AFC Super Bowl Scout's Take
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People keep talking about the Patriots showing vulnerability, but vulnerability is kind of relative. They're still undefeated. They've still found a way to win every game they've played. They're still that 18-0 team that has gotten it done every time.
But as the season has worn on and the playoffs have unfolded, teams have found a way to capitalize on certain things against New England. It's just that we haven't seen one team put it all together on the same day against the Patriots. San Diego moved the ball pretty well all day, but had to settle for field goals. The Giants are going to give them a competitive game, and the Patriots aren't unbeatable. But it's a tall task. New York basically has to play a flawless game.
Something just tells me that
I'm interested to see if New England can run the football enough to keep Giants defensive ends
New England could also go with a one-back approach, and pop New York for some draws with
Defensively, I would think the Patriots will put
New England knows it's going to have to prepare for plenty of
You can't possibly bet against the Patriots when it comes to a one-game situation. Nobody is better when it's a one-game deal. That goes for their coach, their quarterback and their defense. In the end, no matter how close a game it is, they've been there more often and they'll be more focused on doing whatever it takes to win. They're the one team in the league that always seems to find the answer, no matter what the question is.