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From the archives | 2005

Patriots have a ball in big win at Buffalo

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- It has been a trying season. An unusual season. An injury-plagued season.

A season in which the two-time defending Super Bowl champion Patriots have never looked like a probable three-time defending Super Bowl champion.

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