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  1. pats1

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    Should be fun...
     
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    Bloody hell.
     
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    Should be alright. We've got 5 running backs with the skills to get Randy, Wes and Tom dry towels between plays. :(
     
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    We may have to run the ball against the falcons weakened run-D. Nah, they'll be expecting that.
     
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    It will also be raining heavy in Giants Stadium. Probably more beneficial for the Jets as it will slow CJ down.
     
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    The weather will help the Pats.IMO
     
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    I, too, expect this to be more of a positive than a negative. 5 RB's to cycle through, and 3 tight ends plus Edelman, Galloway, etc. All they have to do is get 3.5 yards per play, and we should be fine. :cool:
     
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    I can get into a good grind it out running game and let Welker and Moss rest.
     
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    great, sounds like the perfect time to bring a couple of 4yos to their first game :help:
     
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    Maybe we should pass 50 times.

    Only kidding:D (I hope).
     
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    Everything is setting up for a good running game.
     
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    I've always wondered if there are drawbacks to playing your home games in a dome. It would be great for the Pats to get out to a lead early on. Make the rain add to the Falcons misery...
     
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    Somewhere in the New England area, Michael Turner is looking out his hotel room window with a big grin on his face.

    The game rests on his thighs.
     
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    BenJarvus breakout game?
     
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    let's run the football ! Go Pats !
     
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    Which of our backs are the better mudders (although there won't be mud, just rain)?

    QB12
     
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    Id say Fred Taylor
     
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    If it's slippery, then I'd have to say Faulk. He has the quickness and foresight to get those extra couple yards. Just treat every down like it's 3rd down... :)

    Some folks would go for a good pounder, when it's raining and slippery, and try and bulldoze the line, but if you have a smaller, agile back, then it's a LOT harder for those big honkin' linemen to bend and twist enough to stop him.
     
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    A good game to try Matthew Slater as a kick returner.
     
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    I think that this along with Moss and Welker's injuries are just God's way of telling the Pats they need to run the ball.
     
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