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But, according to the players, revenge is not one of them.
Yes, the memory of last year’s 23-20 loss to the Patriots in the AFC championship still lingers around town, but strong safety
"No, because if you call it unfinished business, that means that it is revenge," Pollard said prior to Wednesday's practice. "This is part of what we're doing. This is what we signed up for. In OTAs [Organized Team Activities] and training camp, we said the Super Bowl was our stop. We just don't want to stop there, we want to win there. With everything that we're doing, our eye has always been on that Lombardi [Trophy]. It starts with getting past this team. We just want to win."
Still, it’s not easy to forget about last year’s setback, which was punctuated by safety
While conceding that the memory of that game is in the back of some players’ minds, fullback
"Every game is its own animal," he said. "Last year is last year. We don't even talk about what happened last year. Once we got back into the season, we looked at the film and saw what happened last year, and that was over with."
Some players may refer to last year’s loss, and that’s fine, according to right guard