Re: Brady and Welker
posted at 2/6/2012 8:00 AM EST
In Response to Brady and Welker
[QUOTE] Very tough loss for the Patriots yesterday. I can certainly understand the frustration of coming so close, only to see it slip away, but I was kind of surprised at some of the comments made about Tom Brady & Wes Welker. They may not of had their best game yesterday, but to throw them under the bus, like some did on the Game Thread last night, isn't very classy. These are two of the toughest competitors to ever play the game. Remember, they aren't robots, so they will never be perfect. I thought the Pat's defense played pretty good last night. Manning almost had to be perfect on many of his throws because the Patriot defense had pretty good coverage at times. But it was Tom Brady and the offense that got the Patriots back in the Super Bowl. . The injury to Gronkowski was huge. I know no one likes to make excuses, but he's such a big part of their offense and unquestionably one of the best players in the game. As for Welker, he has made so many unbelieveable catches over the past few years that many have come to expect perfection out of him, the same with Tom Brady. No one in the league gets more out of his ability than Wes Welker. Personally I thought the pass was a little off which but he almost came up with another great catch anyway, just my opinion though. I didn't really get to see it in slow motion, I'm just giving my opinion on what I seen in 'live action'. As for Tom Brady, I just hope people don't base their opinion on him solely on these two close SB losses to the Giants. I'll also be willing to bet that Tom Brady never blames Welker for the incompletion, as well as Welker won't blame anyone else for not coming up with that catch. Tough loss, but the Patriots still had a remarkable season.
Posted by Steelcurtain75[/QUOTE]
Thanks for the good post.
I think it's just that Pats fans have seen Brady and Welker connect on passes like that so often, we've come to expect them to always make the play.
It killed a drive that the Pats really needed to keep going.
It would've given the Pats at least three more points, if they'd kept it up, and would've taken significant time offf the clock.
But, them's the breaks...
Man, I hate losing to NY teams...