The Arizona Cardinals defense is garnering praise across the spectrum for the way they handled Tom Brady and the powerhouse New England Patriots in their stunning upset win Sunday.
The man responsible for the transformation is defensive coordinator Ray Horton, who is putting together an exemplary resume for a head coaching position in the NFL, with his brilliant strategic game plans.
Horton joined Arizona Sports 620’s Doug & Wolf Show Tuesday and talked about the plan he crafted specifically for Brady and the Patriots.
“Everything that we did was based on what had they did last year and what we thought they were going to do and a lot of it we took them out of their game plan so they didn’t do a ton of it,” Horton said. “[The plan] was to confuse Tom Brady, to come up with some things he hasn’t seen before, because it is different.”