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Scouting the Patriots: Defense

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Will the Colts be able to break the bend-don't-break defense of the Patriots? Brad Keller takes a look.

Defensive Line: Attempts to move nose tackle Vince Wilfork out of the middle have been ineffective since 2004, though Jeff Saturday has had some success against the mammoth tackle since he came into the league.  Given the fact that the Patriots allow only 3.07 yards per attempt up the middle — which is fourth in the league — and the Colts have averaged just 3.47 yards per attempt up the... Recommended Stories