Maroney: Don't look back

Patriots RB says team needs to focus on the present

Updated: December 7, 2009, 7:30 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- If the Patriots' 7-5 record didn't make it abundantly clear, running back Laurence Maroney made sure to stress it Monday: This isn't 2007.

Fair or not, the 2009 Patriots have been saddled with the expectations of that record-setting and near-perfect campaign. But on the heels of yet another frustrating loss, a 22-21 setback in Miami, Maroney said the comparisons need to stop.

And just to be safe, this isn't 2001, 2003 or 2004, either.

"We need to stop ...

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