NBC Sports Boston Insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry talk about the New England Patriots and the NFL.
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3:10 - Patriots were able to beat up on the Chargers. The defense blitzed Philip Rivers and got him off his spot.
4:20 - Both Tom Brady and Philip Rivers are pocket passers. Why were the Patriots able to get pressure but Chargers weren’t?
5:30 - Patriots won’t be able to play the same way against the Chiefs.
7:00 - Why didn’t the Chargers change up their scheme after having trouble stopping Tom Brady and the offense?
8:15 - Patriots offensive line was tremendous against the Chargers. Dante Scarnecchia is one of the best offensive line coaches in the NFL.
12:20 - Patriots will change up their scheme against the Chiefs and will have something different from when they met last in Week 6.
16:35 - How will the Patriots be able to slow down Tyreek Hill? Chiefs have so many weapons. Patriots need to use the running game to keep Kansas City off the field.
19:35 - Patriots had a lot of success stopping the run against the Chargers.
21:35 - Jerod Mayo explains why the grass at Arrowhead Stadium can be a problem for the Patriots defense.
23:45 - Breaking down Andy Reid’s offenses and how he likes to script out the start of games.
25:50 - How tough will it be for Tom Brady to communicate to the offense before the snap in Arrowhead?
30:30 - Philip Rivers composure against the Patriots and how it affected the Chargers performance.
31:40 - How much does experience impact performances in the AFC Championship game?