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Football playoff proposal debated at North Attleboro

NORTH ATTLEBORO — Alex Jette was well aware that another loss would all but demolish North Attleboro’s chances at making its first Super Bowl appearance since 2002.

Perhaps more importantly here than at any other school, the significance of winning every game on the schedule was enough to help push Jette – an electric running back and the focal point of the Red Rocketeers’ offense – onto the field against Foxboro in late September, just one week after breaking his right fibula (and staying in the game) during a 21-14 win over Bishop Feehan.

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