Patriots Offense Disappears, Brady Loses TD Pass Streak In Loss To Bengals

October 7, 2013 1:00 PM
Patriots Offense Disappears, Brady Loses TD Pass Streak In Loss To Bengals
By Gregory Hunt

" There’s no sugar-coating this one. In a 13-6 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium Sunday, the New England Patriots put on the most pathetic offensive performance of the Belichick/Brady era. Even so, the Patriots still had a couple of scoring chances to salvage the game in the fourth quarter, but Tom Brady’s touchdown pass streak was eventually snapped at 52 games, two games short of the NFL record recently set by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Coincidentally, the 5-0 Saints are coming to Gillette Stadium next Sunday, so the Patriots will have their work cut out for them in Week Six.

Terence Newman #23 of the Cincinnati Bengals tackles Brandon Bolden #38 of the New England Patriots (Credit, John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Offense Grade: F

New England finished with only 248 yards of total offense, and Brady completed only 18-of-38 passes (47.3 %) for 197 yards, no touchdowns and one interception. He also looked uncharacteristically erratic with some of his throws, especially in the fourth quarter when a heavy rain began to fall. Brady appears to be losing confidence in his receivers and that doesn’t bode well for the rest of the season "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Monday, October 07, 2013 by Grantland (blog)

About Last Weekend: The Buccos Are Back

because of the Huskies' offense, Shaw furrowed his brow and said, "I know Since his statement, no active receivers from the Patriots' roster 

Read more
Friday, September 20, 2013 by ESPN (blog)

Positional groupings: Disappearing TE

Positional groupings: Disappearing TE charted on a weekly basis is the positional groupings utilized by the New England Patriots' offense, 

Read more
Saturday, October 05, 2013 by NFL

NY Jets claim Zach Sudfeld off waivers from Patriots

He was expected to play a big role in the Patriots' offense, but he disappeared when the season started. New England gave him just eight 

Read more
Sunday, October 06, 2013 by NBCSports

Josh Freeman could pick a new team this weekend

Cool ? so the Patriots get to face him again? he does best, get overhyped- show up for 1 game, disappear for a few, then come back again. . last year, and the Bucs had a top 10 offense to go with a 29th ranked defense.

Read more