Bruschi on Tap: Six observations

Patriots' defense put it together and offense looked energized behind Brady and Branch

Updated: October 18, 2010, 5:39 PM ET
By Tedy Bruschi | ESPNBoston.com

Six observations from the New England Patriots' 23-20 overtime victory over the Baltimore Ravens:

1. Deion Branch and wondering what might have been. It didn't take long for Tom Brady and Deion Branch to get on the same page; for someone to come into an old offense and get re-acclimated that quickly just doesn't happen a lot. I know they have a history, but you had to anticipate there would be a little bit of a learning curve. There were hardly any miscommunications in the game. One ...

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