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Belichick Running up the Score 45-3 - how much of an impact on playoff loss?

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    The jets obviously came in more motivated to play this time around thanks to the 45-3 loss earlier this year. In retrospect, do you wish the pats won the earlier game but kept the score more respectable like 25-3 or 30-3 rather than embarrass them like that? I think that game probably affected the pats kids in the sense that they probably thought that today was going to be easy. I mean the rookies only experienced 2 losses all year and they don't know what difficulty in the NFL is. I just think the pats had it coming to them today - the jets are a talented team and if you run up the score on them they will remember.
     
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    Considering we put in Hoyer a few minutes into the 4th what the hell did you want?

    You don't take your foot off the gas in the 3rd, ever.
     
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    25-3 or 30-3 would still be a big defeat - I don't think it played that big of a factor. They lost because they somehow came out flat and didn't play with the same intensity.
     
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    There is no excuse for the pathetic performance they put on today.
     
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    Seriously, though, what were the Pats supposed to do? Remember that one of the things that everyone was b****ing about the previous season was that the Pats would either take their foot off the gas pedal, OR simply have second-half meltdowns.

    I don't think the score would have motivated the JEST anymore, but I do wonder if that score 'demotivated' the younger Pats at least a little bit.
     
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