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NFL playoffs: Colts vs. Patriots preview
NFL playoffs: Colts vs. Patriots preview

Of the four divisional games, this is the only one that's not a rematch from the regular season. Indianapolis is coming off a historic comeback victory over Kansas City that was both exhilarating and emotionally draining. There's no respite Saturday night for the Colts, as they head into one of the NFL's toughest challenges — a January game in Foxborough, Mass. The Colts have had a tendency to fall behind early in games — as they did in the wild-card round, when they found themselves in a 28-point hole — and a repeat performance likely would be fatal against Tom Brady and the door-slamming Patriots. Although he hasn't won a Super Bowl in nine...

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