Found January 09, 2013 on NESN.com:
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The 2011 Patriots nearly won the Super Bowl. By simple reasoning, that means that the 2012 Patriots, if even a little better, should be able to win it all. With that in mind, veteran wide receiver Deion Branch‘s assessment of the current team bodes well. “Each year is going to be something different,” he told Tom E. Curran of Comcast Sportsnet. “We’re a lot better than we were last year.” Branch knows firsthand how good this team is. Part of the reason he hasn’t been with the team for the full year — he’s been cut and brought back twice — is because the Patriots are stacked on offense. With Rob Gronkowski returning from injury, Aaron Hernandez hitting his stride, and a young running back group including Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen and Danny Woodhead making noise, the Patriots appear primed to punch through for the championship that eluded them last year. Branch wasn’t looking ahead to the Super Bowl just yet, though. While he was quick to compliment various teammates and the state o...
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