Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were chasing another ring and history, this time in Atlanta against the formidable LA Rams. But this time wasn't like all the others--or any other Super Bowl that's been played in NFL history. The Pats defense rose up in hisotric fashion, besting the high flying Rams and holding them to a historically low scoring total under their average, frustrating a group that had scored at will throughout the season.
How did Bill Belichick and his defensive staff, including departing playcaller Brian Flores, accomplish such a monumental task? And how did Julian Edelman and Rob Gronkowski continue their march through the post-season? And how did the Pats running game keep clicking at such productive levels in this so-called passing league?
Huge show as we wrap up the 2018 NFL season. Let's dive in...