New faces, same results

Despite losing leaders and key players, Patriots' defense still getting it done

Updated: October 1, 2009, 8:58 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh looks at the New England Patriots' defense, he sees what he always has.

There may be no Mike Vrabel, Tedy Bruschi, Richard Seymour or Rodney Harrison, all longtime stalwarts. But the results, and the approach, look familiar.

"It's the fundamental soundness that they've always had and the multiple looks they can give you," Harbaugh said Wednesday as his team began preparations to face the Patriots on Sunday at Gillette ...

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