FanPost

tommy of the week


tommyoftheweek.com

WEEK FIFTEEN @ MIAMI DOLPHINS L 24-20

well kids,

the patriots lost to miami, and i didn’t cry at all. we’ve had this loss coming for about four weeks, and while the boys did squander a chance for the one seed, i’m hoping this was one of those meaningful losses that wake up the team as we head into the post season.

in the first batch of games tom brady played without rob gronkowski, he was luck to hit 200 yards a game, so it was a good sign that he had 364 yards in this first game after rob’s injury. sadly, that’s where the good news ended – since it took 55 tries and only 34 completions to get there. i know it’ll be an adjustment going back to playing without gronk, but honestly, this game came down exactly like the last four before it did – all of which gronk played. our fearless quarterback was scrapping to pull off another last minute miracle, and even tommy can’t do that every week...though he does look a little surprised about it.

i’m loathe to give the tommy of the week to anyone – offense or defense – when we lose to the freaking dolphins, so i split the difference and i’m giving it to special teams. one of the highlights of this game actually had nothing to do with our patriots. the field goal holder wasn’t ready for the snap, and it bounced right off his face in the most hilarious play ever. lucky, hate ebner wasn’t laughing and had the wits to jump on the ball for a patriots recovery. that’s what we call a heads up play, nate!

we play the ravens tomorrow night, and with their playoff hopes on the line, it should be even more of a battle than normal. let’s hope our boys actually did learn something from this miami and don’t bring it down to the wire....or don’t waste any energy and just hope they win!

have a great saturday night, and go pats!

love dav

The views expressed in these FanPosts are not necessarily those of the writers or SBNation.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Pats Pulpit

You must be a member of Pats Pulpit to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Pats Pulpit. You should read them.

Join Pats Pulpit

You must be a member of Pats Pulpit to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Pats Pulpit. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker