Quote Originally Posted by pbatrucker View Post
Both sides to this argument have good points. We all agree the OL stinks.
Cassell was sacked twice as much in 2008 than Brady in 2007, but then again I believe Brady is being sacked more this year than in 2007.
I agree Cassell holds the ball too long. But if he could trust the WR to run the correct routes and be were they should be, maybe he would have the confidence to relaease the ball earlier.
All I'm saying is it's a combined effort, OL, QB, WR and coaching.
Just to clarify...
The New England Patriots rank third in fewest sacks allowed, so far, this season.

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They ranked 5th in 2007. (With Tom Brady)

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And they ranked 28th in 2008 (with mostly Matt Casell)

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