Upon closer inspection, one can’t help but wonder if the Patriots defense is a little overrated. Against Baltimore and Houston, the Pats allowed 65 points while opponents went a combined 12-for-22 on third and fourth downs – a whopping 55 percent. Kansas City steps up to bat this week - in Foxboro.
After mixing up their personnel packages on a promising opening drive, the Patriots almost completely abandoned their heavy run game after falling behind against the Texans. Here's a breakdown of how they used their offensive personnel throughout the game.