This coverage was so dominant that they basically threw a pity flag for Cooks. Crushed off the field pic.twitter.com/SC3PbW3hco
— Sam Monson (@PFF_Sam) January 21, 2018
Surprise! Surprise! Another controversial call goes in favor of the Patriots.
Right before the half, the Patriots were the beneficiary of a tricky tack penalty that set them with a first and goal inside the red zone:
Db’s are taught to squeeze wide receivers to the 12th defender which is the sideline = Great Defense!
— Nathaniel E Burleson (@Nate13Burleson) January 21, 2018
The pass interference gave the Patriots a free 32-yards and the drive was capped off with a touchdown.