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Mon Jan 09 04:07:07 EST 2017 | ABC7 News
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots opened as 16-point favorites against the Houston Texans in the AFC divisional round of the playoffs, in part because New England has beaten them in five straight games while outscoring them by a 171-79 margin. But quarterback Tom Brady said Monday morning that history means nothing to the team. "This is a day-to-day league. It really doesn't matter the last time we played them, or last year, because things change so much with the game or game plan an..

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is invested in his team's mindset before its AFC divisional playoff game Saturday against a Texans team that New England 1) has beaten five straight,..
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots opened as 16-point favorites against the Houston Texans in the AFC divisional round of the playoffs, in part because New England has b..
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots opened as 16-point favorites against the Houston Texans in the AFC divisional round of the playoffs, in part because New England has b..
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