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Patriots Players Who Will Play a Crucial Role Down the Stretch
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Despite the New England Patriots' dominating 49-19 win over the New York Jets last night, they remain in a tight playoff race where the difference between a bye and the fourth seed could be just a single loss.

As Bill Belichick preaches, "the season really starts after Thanksgiving," so now is the time when the real football begins. Let's take a look at some of the Patriots players who will be most vital to their playoff push.

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