San Diego Chargers
How the Patriots can beat them: Pass, pass, pass. With 4,139 passing yards against them, at an average of 7.1 yards per attempt, the Chargers are among the four worst pass defenses in football this year. If Tom Brady wants to pick on a Chargers cornerback, he should be looking for Shareece Wright and Richard Marshall.
How they can beat the Patriots: Pass, pass, pass! Quarterback Philip Rivers is enjoying one of the best statistical seasons of his career this year, with a 69.5 completion percentage and a 105.5 passer rating. The Chargers should also look to get Danny Woodhead in some favorable matchups against Patriots linebackers.