The New England Patriots were once 2-5 but now sit at 6-6 with a real opportunity to grab a wild card berth in the AFC if they can win their final four games. That mission begins with hosting the 8-4 Los Angeles Rams this Thursday night. The Rams likely have a better defense than any that the Patriots have faced this season, but part of LA’s strength on that side of the ball plays directly into New England’s weaknesses on offense.
What is the point of having Jalen Ramsey if the other team doesn’t have any wide receivers worth covering?
To learn more about the current state of the Patriots, I had a podcast chat with Bernd Buchmasser of Pats Pulpit dot com and among other things, we discussed Cam Newton, who New England’s most underrated player on defense is, if he’d rather have J.C. Jackson or Stephon Gilmore for the next three years, and what exactly are the strengths of the Patriots offense?
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