Bruschi on Tap: Hitting the bye on high

Brandons and Brady impress the most across the pond for surging Patriots

Updated: October 26, 2009, 4:18 PM ET
By Tedy Bruschi | ESPNBoston.com

Observations from the Patriots' 35-7 win over the Buccaneers:

1. Safety valves: Not only are Patriots safeties Brandon McGowan and Brandon Meriweather quickly becoming one of the best tandems in the league, their games are improving and evolving to where the coaching staff can utilize their abilities to keep offenses confused and perplexed. Meriweather took another step toward becoming a premier safety by picking off two of Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Johnson's passes, returning one for ...

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