Five Takeaways Analysis

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Five Takeaways From Week Three 1.The New England Patriots Offense Is Nearly Unstoppable Touchdown, Field Goal, Field Goal, Touchdown, Field Goal, Touchdown, Touchdown, Touchdown, Touchdown; Nine Possessions, Nine Drives Resulting In Points. The Patriots are the best offense in the NFL. Through their first three games this season, the Patriots are averaging 39.7 points per game and 446.3 yards per game. Tom Brady is playing better than he ever has; he’s thrown nine touchdowns and has yet to throw an interception. Let’s compare these three games to his first three games in 2007. In 07, through three games Brady had one more touchdown and interception than he does this season, but he had less yards and a lower completion percentage. Not only…show more content…
Ben Roethlisberger’s Injury Could Ruin The Steelers’ Season Yesterday, Roethlisberger left the game against the Rams with a sprained MCL. According to multiple reports, he will be out four to six weeks. These next four to six games for the Steelers will be critical in determining how this season goes. Prior to the injury, the Steelers were by far the second best team in the AFC, but now, there are huge questions surrounding this team. Yes, the best running back in the NFL just returned from suspension. Yes, they have the best receiver in the NFL on their roster. Yes, they have one of the best coaches in the NFL, but with Michael Vick at quarterback, the Steelers’ offense can only do so much. Yesterday, Vick finished with 38 yards on six passing attempts. It was a small sample size, but I do not think Vick will be able to play a level that the Steelers need in order to be an elite team. Just look at their next four games. Home against Baltimore on a short week, at the Chargers in primetime, home against the Cardinals, and than at the Chiefs. All four of those games would have been tough even with Roethlisberger. The easiest game on the schedule might be the Ravens, who are 0-3, but could very easily be 3-0. If the Steelers finish 0-4 in those four games (something I think is very possible) than their entire season could go down the

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