After a week of second guessing and assigning blame for the Patriots' struggles this season, Tom Brady and the Pats get a chance to quiet critics when they host the undefeated Bengals in the Sunday night game.Cincinnati has been the team many analysts have picked as the top team in the AFC, but they have some actually been less productive than the Patriots on offense. Tom Brady has thrown for more yards than Andrew Dalton, and Stevan Ridley has rushed for more yards than Giovani Bernard.

Despite their issues against Kansas City on Monday, the Patriots have the 4th ranked defense in yards allowed per game while the Bengals rank 15th, allowing 50 more yards per game than New England.The Pats also have the #1 passing defense as they give up only 185 yards per game.

Former Patriots wide receiver Troy Brown gives his keys to the game below.