filled the hole and Blount had to sidestep behind Bennett.
Blount finally rammed into Burfict for four, and the two-minute warning.
and 6, Pats lined up in a 4-Wide Weak shotgun. Brady had time, and threw
underneath to Edelman dragging across the middle. He turned up field and
into three defenders for the 1st.
and 10, 4-Wide Weak shotgun. Brady had time and threw underneath to White.
He headed through the center of the line, and broke outside. Brady hit him
fast. The Bengals had dropped into a Prevent, and Brady was just happy as
pie to throw underneath it to his playmakers. White made one guy miss.
Then hopped backwards to make Burfict miss. But Burfict dived and took him
down by the foot.
and 3, the Pats lined up in a 4-Wide Weak shotgun. The Bengals' crowded
the line a little, and didn't drop into the Prevent. Brady made a great
decision. And as I said, he dumped it off to White flying out of the
backfield. White ran for a 1st, and then out of bounds to stop the clock.
Brady is struggling, he just has dump it off to White and let him use his
feet. "Yeah, he was great again," Brady said about White.
"He's been such a dependable, consistent player for our team and the
role that he's been has been spectacular. I can't say enough great things
about James as a player, as a person, as a teammate, his work ethic, his
attitude. He went to Wisconsin, that's about the only thing bad about
him." I told you-all White had to be great in this game to help Brady
and 10 at midfield 4-Wide Weak shotgun. Brady had time and hit Hogan
crossing on the 3rd level. He turned up field at the Bengal's 38. He
headed outside and tried to beat the safety to the deep corner. He was
finally forced out of bounds at the 15, by the hustling Shawn Williams.
was a great throw by Brady. "I was just trying to get as many yards
as I could," Hogan said. "I know that defensive pursuit is
always coming so I always try to maintain ball security and hold onto it.
I was looking at the end zone, that's the ultimate goal, but after that we
were able to get a good drive at the end of the first half." Brady
hit him in stride so he didn't have to slow a bit.
and 10 Pats in a 3-Wide Strong shotgun. Brady had time, and never took his
eyes off of White sneaking out of the backfield. White finally looked back
and Brady hit him instantly. He sprinted outside and beat Dansby to the
corner, and turned and ran easily in for the TD.
Cincy-7. "It was good," Edelman said. "It's last-shot
mentality so you go out there and try to get some points and then try to
keep the ball before the half. We were able to go out and get some points,
that's the goal, and it was a good situational play." The Bengals
then ran the clock out of the Half.
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