Still, the Patriots offense looked horrible early on. Tom Brady threw a couple of picks and Moss, who already is in the doghouse after being late earlier in the week, apparently "shut it down."
"We knew he was going to shut it down," cornerback Chris Gamble told Breer. "That's what we wanted to do to him. That's what we did. He'd just give up a lot. Slow down, he's not going deep, not trying to run a route. You can tell, his body language. . . . "Amazing.