Found December 09, 2012 on NESN.com:
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The Patriots’ pass defense has improved since Aqib Talib came to Foxboro, but surprisingly, he’s been the weak link in the New England secondary. It will be key for Talib to play the best game of his brief Patriots career while he’s matched up against the Texans’ star wide receiver, Andre Johnson. After an off year plagued by injuries in 2011, Johnson has come roaring back this season, especially in the last three weeks. The 6-foot-3, 230-pound wide out caught 14 passes for 273 yards and a touchdown three weeks ago against the Jaguars, and continued that dominance on Thanksgiving, catching nine passes for 188 yards against the Lions. Since the Patriots’ cornerbacks don’t typically shadow one receiver, Talib will only have to cover Johnson half the game, but if he’s not careful, he could get burned. Since coming over from Tampa Bay, Talib has allowed 17 receptions for 257 yards and two touchdowns, according to Pro Football Focus. Andrew Luck, Mark Sanchez and Ryan Tannehill completed...
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