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,” Patriots coach Bill Belichick said, via Kevin McNamara of the . “There is not one guy who can stop the Rams. They have too many good players, too many explosive guys. We played the run competitively, and I felt we rushed the passer competitively. I thought we covered competitively. For the most part, we kept the ball in front of us and forced them to execute a solid number of plays to move the ball.”This marked the 46th time in 53 Super Bowls that a team that finished in the top 10 in scoring defense won the Lombardi Trophy Joejuan Williams Buffalo Bills Jersey
, according to Rick Gosselin of the Talk of Fame Network.The Rams’ loss now means none of the 11 highest-scoring teams in NFL history won a championship, per Gosselin.“They were doing such a great job of mixing it up on us defensively,” Rams quarterback Jared Goff said, via Kevin Duffy of the . “We were moving the ball there at times in the game, and [we needed] just one play Color Rush Joejuan Williams Jersey
, just one play. We couldn’t get one play, and they did.” The New England Patriots know the importance of depth: the team had a total of 12 players listed on its final practice report yesterday, with 12 more currently on an injury-related reserve list (although one, rookie cornerback Duke Dawson, has already been designated to return). It is therefore no surprise to see the team regularly bring in free agents for workouts. According to ESPN Boston’s Mike Reiss Youth Joejuan Williams Jersey
, the team recently hosted three players.TE Ben KoyackBen Koyack entered the NFL as a seventh-round draft pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2015. After spending his entire rookie campaign on the team’s practice squad, he was able to make the Jaguars’ 53-man roster the following year as a depth tight end and special teamer. Over the next two seasons, the 6’5, 260 lbs tight end appeared in 33 games for the team, registering 26 receptions for 219 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Koyack was placed on injured reserve in early September and waived off the list shortly afterwards.DB Dexter McCoilAfter going undrafted in 2013 and failing to make the Oakland Raiders’ roster or practice squad Womens Joejuan Williams Jersey
, Dexter McCoil tried his luck in the Arena and Canadian leagues. In 2016, he returned to the NFL when the Los Angeles Chargers signed him to a contract. As a backup safety and core special teamer, he appeared in 18 games for the team before getting released early in the 2017 season. The 6’4, 220 lbs defender then joined the San Francisco 49ers, with whom he also opened the 2018 season before getting released earlier this month.DB Obi MelifonwuA second-round pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2017 Authentic Joejuan Williams Jersey
, Obi Melifonwu struggled with injury during his first two seasons in the NFL. The Connecticut product appeared in just five games during his rookie year in between two separate stints on injured reserve. In late August, the Raiders waived the 24-year old with an injury designation and subsequently again placed him on IR. Earlier this week, the team parted ways with him. While Melifonwu’s injury history is a concern, he undoubtably has the highest ceiling of the three players brought in by the Patriots.