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Christopher L. Gasper

Jaguars are no threat to the Patriots

There are convenient half-truths, little white lies, full-fledged fabrications, and then there is the Cirque du Soleil truth-bending that football coaches engage in when they’re facing a hopelessly overmatched opponent.

Almost all football coaches make said opponent sound as if its being quarterbacked by Joe Montana, coached by Paul Brown, and trotting out the Steel Curtain on defense. Like almost anything football coaches do, Patriots coach Bill Belichick does prevarication better than most.

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