Breaking Down the New England Patriots' 2009 Opponents

Andrew CahillSenior Analyst IMarch 14, 2009

Breaking Down the New England Patriots' 2009 Opponents

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    FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 21: Coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots watches the finals moments of a win against the Arizona Cardinals at Gillette Stadium on December 21, 2008 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots won 47-7. (Photo by Jim Rogash/G

Miami Doplhins AFC East

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    MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 4:  Quarterback Chad Pennington #10 of the Miami Dolphins warms up before play against the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL Wildcard Playoff Game at Dolphins Stadium on January 4, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Ima

Buffalo Bills AFC East

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    ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 28:  Trent Edwards #5 of the Buffalo Bills looks for a receiver during the game against the New England Patriots on December 28, 2008 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

New York Jets AFC East

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    ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Kris Jenkins #77 of the New York Jets gets up after sacking Trent Edwards #5 of the Buffalo Bills  on November 2, 2008 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. New York won 26-17.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Ima

Jacksonville Jaguars AFC South

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    BALTIMORE - DECEMBER 28: David Garrand #9 of the Jacksonville Jaguars is chased by Corey Ivy #35 of the Baltimore Ravens during the game on December 28, 2008 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Tennessee Titans AFC South

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    NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 10:  Running back Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans runs the ball in the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game on January 10, 2009 at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by

Atlanta Falcons NFC South

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    GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03:  Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons walks throws a pass in the NFC Wild Card Game against the Arizona Cardinals on January 3, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Fa

Indianapolis Colts AFC South

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    SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 03:  Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts passes during the AFC Wild Card Game against the San Diego Chargers on January 3, 2009 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Carolina Panthers NFC South

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 21:  Wide receiver Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers  catches a pass just shy of the end zone against the New York Giants on December 21, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/G

Houston Texans AFC South

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    HOUSTON - DECEMBER 28:  Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears is hit by DeMeco Ryans of the Houston Texans during the first half at the Reliant Stadium on December 28, 2008 in Houston, Texas.  The Texans won 31-24.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Baltimore Ravens AFC North

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    PITTSBURGH - JANUARY 18:  Willis McGahee #23 of the Baltimore Ravens runs the ball against James Harrison #92 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the AFC Championship game on January 18, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Steelers won 23-14. (

New Orleans Saints NFC South

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    LONDON - OCTOBER 26:  Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints throws long during the Bridgestone International Series NFL match between San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints at Wembley Stadium on October 26, 2008 in London, England.  (Photo by Laurence G

Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFC South

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    TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 14:  Cornerback Ronde Barber #20 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers intercepts a pass against the Tennessee Titans at Raymond James Stadium on October 14, 2007 in Tampa, Florida.  The play was called back and the Bucs won 13 - 10.(Photo by Al

Denver Broncos AFC West

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    HOUSTON - DECEMBER 28:  Kyle Orton #18 of the Chicago Bears passes against the Houston Texans during the second half at the Reliant Stadium December 28, 2008 in Houston, Texas.  The Bears lost 31-24 and failed to make the playoffs.  (Photo by Harry How/Ge

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    JACKSONVILLE, FL - FEBRUARY 6:  Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots holds up the Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX at Alltel Stadium on February 6, 2005 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Patriots def
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