Meet the New Boss. Same as the Old Boss.
- Dec 22, 2005
- Reaction score
- Worcester, MA
They didn't get separation because the Patriots had the training wheels on until the 3rd quarter. Then suddenly they go 5-wide, and suddenly the tight ends are open on every play. Kendrick Bourne's suddenly open.The Pats WRs could not get open. Time and again Big Mac made a perfect pass, but it was knocked away because the WR could not get separation. It did contribute to the loss.
I don't think it was as much 'receivers not getting separation' as 'the Patriots were running 1 and 2 man routes'.