http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/colum...li_len&id=3124172&lpos=spotlight&lid=tab2pos1 "In fact, several New England veterans, none of whom wanted to be identified because of obvious consequences, noted that the Patriots' coaching staff prepares for games against NFC opponents harboring what one player termed "something bordering on disdain." "Said one New England player: "It's not a lack of respect. It's more like, 'Hey, [the NFC] just isn't as good as us.' That feeling just [emanates] from the top on down when we're playing an NFC team. I mean, doesn't it show?"" This reminds me of something Seymour said after the Minny game last year. He basically said that they weren't surprised that they dominated because it was an NFC team.