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Bill Belichick: disguising defenses vs. Denver is key

FOXBOROUGH — On Thursday, Patriots safety Devin McCourty commented that sometimes it seems as if Peyton Manning knows an opposing defense as well as the players on that defense.

When facing a player of Manning’s caliber — as the Patriots will when they take on the Broncos Sunday night — disguising intentions is important, and Bill Belichick talked at length Friday morning about how a defense had “better do a good job of it or it’s going to be a long day.”

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