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    The Patriots Defense Stacks Up With The 2009 Super Bowl Champion Saints
    By: Russ Goldman

    The Patriots 2010 defense has similar statistics to a defense that won a championship. Here's how New England's defense compares favorably to the 2009 New Orleans Saints. ...

     
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    I been telling the "the defense sucks!!!1" crowd that and they just shrugged it off. You don't need an elite defense but a complementary one.
     
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    Best part is that within 2 years this defense WILL be elite.
     
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    You need three units that execute the game plan well. The Patriots have three units that do so!
     
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    I would argue that since Week 9, they have been pretty darn close to elite.
     
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    Well if we're going to suck our own dicks around here, I was on the "this defense has a ceiling of the 2009 Saints" before the season even started. :cool:
     
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    I get the similarities, but what's interesting is how differently those two defenses are built.
     
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    Freud says hello.....
     
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    Bid him good morrow.
     
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    Kontra, you crack me up. :D
     
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