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J.J. Watt driven to avenge loss to Patriots

HOUSTON — He sat at his stall in the visiting locker room at Gillette Stadium, sorting through whatever answers he could find in the rubble of a 42-14 shakedown.

He was asked what to make of what happened. All he could muster was that the Patriots were a very good team, a team that executed and won.

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