New England Patriots defensive back Stephon Gilmore dominated the Cincinnati Bengals during the Week 15 encounter.
Gilmore picked off two of Andy Dalton’s passes on the day, taking one back for a touchdown. After the game, Bengals coach Zac Taylor rushed to his quarterback’s defense by saying his receivers weren’t aggressive enough.
Interestingly, Gilmore noted perhaps another problem — the turnovers were easy to jump on thanks to film.
Here’s Gilmore, who says he knew the route on both interceptions per NESN’s Zack Cox: “They’ve got to switch the play up because — I wouldn’t say it was easy, but I knew the route.”
This isn’t the first time a Bengals opponent has suggested the attack is predictable enough to take advantage of — Yannick Ngakoue said something similar earlier this year.