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Patriots’ no-name defense makes a name for itself

Makeshift unit rises to occasion

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - There were some defensive players lining up for the Patriots last night the Jets didn’t know.

The no-names were rookies, free agent signees, and practice-squad call-ups, and though they were forced to play a significant amount, the Patriots still walked away with a 37-16 victory at MetLife Stadium.

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