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Patriots' win doesn't mask issues

Updated: September 27, 2010, 12:03 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When veteran defensive lineman Anthony Pleasant played for the New England Patriots from 2001 to 2003, he shared what he felt was the secret to the team's success.

Pleasant often said the Patriots, under coach Bill Belichick, were just as hard on themselves after wins as they were after losses. They didn't sweep their problems under the locker room rug after victories.

Those words nicely captured what unfolded Sunday at Gillette Stadium, where the Patriots ...

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