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Four years later, many changes for Patriots, Giants

The names have changed since their last Super Bowl

The idea that the Patriots want revenge on the Giants is one that will be a prominent story line as Super Bowl XLVI creeps closer, but for the majority of the players involved in the game, it won’t be much of a factor.

NFL coaches like to say that every year is different, and a look at the rosters for New England and New York bears that out: Just four years after they met in Arizona for Super Bowl XLII, they are vastly different.

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