Patrick Chung

Patriots defense pushed around in Super Bowl loss to Eagles

So many times this season, New England's defense made plays when it had to give Tom Brady and the Patriots offense a chance to win.

But with the man responsible for the biggest defensive plays in Patriots' Super Bowl history watching from the bench, it couldn't figure out the Philadelphia Eagles in a 41-33 loss Super Bowl loss on Sunday.

Malcolm Butler, whose interception in the end zone sealed New England's Super win over Seattle in the 2015 Super Bowl, didn't play a defensive snap on Sunday.

Bill Belichick said only that they "put the best players in the game plan like we always do." Defensive coordinator Matt Patricia said...