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Patriots just weren't prepared

New England dominated by Baltimore in every facet of the game

Updated: January 12, 2010, 1:25 AM ET
By Tedy Bruschi | ESPNBoston.com

Five observations from the New England Patriots' 33-14 home playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens:

1. Not ready to play. It was extremely surprising to see the Patriots come out the way they did, because the one thing you'd think is that the team would be prepared. But there were mistakes happening in the first quarter that were key indicators of a team's not being ready. There were plenty of missed tackles and an obvious lack of intensity. The first play of the game, Ray Rice's 83-yard ...

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