Pees on why the Pats didn't blitz much

Defensive coordinator answers questions about pass rush vs. Jets

Updated: September 22, 2009, 5:10 PM ET
By Mike Reiss

While Tom Brady was under constant siege from a steady diet of blitzes from the Jets on Sunday, the Patriots took a different approach when it came to defending rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez.

Relying on more of a coverage-based style, they only blitzed three times.

The breakdown looked like this:

Three-man rush -- 2 Four-man rush -- 17 Five-man rush -- 2 Six-man rush -- 1

Two quick passes to Chansi Stuckey were not accounted for in the breakdown because the ball was out ...

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