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Thursday, August 19, 2010
Breaking down the Pats' pass rush

By Mike Rodak

ATLANTA -- With top pass rushers Tully Banta-Cain and Jermaine Cunningham not traveling to the second preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons, the Patriots’ pass rush continues to be a focal point. Here is a breakdown of the team’s pass rush tendencies throughout Thursday night's game, based on passing plays and draws:

7-man rush: 1 time*

6-man rush: 2 times*

5-man rush: 16 times

4-man rush: 19 times*

3-man rush: 1 time*

*unchanged from first preseason game against New Orleans.