After Greg Bedard wrote his article detailing the Patriots one word no huddle, and more importantly after they used it to near perfection against Denver last week, it's been a big story.

The Seahawks are well aware of how fast the Patriots offense can move, and they've been doing their best to replicate it in practice.

"Any time you have a tempo like that, you have to prepare for it and you have to game plan for it," second-year cornerback Richard Sherman said. "The only thing you can do is get your offense to simulate it to the best of their abilities and hope you're prepared enough on Sunday to play. Coaches did everything they could. They tried to fatigue us."

Whether the Patriots use it or not, it doesn't matter. Teams are now going to have to practice faster than ever just to prepare for them. First up is the Seahawks and we'll see how they do.

Another interesting tidbit to note is that, while Belichick has said the Seahawks don't substitute much on defense, they actually do sub Red Bryant and Bruce Irvin. This is another thing that bears watching, because the Patriots certainly take note of personnel changes on defense.

If you bring one of your best players out of the game to take a short rest, they'll quickly go into their fast paced no huddle and keep him out of the game. That's what they did to Von Miller last week, according to Ron Jaworski:

"When you look at the number of snaps that New England ran in that game [not including penalties], it was 89. That is a lot of repetitions, a lot of opportunities for big plays.

"Here is what the no-huddle does, and here are the facts when I went through that game. Von Miller is clearly the Denver Broncos' best football player. This guy is a great football player. Well, he was only on the field for 60 of 89 snaps, because when he wasn't on the field, when [the Patriots] could dictate packages where he wasn't on the field, Tom Brady stayed with the no-huddle offense and did not allow Von Miller to get back on the field.

"Now, of those 29 plays that Von Miller was on the sideline, watching his defense, New England ran 19 times for 106 yards and a touchdown, and Brady was 7 of 10 for 65 yards.

"So the 29 plays, a third of the plays, the best player for the Denver Broncos is on the sideline and New England ran 29 plays for 171 yards -- 5.9 yards per play. That's what the no-huddle does."

Michael Saver 10/13/2012 11:23:00 AM Edit

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