Against the Chiefs they just went all out blitz and force the young QB to get the ball out in a super hurry on 3rd down (and on the last INT against Goff).
Against the Rams it was rush 4 but they would blitz someone and drop one of the DL into coverage, so it looked like they were bringing more when they really weren't. Which Pettine will do if he has the coverage guys for it (and Patriots have four very talented vets at DB)
Against the run the Patriots attack vertically when the Rams OL wanted to go horizontally...
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