Both of them can come up with creative, clever plans, and fine individual plays, and as much of a cliche as it is, they don't adjust worth a damn. This is about the 4th or 5th game this season going back to the start where we've had our quarterback getting hit and sacked constantly, and the every down protection scheme is generally either just the 5-linemen, or those five linemen plus Bush(Which I'd go so far as to say is not at all helpful). It worked well the first two quarters, and it's worked well elsewhere, but this like the Eagles game and a handful of others was really problematic at times. It's like I'm watching Mike Martz circa 2003 call plays. That middle portion of the game was just brutal, with the Patriots having multiple defenders showing blitz(and generally bringing it), and then we've got five guys with Bush running a flare route out of the backfield. Mike Nolan is the same kind of deal. This is four games so far vs. the Patriots, and he's not shown he's able to come up with a game plan to where they can't run away in terms of score at times. Virtually every defensive coordinator we've had since Tom Brady came into the league has been able to have at least one game where they've shown they can stop or slow the Patriots down. Nolan hasn't. The Patriots came out in a fair amount of more balanced sets earlier in the game, and the Dolphins overwhelmed them by dropping loads of pressure on them with multiple defender blitzes. The Patriots adjusted by going 4 or 5-wide, and Nolan backed off. That in itself is not a problem, there's a difference between blitzing on potential blockers and blitzing when every skill position is likely going to run a route, but we couldn't do anything to stop it. That had to be pretty high on the list of things to expect from the Patriots, and Brady was clearly rattled enough you think you could keep the pressure coming rather than immediately start playing it safer? I didn't really see how much more Odrick at Rush end or Soliai at Nickel DT we got, but I'm sure that was another charming factor. They're both fools gold. **** them. Merry Christmas!