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  1. When sub defense is the new 'base' defense

    Mike Reiss

    One of the areas that was charted throughout the season is the New England Patriots' defensive breakdown between their sub and base packages. This can highlight player value and take us deeper into the X's and O's of each game. In Sunday's win aga...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  2. Defensive groupings: Arrington's value

    Mike Reiss

    One of the areas that will be charted throughout the season is the New England Patriots' defensive breakdown between their sub and base packages. This can highlight player value and take us deeper into the X's and O's of each game. In Sunday's win...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  3. New England Patriots Mailbag -- Patriots have matchup edge over B...

    Mike Reiss

    Must respect the Ravens' mental toughness, but X's & O's go to Pats.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  4. X's and O's: Pats cut scissors route

    Mike Reiss

    For those with an interest in X's and O's, Bill Belichick's weekly breakdown of plays on (after victories) is a worthy time investment. This week's breakdown, from Sunday's 37-31 win over the Bills, covers all three phases of the game: ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  5. Special teams shuffles the deck

    Mike Reiss

    LONDON -- The Patriots' run of injuries has had a trickle-down effect on special teams, which is reflected when looking closer at the players who were part of multiple core units in Sunday's 45-7 win over the Rams. Here is the breakdown, which acc...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  6. Penalty watch: Holding on D dominates

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots were flagged for 10 accepted penalties in Sunday's loss to the Ravens, and had another penalty declined. The 11 total penalties were easily a season-high, even though some of them were questionable. The breakdown of the season (includ...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  7. Patriots bring back LB Koutouvides

    Mike Reiss

    After multiple special teams breakdowns in Sunday's home-opening loss to the Cardinals, the Patriots announced Wednesday that they have re-signed veteran linebacker Niko Koutouvides. The 31-year-old Koutouvides was with the team in training camp a...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  8. What they're saying in Tennessee

    Mike Reiss

    Some links from the Titans' perspective on Sunday's season-opener: 1. Defenders notice protection breakdowns. The Titans hope to pressure quarterback Tom Brady and have seen a few breakdowns from New England up front. "Just by watching a little fi...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  9. Xs & Os: Welker's TD in focus

    Mike Reiss

    For those with an interest in the Xs and Os aspect of football, the weekly "Belichick Breakdown" feature on is unique, with Belichick dissecting some of the key plays of the game. From Sunday's win over the Raiders, Belichick chooses Wes...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  10. Bruschi's Breakdown on Pats-Bills

    Mike Reiss

    Every week leading up to a game, Tedy Bruschi and Mike Reiss preview the action in "Bruschi's Breakdown." This week's piece is now posted and Bruschi envisions a lot of points on the scoreboard when the Patriots visit the Bills on Sunday. "You ha...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  11. Patriots stayed home at base

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots stayed in their base defense for the majority of last Sunday's 28-18 win over the Vikings, keeping heavier personnel on the field even when the Vikings brought a third receiver into the game. Here is the complete-game breakdown (inclu...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  12. Slater picks up 2 more on teams

    Mike Reiss

    Receiver Matthew Slater was credited with two special teams tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in Sunday's win over the Bills, as he maintained his spot atop the special teams tackle chart. The season breakdown: WR Matthew Slater -- 6 (3 solo, 3 assi...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  13. Sub defense needs some work

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots spent the majority of Sunday's win over the Bills in sub packages, with extra defensive backs on the field. A look at the breakdown: Sub: 38 of 56 Base: 18 of 56 Short-yardage: 0 of 56 This was a similar breakdown to the seaso...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  14. Bruschi's Breakdown is in

    Mike Reiss

    Every Thursday on, former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi breaks down the team's upcoming game. This week's "Bruschi's Breakdown" is now posted and Bruschi anticipates backup quarterback Brian Hoyer seeing plenty of action Sunday. ...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  15. Mankins' 8 penalties a team high

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots had six accepted penalties Sunday against the Bills, upping their season total to 75. This week's opponent, the Jaguars, has been called for 66 accepted penalties, which is an NFL low. The Patriots' breakdown from Sunday: Logan Man...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  16. New broadcast team coming to town

    Mike Reiss

    When the Patriots host the Jaguars on Sunday, the CBS tandem of Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) and Solomon Wilcots (analysis) will call the action. This season's broadcast breakdown: Patriots-Bills (ESPN): Mike Tirico/Ron Jaworski/Jon Gruden Pat...

    Blog | December 22, 2009