#BUFvsNE: Belichick’s Chess Match

Just a quick note on this Bills/Patriots game we’re watching right now off of something Jon Gruden said.

He mentioned that the Patriots had been changing personnel, frequently moving from three tight ends to three receivers and back again. As I think Gruden pointed out, eventually Belichick will catch you with the wrong personnel and take advantage of it.

Off of that I realized that when he does get that wrong combination for the defense against his personnel on the offense, then he can capitalize on that and then exploit it all the way down the field if they stay in the personnel and stay in no huddle so that the defense doesn’t have time to substitute.

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