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  1. ctpatsfan77

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    Losing Brace isn't a death blow, but his loss doesn't exactly improve the run defense. With Spikes returning and others getting healthy on the d-line, it should be functional enough in the playoffs to be competitive.

    He'd been playing well too. Tough brake for the kid. He had come a LONG way.
     
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    Wow, lame. Looks like there's a chance we'll without Brace AND Wright for the rest of the year.

    Hopefully Pryor is ready to play.
     
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    Still surprised that they have not given up on Wright... hope???
     
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    I was thinking this as well, wouldn't logic dictate that if Wright isn't able to come back he would of been placed on IR already?
     
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    I was thinking the same thing as you and darryl, i thought wright would go to IR since hes been out so long. This may mean they think hes could make it back.
     
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    Please stay healthy Big Vince.
     
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    Or it just means Brace has a severe elbow injury and is going on IR. Doesn't necessarily have anything to do with Wright.
     
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    It's funny to me how Brace went from bust in my mind, to a big loss when he his IR'd. We're gonna need all of the help we can get for this DL.
     
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    Brace missed one game to a concussion and returned against Buffalo. He injured his elbow in that game?
     
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    I just want to be definitive about my thoughts on this, maybe yes, maybe no. :bricks:
     
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    Exactly my frame of mind when hearing the news.
     
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    Sucks to lose Brace now. but the Pats will continue on as they always have. At least we will get Spikes and Pryor back.
     
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    If Brace Is out then Mike Wright is probably Back.
     
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    Heaven knows the DL needs the bye week. Please let them stay healthy against Miami!
     
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    Why do you say this?
     
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    To me this is very bad news, as Brace was playing like a legitimate run stopper at end, and was making some big plays in short yardage situations. I fear we do not have anyone who can fill his shoes. Here's hoping a combination of the new guys and the D linemen coming off of the DL can step in and make up for this loss.
     
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    Perhaps someone could start an official I aggressively insisted that Brace was a bust, and now I want to apologize thread.
     
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    Too many of those for other players, it's beating a dead horse. Some people get too opinionated while having next to no game film of a player and think they know more than coaches.
     
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