Every day after the Patriots play a game, ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi holds a chat to dissect the performance. Today's chat kicked off at noon, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:
1. Shaky officiating and how it can affect players.
2. Props for the offensive line and its protection of Tom Brady.
3. Josh McDaniels and his play-calling.
4. Credit to Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees for a few key calls late in the game.
5. Outside-the-numbers production for Joe Flacco hurts the Patriots.
6. Brandon Lloyd and Wes Welker are two big positives.
7. Cornerback Devin McCourty and his early-season performance.
8. Explaining why Danny Woodhead was utilized more than Stevan Ridley at running back.