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From the archives | 2001

Patriots hang tough, but can’t stop powerful Rams

FOXBOROUGH - After 60 minutes of football, it was clear. The Patriots, 24-17 losers to the St. Louis Rams last night, aren’t quite in the same league as the Rams. But who is?

“One thing that came out of this is that we know we’re a good team,” said Patriots cornerback Ty Law, who spent most of the game chasing down Rams receivers. “We had a chance to win the game, but we made too many mistakes. It’s that simple.”

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