Jerod Mayo talks with Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry about the Patriots AFC Championship matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
(2:00) Jerod Mayo gives his X’s and O’s breakdown of the Jaguars defensive schemes and traits.
(5:00) Jerod gives his opinion on how the Patriots offense should attack the Jaguars defense.
(8:30) Could Gronkowski be the key to the Patriots offense? What would be the best way to use him?
(15:00) Does the Jaguars defense have a weakness against vertical routes?
(17:00) Jerod Mayo explains why James White could be a key once again for the Patriots.
(21:00) Will Jaguars change their defensive scheme after allowing 42 to the Steeler?
(23:00) Will much will the Jaguars having the ‘nothing to lose’ mindset impact the game?
Dysfunction? Palace intrigue? Take it from someone who's been there, the Patriots are just focused on their playoff game with the Titans, Jerod Mayo tells Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry.
Plus, Mayo has a hilarious idea of how New Englanders would react if Tom Brady ever got traded. Listen here:
What happened in Miami? Jerod Mayo, Tom E. Curran and Phil perry break it down in a brand new Quick Slants Podcast, presented by Papa Gino's.
(1:05) Patriots have trouble running the ball with a limited attack. The battle between the Patriots offensive line vs. the Dolphins defensive line. (5:40) Tom Brady not wanting to plant his feet, having some trepidation against the Dolphins defense. Patriots offensive line looking somewhat confused with Dolphins pressures. (10:30) Kyle Van Noy and Trey Flowers not able to play. How much does that impact the defense? Are there too many injuries on the defensive side to overcome? (14:30) Could Bill Belichick have held out some injured players so they would be healthier for the Steelers game this week? (17:30) Breaking down the type of defense the Dolphins were playing, taking away the short passes of the Patriots. (19:40) Brandin Cooks and other receivers not getting separation from Miami’s cornerbacks. (23:50) How much is Tom Brady hurt and is it affecting his throws? (26:40) Josh McDaniels gameplan, the Patriots final series and play calling at the 1 yard line. How this Dolphins loss was reminiscent of the end of the 2015 season. (30:00) Malcolm Butler's now deleted retweet of Pro Football Focus stat about Jay Cutler throwing against the blitz (32:20) What Jerod Mayo thought of Duron Harmon’s speech on the sideline to the Patriots defense. Mayo shares a story about Junior Seau and his attitude towards giving up a big plays.