What makes them so good offensively? For example, in Super Bowl 49 they dominated even though they barely won against the number 1 defense. Every year they put up a bunch of points in many games. Why are they generally hard to stop? Thanks
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One of the best people to ask this is @WhiteSteve.0
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Overall, it's just the most well run organization in the league. It starts obviously with the killer combination of arguably the greatest coach-QB pairing in the history of the game, who are both individually in the conversation for GOAT in both of their roles.
What amazes me most about the Pats is the way they work a roster. Belichick has a system in place where he puts players in a position to succeed, and not in a position to fail. He'll bring in a guy who may only do one thing really well, but is a liability in other areas, and he'll use that player only in specific situations suited to his skillset, and capitalize. But that also gets you a low-cost player, as his all-around game is underwhelming. Bill brought in a ton of former top 15 draft picks who have been busts up until now on low-money "show me" contracts. Time will tell if they hit or miss, but either way, it's a low risk/high reward situation. Plus they aren't afraid to let good players walk at free agency, as they've been grooming their replacements who are still on rookie contracts. And they never break the bank for the big money free agents. How's Ndamukong Suh's value looking in Miami so far? Value and versatility, that's what Belichick looks for.
And they manipulate a draft better than anyone. They almost always trade down out of the first round. When they trade up, they hit (Dont'a Hightower, Chandler Jones). And Bill knows how excited other teams get about draft prospects, and also knows he can use his picks as bargaining chips to get teams to overpay in their overzealous state, and get back more picks or veterans who are known quantities, as opposed to a hit or miss prospect. They miss on picks like anyone else, but they have a knack of finding players who can do those one or two things well and fill a role. They also avoid knuckleheads for the most part and get guys who are serious about football. And we all know how they found the best 6th round pick of all time, haha. But the overall result is a top-to-bottom roster that has depth and skill sets tailored to the team's schemes.
After that, the X's and O's are relatively simple. They run a quick hitting offense predicated on getting rid of the ball quickly, they don't throw too many deep balls compared to other teams. Brady's deep ball is iffy anyway, but he's lights out accurate on short and medium routes. And he protects the ball better than anyone I can think of, he almost never turns the ball over, which is priority #1.3
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