O’Brien then went on to compliment the Patriots coaching, calling them a very “well-coached team.”
“They don’t beat themselves, and defensively they’re doing such a great job in a lot of different areas,” O’Brien continued. “I mean, they’re taking the ball away at a historic rate, they play really good technique in the secondary, and upfront they’ve got a lot of really good players.
“And offensively they’re doing a really good job of running the football, and they’re very, very tough with their matchups. You know, Julian Edelman, Phillip Dorsett, and then obviously with Tom [Brady] running the offense with Josh, it’s very, very challenging. And then special teams, they have what I would call professional special teams players led by Matt Slater. I mean, they just do a great job.”