The New England Patriots have won so many Super Bowls lately their in-house year-in-review videos have so many sequels they’re they’ve been forced to trot out Roman numerals previously used only by the Rocky and Land Before Time series.

The Pats have released a pair of clips from 3 Games to Glory V to preview its full release. The first shows offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels watching a red zone play from the Denver Broncos’ game with AFC Divisional Playoff opponent Houston. You’ll see McDaniels notice a weak spot in the Texans’ defense that running back Dion Lewis could capitalize on, and then you’ll see Tom Brady toss a swing pass to Lewis for a touchdown.

The next clip focuses on pro personnel director Dave Ziegler’s contribution to the game plan. With the Super Bowl approaching, Ziegler’s focus switched — rather than scouting other teams for players to add, he was watching the Falcons for players to exploit.

These clips do a good job of showing why coaches devote so much time and so many resources to film study. Because the talent gap is so small — especially in the playoffs — the gap between winning and losing is microscopic. Finding a weakness in a backup guard who may play two plays could lead to a negative play that stops a would-be scoring drive, allowing the Patriots to, hypothetically speaking, of course, rally from a 28-3 deficit to win the Super Bowl.

3 Games to Glory V is available for purchase now.

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National columnist - Zach joined the staff in 2012...and has been attempting to improve Doug and Scott's writing ability ever since (to little avail). Outside of football season, you can find him watching the San Antonio Spurs reading Game of Thrones fan theories.