"In that offense, what they do best - with Tom Brady [stats] - is the possession passing game. It works best with air in the defense, and by that I mean having space to work," Dilfer said. "Randy Moss creates that space. And that’s not arguable. That’s not up for discussion.
"All of these concepts they use, the protections they use, the formations they use, complement doing what they want to do, but ultimately, it’s because (No.) 81; you devote a certain amount of body presence and cushion to him and that allows (room for) the other four guys they use in routes, it creates space for them to work."
"They’re coming more forward at you, they’re not retreating," Dilfer said. "So after three or five steps of that quarterback’s drop, there’s less space to work, because they’re working toward the line of scrimmage, or staying where they’re at, instead of moving backward."
Just when I was starting to talk myself into this offense post-Randy.....