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Positive signs for Patriots’ defensive line

Albert Haynesworth’s return adds more to group

The stat sheet didn’t show it - officially he was credited with only a quarterback hit - but Albert Haynesworth had an impact in Sunday’s win over the Cowboys, as he and the rest of the Patriots’ interior defensive linemen did a good job of pushing the pocket and making things uncomfortable for Tony Romo.

After missing two games with a back issue, Haynesworth has played in the last two games. He was not a factor against the Jets, but he was against the Cowboys.

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