He has been talking about his frustrations with the Patriots offense for a few weeks now, and in New England’s 28-22 loss against Houston, it was ugly. Brady did amass 326 passing yards and three touchdowns, but two of those scores came on lengthy drives in garbage time. Brady has a disconnect with his receivers and it looks like he’s still missing the security of a dependable target like retired tight end Rob Gronkowski. Slot man Julian Edelman remains as Brady’s most trusted target, but for him to improve and for the Patriots to shake this offensive inefficiency — they have scored just 18 points a game over their last four, two of which have been losses — other receivers have to step up. Making matters worse, the Ravens slid into the AFC’s No. 1 seed.
Baltimore can be cold/rainy for the AFC Championship game, which would limit Lamar Jackson. Not all is lost in New England.
However, any thoughts if the Patriots will draft a receiver this year? Maybe go after Odell Beckham Jr.?