The (7-2) New England Patriots will take their six-game
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winning streak on the road in week 10 for their third away game in a four week span. The (3-4) Tennessee Titans Authentic James Harrison Jersey , who face the Dallas Cowboys for Monday Night Football, are in the middle of a three-game losing streak and are underdogs at home against the Patriots.Per a couple oddsmakers, the Patriots are 6.5-to-7 point favorites in week 10 against the Titans. This line is obviously subject to change based upon 1) the Titans’ performance on Monday Night; and 2) the health and availability of Rob Gronkowski and Sony Michel for the Patriots.The Titans have one of the better defenses in the league, allowing an average of 1.72 points per drive Limited Andre Tippett Jersey , which is tied with the Houston Texans for seventh in the NFL. The Patriots will have a tough time racking up points, although they did put up 38 points on the Chicago Bears defense that leads the league with 1.54 points allowed per drive.For context, the Patriots defense is tied for 12th with 1.89 points per drive.On the other side of the ball, the Titans offense is atrocious Irving Fryar Jersey Salute to Service , ranking 28th in points scored per drive with 1.52. That’s less than what the top-ranked Bears defense allows, so the Titans offense makes opposing defenses look like they’re the best in the league. Tennessee ranks ahead of only the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Arizona Cardinals John Hannah Jersey , and Buffalo Bills and immediately behind the Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders, and New York Jets.For context, the Patriots offense ranks 6th with 2.47 points per drive.Personally Authentic Tedy Bruschi Jersey , I think New England should win this game by more than a touchdown. But we’ll see how many Patriots players are available to suit up in the final game before the bye week.Former Patriots coach Pepper Johnson talks about Malcolm Butler’s benching in Super Bowl LII Pepper Johnson served as the linebackers or defensive line coach for the New England Patriots from 2000-13, ultimately leaving when it became clear that he wouldn’t serve as defensive coordinator under head coach Bill Belichick. Johnson spent 2014 with the Buffalo Bills under Doug Marrone and 2015-16 with the New York Jets under Todd Bowles.Johnson sat down with Deadspin for an extended Q&A session and he didn’t hold back any punches when comparing the success of the Patriots with the terrible coaching in the AFC East. Johnson also opined on why he thought Belichick benched cornerback Malcolm Butler in Super Bowl LII and the value the Patriots gained from SpyGate.On Malcolm Butler’s BenchingOn SpyGateOn Bill Belichick’s coaching styleOn the BillsOn the JetsOn the DolphinsOn the weakness of the Patriots defenseOn why the Patriots are better than the other teams in the divisionOn the value of Robert KraftThe whole interview is fascinating and I recommend reading all of it because there’s other Patriots nuggets and some seriously fascinating insight about league operations in the interview worth seeing for yourself.