Strategic indicators will tell tale
After a week of breaking down film, talking to coaches and analyzing tendencies, our scouts look deeper into those schemes and offer up several key strategic points that could determine the outcome.
Can the Patriots counter Philadelphia's overload blitz?
For that reason, look for Philadelphia to lean on its overload blitz, bringing pressure with some combination of a linebacker, safety and corner from the defensive left side. The linebacker on the right side will drop quickly into the hot zone on Brady's backside to take away the quick throw away from the pressure.
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