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Postby linchao » 25 Sep 2019, 04:04

Another Super Bowl ends with the Patriots hoisting the Lombardi. No matter the underdog narrative that Boston is so desperately trying to sell , the world knows better. They are the gold standard and Bill Belichick did what he always does to a relatively inexperienced opponent, he shut them down. That’s the prevailing takeaway we should be talking about is that defense won the championship in a year when offenses were scoring more points than ever. The Patriots proved that it’s often the teams that find balance that end up champions. The Rams ran into a Patriots squad that was seventh in team defense. Coincidentally, New England also had the fourth-best offense and the Rams countered that with the 20th ranked defense. The L.A. Rams have arguably the best defensive player in the league in Aaron Donald. They also have Ndamukong Suh and Michael Brockers, all of which played their tails off but none of it mattered. This league will always come down to the team that is balanced offensively and defensively. The Patriots scored one touchdown and that was all they needed. On their scoring drive the Rams defense couldn’t get off the field. Football is simple, it really doesn’t change all that much from year to year. We live in a world where hot takes and snap judgments are the norm, nobody is married to their opinions as they change with results of next week. Remember the Monday Night Football game where the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 54-51 right before Thanksgiving? Remember the lines drawn between those who thought it was the best game they ever saw versus those that thought the lack of defense was embarrassing to the league?High-scoring affairs are exciting to watch but so are games where every inch seems like a struggle. As great as that Monday night game was Randy White Jersey , the next week’s Thursday Night Football game where the Cowboys beat the Saints 13-10 was the highest-rated TNF game ever. So, what did we learn from the Patriots 13-3 Super Bowl win over the Rams?For starters, championships are still decided by who you can trust to get a necessary stop. All year long, we’ve seen so much swooning over 33-year-old coach Sean McVay, his innovative play-calling, and how he was leading the charge towards the future of the NFL. All that innovation on offense Chuck Howley Color Rush Jersey , with second-highest scoring squad in the league, and we saw a total of three points from the Rams?! What about Jared Goff and Todd Gurley? What about Robert Woods, Brandin Cooks, CJ Anderson? Tyler Higbee, anyone? The Rams offense was held to 260 total yards and three points? The Patriots played man defense most of the year but decided to change it up in this game to feature more zone as they believed it would work against Goff. It worked beautifully and on offense, New England ran the football , made mismatches with Rob Gronkowski, and ate the Rams alive in the slot. It didn’t matter how much L.A. spent in free agency, how they constructed one of the most talented rosters in football, New England attacked their weaknesses to perfection.The Chiefs and Rams were two of the most exciting offenses we’ve seen but both teams struggled defensively, both teams were eliminated in the postseason by the most balanced team in football. Those hoping for an offensive revolution were mistaken because that’s not the future after all. Turns out, defense still matters in the NFL despite the rules making it more impossible to master each year. There may be some really great offensive minds out there dialing up the creativity and hitting big plays but the league always catches up.Maybe all the things that Jason Garrett preaches about balance isn’t something we should roll our eyes about each time he utters it. The Cowboys have an up and coming defense. Build on that by finding more balance on offense and maybe this Cowboys team will be contending for a title. Some may be disappointed by such a low-scoring Super Bowl Tony Romo Jersey , it certainly took a dip in the ratings, but that’s football. The Patriots have dominated for almost two decades in a league that doesn’t want repeats because they often find a way to be balanced. It’s not about which team has the next big thing on offense or who has the most talent on defense. It’s about building a team that can adapt to different situations and collectively has the balance to beat any opponent. That’s the mark of a championship team, that’s the lesson learned for every team that was watching from home. The Saints have won 10 games in a row. Only one of their past eight victories even has finished within one score. They are averaging 416.6 yards and 37.2 points per game.The Cowboys insist they are not shaking in their cleats.“We have all the confidence in ourselves,” Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said Monday. “We’re not going out there and getting awed by another team. They put on their pants the same way we do. They’ve won 10. I guess we’ve won three [in a row]. We’re going to take it one game at a time. That’s all that matters.”Questions to offensive coordinator Scott Linehan and Prescott on Monday centered around whether the Cowboys have to do more on offense Thursday night. Both said they just have to do what they do and trust in their defense to get some stops.“I think we鈥檝e got to go out there, and we鈥檝e got to be aggressive and play to win every week regardless whether we鈥檙e playing them or anybody else,” Linehan said. “When you鈥檙e playing these kind of games Jamize Olawale Color Rush Jersey , you can鈥檛 be scoreboard watching. You鈥檝e just got to keep playing. Keep your head down and grind through it and know we鈥檝e got to have a great game on offense to beat their defense. Don鈥檛 get into mode of what the other side鈥檚 doing. Our guys will play great over there. We鈥檝e got to do our job on offense.”The Cowboys have averaged 379 yards and 26.7 points during their three-game winning streak.“We鈥檝e just got to go score,” Prescott said. “We鈥檝e got to do what we do on offense. Obviously we have a lot of trust and faith in our defense so it鈥檚 not how we鈥檝e got to go in there to do this to stop their offense. We鈥檝e just got to simply play our game. We trust in our defense, our scheme and everything that we have. So if we go in there and handle our business we feel good about it.”
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