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Five things to watch for in Patriots-Lions game

1. Who will step up in Danny Amendola’s absence?

Amendola has been Tom Brady’s clear No. 1 target in preseason, and the pair connected six times for 71 yards and a touchdown last week against Tampa Bay. But Amendola likely won’t play because of an injury, and now it’s up to Aaron Dobson, Kenbrell Thompkins, and Julian Edelman to step up and replace his production. This will be a good test run for the Patriots in case Amendola misses any games this season.

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