Re: Pats tied for 1st in takeaways
posted at 10/23/2012 5:03 PM EDT
In response to redsoxfan94's comment:
In response to TheTinMan's comment:
In response to AZPAT's comment:
Now, draw the dotted line from this statistic to a 4-3 record.... PLEASE!!!!
With these numbers, it seem that the OFFENSE is the culprit, right? After all, the offense can't generate POSITIVE turnovers, right?
What exactly is this statistic telling us? Or, is it a Manning-esque number to just kick around? Doesn't mean jack to me if it doesn't translate into something positive in teh win/loss column.
one-third of the take-aways came in one game. half came from only two games.
Possible conclusions, among others:
1. D is doing a good job, and the offense is failing to capitalize. Because only a couple games generated half the take-aways, I don't buy this one.
2. The only way the D can actually stop anyone is by getting a turnover. Something to think about.
this may be true, but if they are among the league leaders in takeaways, at least they are doing something right....people also dont want to realize that the pats were without BOTH of their starting safeties this week, that changes alot from a scheme standpoint....i think the defense needs to be much improved, but noone thought they would improve come playoff time last year and then all of a sudden the pats defense turned into the strength of the team.
Sorry, no matter who lines up at safety, the Pats are continually getting gashed on long passes. Have given up more long plays so far this year than ALL of last seasn.
Not a good thing.