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FOXBORO, Mass. -- Brandon Spikes has developed a reputation as a big, physical linebacker as well as "heavy hitter" out on the football field. But when it comes to the hardwood, apparently there's finesse to his game. Spikes, who in two-plus seasons with the Patriots has become one of the better middle linebackers in the NFL, revealed on Thursday that basketball, not football, was always his real passion. "That was my first love," Spikes said of playing basketball. "But I stopped growing," leaving him destined for a life of physicality in football. While Spikes was never able to reach his...
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