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Will the mistakes of Super Bowl XLII come back?

Different Patriots team faces similar challenges to four years ago

The meeting of the Patriots and Giants in Super Bowl XLVI will be a rematch of the teams’ title-game faceoff four years earlier. The Giants spoiled the Patriots’ bid for a perfect season in that game, 17-14, in Glendale, Ariz.

And while many of the names are different, some of the problems the Patriots will face in the Giants are similar to the ones they encountered in their loss four years ago.

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