Pats' old reliables go up in smoke

Belichick and Brady get outfoxed by Ryan's defense in Jets' stunning upset

Updated: January 19, 2011, 11:27 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There are two things we've come to expect when the New England Patriots stride onto the football field: a superb game plan and a cerebral quarterback who maximizes his weapons.

Yet something went terribly awry in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs Sunday afternoon. The superb game plan was submitted by the blustery New York Jets coach, Rex Ryan, who backed his bravado with a brilliant package of defensive schemes that left both Bill Belichick and Tom ...

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