Found November 30, 2011 on Projo Pats Blog:
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By Brian MacPhersonA year ago, under Peyton Manning, the Indianapolis Colts led the NFL in passing offense. This year, under the since-deposed Kerry Collins and Curtis Painter, the Colts rank 28th -- fifth-to-last -- in the NFL in passing offense. No matter. When Patriots coach Bill Belichick has shown his team film on the Colts' offense to prepare them for Sunday, he's made sure they've seen everything they used to see. "It's identical," Belichick said. "It's their offense -- no-huddle, they go at a fast pace, hard to substitute. You have to be ready to play defensively with whoever you have on the field. You have to be ready to play first, second and third down with them. You can't count on getting anybody in or getting anybody out. ... "Painter and (Dan) Orlovsky, both of the, whoever has been in there, they've both done a good job of changing plays, taking advantage of looks. They've hit some big plays -- a couple of long p...
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