No matter the numbers the New England Patriots defense accumulated during the regular season (31st in the league in yards allowed) Patriots coach Bill Belichick has always been a defensive mastermind. He knows he has a challenge in getting ready for the Giants, who he said are "no one-man band."
"They have a lot of different guys to stop. You can't just say, ‘We're going to stop one thing.' They'll kill you with the other ones. ‘We're going to take away this guy,' but they have too many other guys. We're going to have to play good team defense. Everybody is going to have to do their job - this is no one-man band and we have to deal with all of them," Belichick said Thursday during his meeting with reporters.
"They run the ball, they play-action, they can throw it. When they have to throw it, they can throw it; when they have to run it, they can run it. I think that's the mark of a good offense. Even though you kind of know what they're going to do, they can still go out there and do it."
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