Bedard: What went wrong on the Patriots’ defense to allow so many big plays?

(Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A first run through the defensive TV copy of the game to try to get a bead on where the issues were. We'll go through some of the big plays and then give you a few takeaways:


1-10-BLT 36 (13:05) (Shotgun) M.Ingram right end pushed ob at BLT 49 for 13 yards (P.Chung).

Patriots do not shift to the strength of the defense when the fullback motions to the right, so they're already in a bad spot. Elandon Roberts is late getting outside and is delayed by mammoth RT Orlando Brown.

1-10-BLT 49 (12:32) (Shotgun) L.Jackson pass short middle to M.Brown pushed ob at NE 25 for 26 yards (D.McCourty).

Ravens do a nice job formationally with the tight end on the right, and the fullback