Patriots coach Bill Belichick joined The Big Show on Monday, saying that the Patriots' struggling secondary isn't the only reason the Pats lost in Sunday's 24-23 defeat against the Seahawks.
"I think it's a total team thing," Belichick said. "We didn't do a good job yesterday in any area. … I don't think any area of the team is not a part of [the struggles]."
Asked about the big passing plays, Belichick replied, "The deep balls are obviously a problem. I think anyone who watched the game could see that."
Belichick said that he isn't considering moving defensive back Devin McCourty from cornerback to safety. McCourty was an All-Pro corner in his rookie season two years ago but saw time at safety in an underwhelming sophomore campaign.
"Devin I think has really overall had a good year and has improved in a lot of areas," he said. "He hasn't really worked back there. … He's done a really good job of the things we've asked him to do. We've asked him to change some things and do some things differently and he's done a good job of that. I think he's coming along at corner, and that's where he's been."
Belichick noted that he thought McCourty had a good game in Sunday's loss.
"I thought he did a real good job for us in all areas. … I thought he was on the receivers well," Belichick said. "Covered well, jammed them. I thought he did a real good job."
Asked if he feels McCourty has had a good season thus far, Belichick responded, "Overall, yeah."
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