FOXBOROUGH — Through the first five games of the season, the New Orleans Saints offense has been averaging a league-high 34:37 in time of possession.
So, Tom Brady was asked Wednesday, can long drives for the Patriots offense — which would keep the ball out of Drew Brees’s hands — help New England?
“I think we’ll try to put together any drive at this point to score points,” Brady said. “Long, short, it doesn’t matter — we’ve got to score touchdowns.”
Brady is understandably frustrated with the state of his offense these days, as the Patriots scored just 6 points against the Bengals last Sunday, the first time in more than four years they’ve failed to score a touchdown. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.