Found January 14, 2013 on NESN.com:
It will be nearly four months since the Patriots went to Baltimore and lost to the Ravens in Week 3 by the time the AFC Championship Game rolls around on Sunday, and New England may still be having nightmares about Torrey Smith (and the officiating) from that first matchup. Fortunately for the Patriots, the team has seen a sizable shakeup in the secondary since Smith went off for 127 yards on six receptions and two touchdowns less than 24 hours after his younger brother died in a motorcycle accident. Those changes to the defensive backfield should help New England fare much better against the Baltimore deep-threat option. Since Sept. 23, Devin McCourty has moved from cornerback to safety, Steve Gregory has leapfrogged Patrick Chung as a starter, Kyle Arrington has moved from outside to the slot, Alfonzo Dennard has emerged as a starter and Aqib Talib has come in from the Buccaneers in a trade. Needless to say, this is not the same team that Joe Flacco threw for 382 yards and three t...
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