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Tom Brady had all the time in the world to make his throws against the Bills.
The Patriots started the day by marching down the field on the Bills and scoring a touchdown. After that, Dave Wannestedt appeared to make excellent adjustments, as Brady was off for the rest of the first half and the Bills had a 21-7 lead early in the third quarter.
Then, the wheels not only fell off of the Bills defense, but the entire car imploded. The Patriots scored 45 second-half points, 35 points unanswered at one point.
Wannestedt needs to shoulder the blame for applying no pressure on Tom Brady. He needs to be held responsible for giving up 247 yards on the ground.
Most of all, Wannestedt needs to make adjustments for a full four-quarter game. The Bills seldom sent extra rushers and did an awful job of making Tom Brady feel uncomfortable in the pocket.
The good news for the Bills is that their next three games are against the definition of below-average (Kolb and Matt Hasselbeck) to average (Alex Smith) quarterbacks.
The Bills need to find a way to be 2-1 after their next three games to continue to keep pace with other AFC teams in hopes of making the playoffs, and Wannestedt's defenses will play a large part in their success or failures.