War Room: Patriots at Colts

Updated: December 9, 1999, 6:00 PM ET
The War Room
New England offense vs. Indianapolis defense

The film sessions must be grueling for offensive coordinator Ernie Zampese and his entire unit. The problems are widespread, but all the heat has been placed on QB Drew Bledsoe. Watch the film and it is evident that teams across the league have come up with the answer to a Patriot offense that has the potential to put 30-plus points on the board every time out.

The Colts have been doing some different things up front, as well as in their secondary, to generate pressure and force teams to run the ball to win, but throw everything out on Sunday. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio knows his unit has been vulnerable whenever teams decide to abandon the run and take their chances with multiple receiver sets, so Fangio will study the film of New England's last five opponents and take a similar approach.


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