The new kickoff rule's effect on the New England Patriots' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday was discussed by head coach Bill Belichick.
With impactful performances, new players and coaches can make an impression. Changes in the law can also have an effect.
Special teams is one of these areas that is frequently ignored. Without a doubt not by Belichick. During a news conference
he recently devoted 10 minutes to explaining the background of special teams.
When Philadelphia decided to ignore a deep return guy, New England bungled a kickoff. Belichick will work to get better in this area.
The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 25-20 on Sunday
Even though home losses are never fun, the team's defensive performance against the Super Bowl runner-up gave them hope.