Asked about the challenge of facing a defense that was the league's best at stopping the pass and No. 3 at thwarting the run, Blount gave the Seahawks some praise before putting things back into perspective.
"I don't care about them being the top defense. That doesn't bother me," Blount said Tuesday, according to the Providence Journal. "They were good enough to get here, just like we were good enough to get here. They're not immortal. They can be beaten."
"Obviously they're a pretty good defense," he said. "They were good enough to get here, they were good enough to get here last year, so we are going to put a plan together to hopefully make sure we come out victorious."
The Seahawks' defense has, indeed, looked a little more civilian in the postseason. It has given up an average of 334 yards per game compared with 267 during the regular season, but that's also come against much stronger competition.
The Patriots' one-two punch of