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Old 11-15-2018, 05:38 PM
 
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I had a different theory that I posted on the pick ‘Em thread maybe they threw Vrabel a bone and threw the game for him. I know for homefield against the Chiefs and Steelers it maybe a big deal, but I don’t think Bill or Brady really fear going to either of those 2 places. And it’s not like they need many wins to beat out Moe, Larry & Curly, the other 3 stooges in the division. No way they should have lost by that much.
Most ridiculous comment I have ever read regarding the Pats....

You don't know this team or coach if you think that is even remotely possible...
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Old 11-16-2018, 11:43 AM
 
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I had a different theory that I posted on the pick ‘Em thread maybe they threw Vrabel a bone and threw the game for him. I know for homefield against the Chiefs and Steelers it maybe a big deal, but I don’t think Bill or Brady really fear going to either of those 2 places. And it’s not like they need many wins to beat out Moe, Larry & Curly, the other 3 stooges in the division. No way they should have lost by that much.
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Most ridiculous comment I have ever read regarding the Pats....

You don't know this team or coach if you think that is even remotely possible...
I too agree that such a comment/theory makes no sense whatsoever. They lost because they were thoroughly outplayed on the field and outcoached. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Old 11-16-2018, 03:12 PM
 
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I will never write off the Patriots until that book has already been written but there do seem to be some signs for concern. Brady has been average this year. Almost exactly so as his QB rating of 94.7 is 16th best in the NFL this year. 10 or even 5 years ago that rating would surely put him in the top 10 of QBs but not in today's NFL.

The Patriots beat the Bills a couple weeks ago and covered a 14 point spread in doing so. But it didn't feel like the usual dismantling of the Bills like years past. Instead most were left with the feeling that had the Bills had even just an average QB they could have taken that game.

The Patriots losing games and even losing games big in September is normal. But I can't remember the last time they lost a game by more than two TDs in the month of November or later.
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Old 11-18-2018, 03:07 PM
 
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I will never write off the Patriots until that book has already been written but there do seem to be some signs for concern. Brady has been average this year. Almost exactly so as his QB rating of 94.7 is 16th best in the NFL this year. 10 or even 5 years ago that rating would surely put him in the top 10 of QBs but not in today's NFL.

The Patriots beat the Bills a couple weeks ago and covered a 14 point spread in doing so. But it didn't feel like the usual dismantling of the Bills like years past. Instead most were left with the feeling that had the Bills had even just an average QB they could have taken that game.

The Patriots losing games and even losing games big in September is normal. But I can't remember the last time they lost a game by more than two TDs in the month of November or later.
The Pats haven't been dominant whatsoever this season and Brady has been very "average" in large part because his weapons have been very "average' to "below average"

But lets not get crazy here...

MOST thought the Bill could have taken that game?????

You mean MOST HOMER BILLS FANS thought that.....

Get real your team scored 6 points.....6.....and the strongest part of your team gave up 25 points and lost AT HOME

Your QB's tossed for a respectable 300 yards even if they didn't throw for any TD's...a very average QB output...

With the complete lack of weapons your team had you could have Aaron Rodgers at QB and you would STILL have lost that game....in fact Aaron Rodgers, also with very average weapons did in fact lose to this same Pats team....spare the QB excuse

Your team isn't very good and it will take more than "average" QB play to turn around that dumpster fire

MOST thought they could have taken that game.....OK.....whatever......
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Old 11-18-2018, 03:19 PM
 
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I stand corrected the Bills only have the league’s #1 defense going into week 11.
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Old 11-18-2018, 03:22 PM
 
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Also tossing 300 yards in 2018 is hardly an accomplishment.
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Old 11-18-2018, 03:29 PM
 
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I stand corrected the Bills only have the league’s #1 defense going into week 11.
Exactly.....

And they gave up 25 points AT HOME to a team that is still struggling with consistency this season..

And despite giving up 25 points at home you somehow think that simply adding an "average QB" would have changed the outcome....

The BEST unit on your team failed to hold up its end.....

Maybe if the "number 1 defense" in the league could have played as well as the Pats defense that day an average QB would have made a difference...
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Old 11-18-2018, 03:30 PM
 
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Also tossing 300 yards in 2018 is hardly an accomplishment.
But it is certainly "average" and apparently that's all your team needed to "take that game"
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Old 11-18-2018, 03:33 PM
 
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I stand corrected the Bills only have the league’s #1 defense going into week 11.
And the 31st ranked offense....hence "dumpster fire"....hence needs more than a QB to fix.....
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Old 11-18-2018, 03:35 PM
 
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Get real your team scored 6 points.....6.....and the strongest part of your team gave up 25 points and lost AT HOME
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Now I see the problem here. You didn’t even watch the game but feel the need to comment based on what you see in a box score. The above quote has an obvious error but I will let you figure it out.
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