Fresh off a Week 7 defeated at the hands of the Patriots, Steelers safety Mike Mitchell looked back on what makes New England’s offense so tough to stop.
Mitchell appeared on CBS Sports on Sunday to explained why the Patriots had their way with the Steelers last week.
“There’s a big difference in preparing for the Patriots and then there’s a big difference in between preparing for Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. Having both of those piece out there, they are a completely different football team,” Mitchell explained on CBS. “With Brady in it’s the full offense, it’s the full flow.”
New England’s offense has been on a rampage since Brady’s return from a four-game suspension. The quarterback has a league-leading 132.6 passer rating.
With Belichick being the best coach in the NFL and Brady being the best QB in the league, the Patriots still remain a force to be reckoned with in the league.
“As a safety, who is in charge of personnel and down and distance, it’s a lot to remember and it can overwhelm you sometimes because of the pace in which they do it. So as a defender you really have to be on your p’s and q’s (and) your coaches have to be on their p’s and q’s.”
Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills are the team on their p’s and q’s today.