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The New England Patriots Bend but Don’t Break Defense: Myth or Reality?

This millennium, the New England Patriots’ defense has consistently ranked better by points allowed than it has by yards allowed. For many of those seasons, the difference in its rankings has been notably large. Such disparities have led announcers, fans, and analysts alike to conclude that the Patriots employ a “bend but don’t break”-style defense…

ITP Presents: Football’s Finest Writing & Tweeting, January 25, 2016

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. Football’s finest writing collects some of our favorite pieces from friends and colleagues last week and shares them with you. Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Brady And Patriots’ Offense Are Built To Adapt Greg Bedard visited ex-New England offensive coordinator Charlie Weis and explores the multiple responsibilities each receiver has on every snap.…