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Patriots Notebook

Patriots secondary made most of chances

Injuries in the secondary led to some position and playing-time changes for the Patriots against the Jaguars last Sunday, but the defensive backfield responded with three interceptions.

Rookie cornerback Alfonzo Dennard stayed home with hamstring and knee injuries, and cornerback Aqib Talib was limited to just eight defensive snaps. Talib has been dealing with a hip injury he suffered Dec. 10, and needed to convince a large contingent of Patriots personnel — including coach Bill Belichick — during a pregame workout that he was healthy enough to play.

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